Tag Archive: Taste of the Nation

This Weekend: Hottest Cocktail Ticket in Town, Hungry Cat 1/2 Priced Oysters, Adventurous Beer Dinner

Art by the Glass illustration by Dave Stolte

This weekend, do it for the kids. Friday, June 8 Buy Tickets to Art Beyond the Glass at Sadie Restaurant for June 17 If you’re going to ONE LA cocktail event this year, Art Beyond the Glass is it. Forget the rest, this one features the best. OK, that was a little corny but it’s…

This Weekend: Ray’s & Stark Bar’s New Cocktails, Trashcan Punch and Pig Roast, Voltaggio Demo

Friday, April 20 Kogi’s Roy Choi and Beastie Boy Mike D Pop-Up at MOCA Michael Diamond aka Mike D is curating Mercedes-Benz “Transmission LA: AV” — a mix of art, design, music, film and food. The 17-day festival will also feature an outdoor pop-up restaurant by Chef Roy Choi (Sunny Spot, Kogi) and an interactive…

Recap: Spare Room Bowling and Taste of the Nation LA

Last week’s Spare Room bowling party for Taste of the Nation LA marked the last pre-TOTNLA event before the big one on June 12. Hosted by me and organized by cocktail ringmaster Aidan Demarest, it was a smashing success. At least that’s what they tell me. I just remember a whirlwind of friends and cocktails….

5 Reasons To Hit Up Tomorrow's Taste of the Nation LA Spare Room Bowling Party

As if you needed them! Five reasons to hit up tomorrow night’s Spare Room’s Taste of the Nation LA benefit bowling party in Hollywood. 1) For $50 you can bowl for an hour (sporting those oh-so luxurious Esquival shoe rentals), partake of cocktail punches (see below), dance to a dj, nosh on passed appetizers and…

This Weekend: Free Cupcakes & Wine, Rooftop Beer Fest, Pirates' Bacon Buffet

Squee! So many fun things to do this weekend, that is, unless of course, the Rapture foils all plans. Thursday, May 19 Free Cupcakes and Wine: SimonLA – Taste of the Nation LA Event And why wouldn’t you want free wine and cupcakes? At this event benefitting Share Our Strength’s Taste of the Nation, which…

Bowling, Cocktail Punch, Connect Four: Spare Room’s Taste of the Nation Benefit

***CONTEST CLOSED*** You know how I was going on and on about how fun it was to bowl, play board games and drink cocktail punches at the Spare Room in Hollywood? Well, now’s your chance to give it a try. I’m hosting a benefit with SR’s Aidan Demarest there next Thursday, May 26th from 6…

This Weekend: Good Food Happy Hour, Beer for a Good Cause, Slasher Beer Pong

Tomorrow drinkers worldwide are celebrating World Cocktail Day and will inevitably get blitzed. Godspeed. This is how LA’s doing it up. But what to do for the rest of the weekend? Here are some suggestions. Thursday, May 12 Eagle Rock Brewery Taste of the Nation Benefit at Verdugo Bar Five Eagle Rock Brewery beers will…