Tag Archive: food fest

Cocktail Recipe: The Pinkerton by AOC’s Christiaan Rollich

The Pinkerton by Christiaan Rollich

For Saturday’s LA Loves Alex’s Lemonade (one of my fave food fests) which raises funds to fight childhood cancer, Christiaan Rollich of Lucques, Tavern and AOC will be doing up a malty, rich beer cocktail for the good-hearted masses. Tickets for the event, which takes place at the Culver Studios from 12 to 4pm, are…

Where To Find the Cocktails at 3rd Annual Los Angeles Food and Wine Festival

Los Angeles Food and Wine Festival Grant Achatz by Caroline on Crack

The Los Angeles Food and Wine Festival has always been more about the wine than cocktails. It’s in its name after all. But with cocktails now moving up in the esteem of foodies, restaurants and chefs, the annual festival has made sure to incorporate delicious drinks and bartenders more into its festivities. Yayy! And if…

What’s the Drinking Situation at Saturday’s Plate by Plate 2013

Plate by Plate

This Saturday, nonprofit Project by Project‘s food fest Plate by Plate 2013 will be taking over the beautiful Vibiana downtown. From the looks of last year’s photos it’s a fancy affair with folks in suits and evening gowns! The lineup of over 30 restaurants boasts foodie faves like Bestia, Petty Cash and Rivera. But you…

Favorite Bites and Sips at Angeleno’s Live and Dine LA 2013

Live & Dine LA 2013 Rustic Canyon's goat cheese crostini by Caroline on Crack

Angeleno Magazine’s annual Live & Dine L.A. is one of those can’t-miss food fests. Noshing and imbibing at the elegant Fairmont Miramar in Santa Monica. Just check out last year’s highlights. This year’s fest, however, was smaller and relocated back under the grand old fig tree. Just as well since the line to get into…

LA’s Top Bartenders Compete at The Taste LA Cocktail Confidential’s Mixology Contest This Saturday

Damian Windsor by Caroline on Crack

If you lovvve drinking you’ve probably already bought your ticket for Los Angeles Times’ The Taste: Cocktail Confidential this Saturday, part of the weekend-long multi-event food fest on the Paramount Studios lot. And if you haven’t yet, you better get on that. Hosted by ubiquitous bartender Julian Cox (Rivera, Playa, Picca, Short Order) and LA…

This Weekend: Attack of the Largest Margarita, Ode to Lambics, All the Clear Spirits You Can Drink

Friday, May 4 New Tequila/Mescal Bar La Cuevita Opens in Highland Park The bar group that brought you Oldfield’s and Bigfoot Lodge rethemed its Highland Park goth bar Little Cave, turning it into a Mexican-themed bar celebrating the Eastside’s Hispanic roots with an  impressive selection of agave spirits and specialty cocktails by Jared Mort (Oldfield’s)…

2nd Annual L.A. Loves Alex’s Lemonade: Feasting in Galoshes

LA Loves Alex's Lemonade 2011by Caroline on Crack

This past Sunday the sun broke the weekend storm just for  L.A. Loves Alex’s Lemonade charity food fest. At least it seemed like it. Since the rain stopped and the clouds cleared in time for the early afternoon Culver City fundraiser. But the organizers were prepared just in case, erecting tents to shield the vendors…

This Weekend: Whiskey Schooling, Boilermaker Tasting, Tequila Dinner

Friday, October 21 Neat’s Distilleries Series 1 Aidan Demarest has managed some of the best bars in L.A. and in turn formed great relationships with distilleries. Now that he has what he calls the “hottest little Fotomat in Glendale” he’s kicking off a distilleries series at his new bar Neat. The finest distillers from all…

This Weekend: Macallan Open Bar, Allagash Beer Paired Dinner, Food Truck Racetrack

Thursday, September 29 Buffalo Trace Distillery Tasting at Wood & Vine Restaurant K&L Wines is hosting a Buffalo Trace tasting of delicious proportions at Wood & Vine. For $45 at the door you get to partake of Buffalo Trace White Dog & Straight Bourbon, Elmer T Lee Bourbon, Old Rip Van Winkle Bourbon..deep breath…Blanton’s Bourbon,…

Quick Giveaway: Pair of Tickets to The Taste's Art of Mixing

This weekend is Los Angeles Times‘ The Taste event, a citywide food fest, with the big event all weekend at Paramount Studios. But for you, my crackheads, I’m giving away a pair of tickets to this Friday’s cocktail-fabulous event, Art of Mixing. Admission is $125 and will get you unlimited tastings from 30 restaurants (Eva…