Tag Archive: bloggers

Cheers to Los Angeles Magazine’s New Digest Blog Team

Cheers to LA Magazine's new Digest bloggers! by Caroline on Crack

This coming Monday, Los Angeles Magazine is launching its redesigned Digest blog and effectively expanding its food coverage. I hear slideshows and videos are being added! Awesome news considering the magazine has already won so many awards (James Beard, MFK Fisher) for its comprehensive look at LA’s food scene. And I’m ecstatic to say that…

7 Ways To Drink Like a Food/Cocktail Blogger

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Most bloggers are expert drinkers. Hey, we like our booze. If there’s a cocktail tasting, a new bartender and a new bar, you can bet the crowd will be overrun by bloggers armed with cameras and recording devices. Naturally, that means we drink. A lot. And consequently, we know what we like and what we…

10 Tips on How To Throw an Awesome Blogger Prom

Word on the Tweet says that last week’s 2010 Blogger Prom: Hollywood Confidential at Yamashiro was a smashing success. And while the glamorously dressed blogger attendees that night enjoyed the beautiful venue, the yummy nosh, tasty drinks and each other’s company and thanked us for putting on such an event, they might not really know…

Highlights of Angeleno Magazine's Great Chefs Night Out 2010 at the Fairmont

On August 1, food enthusiasts, restaurant critics and of course great chefs converged at the Fairmont Miramar in Santa Monica for Angeleno Magazine‘s Great Chefs Night Out 2010 and 8th Annual Restaurant Awards, which was hosted by Angeleno‘s James Beard award-winning food and travel editor, Brad A. Johnson. We were all there to celebrate his…

My 5th Blogiversary Party at First & Hope + Cocktail Punch Recipe

If you were a reader of my blog two years ago, no doubt you attended my 3rd blogiversary party at Bar Lubitsch. That was a big ‘un with liquor sponsors and a raffle-like giveaway. Since this year was my 5th, my friends and crackheads were asking if I had planned to do anything that big…

Urban Hike: Colorado Boulevard From Eagle Rock to Arcadia

I thought H.C. of LA/OC Foodventures was crazy. He had planned an urban hike from Glendale to Arcadia in the heat of July this past Sunday. It would be 14 miles of Colorado Boulevard. And as with most urban hikes, the stretch of road that Angelenos usually motor through to get from Point A to…

Blogger Prom 2010: Hollywood Confidential at Yamashiro

Ever wanted to have a fancy night out on the town, I’m talking being decked out in glamorous duds with your ‘do perfectly coiffed? Well on Wednesday, September 22, 2010, a select group of bloggers will get the chance to do just that. Today the Blogger Prom Committee, of which I am a member, announced…

Drago Centro's People's Cocktail Winner: Jeni Afuso of Oishii Eats

Thanks to the Drago Centro People’s Cocktail Contest last week, food blogger/photographer extraordinaire Jeni Afuso of Oishii Eats has just added “award-winning mixologist” to her list of accomplishments! Some may have considered Jeni the dark horse contender in this contest. After all, she was going up against dedicated drink bloggers and cocktail enthusiasts Matt Robold…

And Now for Something Completely Different: Manila Machine Filipino Food Truck

I finally had my first Manila Machine Filipino food truck experience last week after what seemed like weeks of near misses. Nastassia Johnson, co-founder of L.A.’s first Filipino food truck and the talented baker/blogger of Let Me Eat Cake, did give me a taste of the fare via her ube cupcakes that she sold at…

This Weekend: $1 Tacos, $5 Jameson, Free Tequila

Woo hoo! I’m going to NYC this weekend for the Big Apple BBQ Block Party as well as an s-load of barhopping. Wish you could go, too, but don’t feel bad as there are lots of fun things to do in town. Thursday, June 10 Tiny Bandit Sample Sale at Malo With $1 Tacos and…