Category Archives: Sweets

This Halloween Weekend: Narnia at La Descarga, Candy & Wine Pairing, Extreme Tim Burton

I LOVE Halloween. Candy, scary movies, costumes — now that’s a good time right there. Thursday, October 27 Werewolves of London Halloween Hotel Package Partying in WeHo for Halloween? Grab a suite at the London. The hotel is doing a special Halloween package for the holiday now through November 1. Room rates start at $365…

Twice the Vice Spirited Chocolates: So Good It’s Illegal

Twice the Vice Chocolates by Caroline on Crack

Twice the Vice Spirited Chocolates, a chocolate company that just started last year in Santa Monica, has got my number. Belgian chocolates with a rich chocolate ganache infused with high-end liquor. Yes and oh yes! They’ve been touted by UrbanDaddy and Food Republic as the box of chocolates for men of taste but I say…

Eating My Way Through San Francisco, Day 2 & 3

Harlot's Progress by Caroline on Crack

After the way my uber-indulgent Day One in San Francisco went, I was in Ziggy Piggy heaven. Eating and drinking without remorse. Thoughts of diets and exercise could wait til I got back in L.A. For now, every craving was sated, food babies be damned. Fortunate considering my two favorite bar/restaurants of the whole trip…

Highlights of New Bouchon Bakery Beverly Hills

Bouchon Bakery by Caroline on Crack

The much anticipated Bouchon Bakery Beverly Hills opens to the public tomorrow, August 17, but I (along with other media types) was granted a (hosted) sneak peek to this French pastry paradise today. Situated at the lower level of the grand entrance to Thomas Keller’s Bouchon restaurant (talk about impulse buys) in Beverly Hills, the…

This Weekend: Gin Breakfast, Night+Market Thai BBQ, KBBQ Cook-Off

Hollywood Takes a Stand Against Planking from Marielle Jaffe Just wanted to take this opportunity to thank you guys for reading my blog. I couldn’t do this for six years without your support! Enjoy your weekend! Thursday, August 4 One Night Only: Desserts and Drinks Pairings at Dominick’s My two favorite things in the world…

Blog Bite: New Dessert Menu at Father’s Office

Father's Office Ice Cream by Caroline on Crack

As soon as I heard about the brand-new Father’s Office dessert menu by Lukshon‘s pastry chef John Park at the Los Angeles location, my evening’s plans were promptly put aside so I could go check it out. Enticed with promises of chocolate cupcakes with Rasputin Imperial Stout frosting and unique beer floats made with the…

This Weekend: Tiki Throwdown, Vegan Beer Fest, Cocktail Paired Drago Dinner

Europe was great but it’s so awesome to be back in LA. And all these drink-focused events this weekend make me extra happy to be back. Booze and pancakes, cocktail-paired dinner, tiki cocktails? Yes please! Friday, June 24 Pancake and Booze Art Show Underground art show featuring 75 artists, live music, body painting and free…

A Few of My Favorite Things at Wood & Vine

Wood & Vine is one of my favorite places to dine whenever I’m in Hollywood to catch a movie at the ArcLight or kill some time before Hemingway’s Lounge opens up. It’s a gorgeous venue with a beautiful bar that greets you at the front of the house, followed by a second level for dining…

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…

This Weekend: La Descarga Quatro Party, Kentucky Derby Shindig, The Clooney Cocktail

It’s going to be a crazy party weekend what with Cinco de Mayo kicking things off then George Clooney’s birthday, Kentucky Derby and Mother’s Day. Wednesday, May 4 Quatro de Mayo at La Descarga Celebrate Cinco de Mayo Eve with a rollicking good time at La Descarga. The Camarena taco truck will be serving up…