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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: 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…

This Weekend: Fancy Grilled Cheese/Beer Pairing, Neverending Drink-Along, Lomo Pub Crawl

The LA Marathon is this Sunday but for all other non-athletic types (raises hand) here’s a bunch of fattening fun for you. Thursday, March 17 Scoops Westside Goes Irish These special holiday flavors are sure to get your Irish eyes smiling: green white chocolate, non-dairy pandan Oreo, Bailey’s Irish Cream ricotta, Guinness chocolate. It’s so…

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 ¬†Richard Lee, to name but a few. But…

This Weekend: Free Dessert Tasting, Beer Fests, Magnum Pinata

For non-Valentine things to do this weekend, I give you the following. It’s going to be a gorgeous one. Go out and have fun! Thursday, February 10 Barbara Fairchild Booksigning & a Free Dessert Tasting To celebrate former Bon Appetit editor in chief Barbara Fairchild’s new book Bon Appetit Desserts Larry Nicola, chef and owner…

This Weekend: Manila Machine Wine Pairing, La Descarga Feast, $8 Drago Cocktails

Hipster Shore – watch more funny videos ¬† Another gorgeous weekend. What have you got planned? Thursday, January 20 Buy Tickets for Moveable Feast at La Descarga This amazing-sounding food event isn’t til January 30 but figured I’d give you a heads-up now before it sells out since there is limited space. There will be…

This Weekend: Burlesque Boot Camp and Boozy Bowling

Vandermemes from James Van Der Beek The first weekend of the rest of your 2011. How are you going to spend it? Thursday, January 6 Miss Dakota’s Burlesque Academy Forget the gym and all its New Year resolutioners. At this burlesque boot camp, which kicks off tonight, you get a great workout while picking up…

This Weekend: Sharks, All-You-Can-Drink Tequila, Nerd Party

If LA doesn’t blow away today — eesh it’s windy out there — here are a bunch of things you can do this weekend. I also cover some of these weekend’s goings-on on Carson Daly’s “AMP Mornings” AMP Radio show right here. Friday, November 12 Guelaguetza Tequila Tasting This monthly tasting series is made even…

This Weekend: $3 Brown Bag Beer, Mixology Costume Party, Spooky Pub Crawl

Who doesn’t love Halloween? Whether it’s for the chills, costumes or parties, I look forward to it every year. And I’m happy to say there seems to be a decrease in douchy “1st Annual” parties this year and an increase in events I actually want to go to! By the way, catch me on Carson…

This Weekend: $5 Wine Tasting, Free Mai Tais, Thriller Throwdown

Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis: Bradley Cooper from Between Two Ferns Oh my, lots going on this weekend. What to do? I?ve got some ideas, in case you missed my new weekly spot on Carson Daly?s AMP Mornings radio show this morning on 97.1 FM. Thursday, October 14 K&L?s $5 Argentinian Wine Tasting Get…