Tag Archive: Jonathan Gold

Marcos Tello’s Winning Cocktail Recipes From Taste LA Cocktail Confidential 2012 Mixoff

Jaymee Mandeville, Damian Windsor, Marcos Tello by Caroline on Crack

This past Saturday at The Taste LA Cocktail Confidential 2012, six of L.A.’s top bartenders brawled on stage. Only one of them could limp away winner of this cocktail competition judged by the very discerning palates of LA Times nightlife writer Jessica Gelt, master bartender Julian Cox and award-winning food writer Jonathan Gold. OK, actually…

10 Things I Learned at the 2nd Annual LA Craft Beer Crawl

Beer Chicks at the LA Craft Beer Crawl by Caroline on Crack

Yes, I still wanted to hold a grudge against 213 Downtown for banning me from Schmeven Schmand all those years ago. But there comes a time when a girl has just gotta tell herself, “Oh get over it already.” And when you throw in craft beer, the Beer Chicks, a 7-bar LA craft beer crawl…

Gold Standard 2011: Eating Spree at the Petersen Museum

Those first 30 minutes at LA Weekly‘s Gold Standard 2011 yesterday was an eating spree. Yes, I only had half an hour — afforded to me by a media pass — to take pictures and eat and drink as much as I could of the 40 or so food vendors at Jonathan Gold’s annual food…

This Weekend: Open Bar, Zombie Cocktail Party, Sangrita Revolution

Lots of drinking to be done this weekend! More so than usual. Thursday, March 3 Meat! An Art Show Opening Party Featuring Alie and Georgia and Cocktails It’s all about meat at this unusual art show which features the meat-focused works of Carlos Ramos, Myke Chilian and ┬áRichard Lee, to name but a few. But…

Westward, Ho! Eastside Eateries Opening up Westside Locations

I’m so happy that more well-renown Eastside establishments are opening up shops on my side of town. First, Intelligentsia made it over to Venice and now the restaurants listed below. At this rate, I won’t have to leave my hood, ever! Eh, a girl can dream… Bulgarini Gelato in Venice ( Summer 2011): This Altadena…

Menu & Map for Jonathan Gold's Union Station Speakeasy Cocktail Party Tomorrow

I know I already mentioned this event in my weekend roundup but I just snagged the cocktail/food menu and map for Zocalo Public Square and Jonathan Gold’s 2nd Annual Union Station Speakeasy Cocktail Party and wanted to share them. (Thanks, Daniel of Thirsty in LA!) If you haven’t bought your tickets yet you can still…

This Weekend: Beer Me, TheJGold Drinks, Anti-Car LA

Woot! Holiday weekend! A good thing considering there’s so much to do that you’ll need your Monday to recover. By the way, tomorrow morning I’m going to be on Carson Daly’s morning show, AMP Mornings, on AMP Radio 97.1 talking about weekend to-dos so please listen in! UPDATE: If you missed it this morning, you…

2nd Annual Korean Barbecue Cook-off and Soju Mix-Off

Of course you want to go to the Korean American Coalition’s 2nd Annual Korean Barbecue Cook-Off this Saturday, August 7 in Koreatown. Come on, it’ll feature the top KBBQ restaurants in LA, like Park’s BBQ, Soowan Galbi and Ham Ji Park and sexy Chef Ludo and not-so-sexy Jonathan Gold will be among the judges who…

LA Street Food Fest and Gold Standard 2010

Two must-do food events are coming up, folks, so loosen up those belts. These are New Year’s resolution breakers for sure. This Saturday is the inaugural LA Street Food Fest which will feature the hottest thing on the food scene since cupcakes: food trucks! Over 35 of LA’s most popular food trucks and street carts…