Category Archives: Recreation

Giveaway: 2 Passes for City Sip LA's Home Brewing Class

***CONTEST CLOSED*** Since we’re all in the drinking-beer mode today — Happy St. Patrick’s Day! — I figured a beer-related giveaway was in order. I have just two passes for this Saturday’s City Sip LA home brewing class, part of the Craft Beer Home Brew Series, which starts at 1pm. Your professor will be none…

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: Bacon/Wine Tasting, Scavenger Hunt, Repeal Day Parties

Bummed that I’m going to be out of town this weekend because check out all the cool things going on around town. The asterisked events are the ones I?m gonna talk about on Carson Daly?s ?AMP Mornings? radio show today. Thursday, December 2 *Tiny Bandit Pop-Up Sample Sale at Malo This pop-up sample sale is…

This Weekend: Great LA Walk, Beer Fest, Unlimited Chili

The weather is going to be more wintry than we’re used to but that shouldn’t stop you from having fun. Check out what’s going on around town. The asterisked events are the ones I’m gonna talk about on Carson Daly‘s “AMP Mornings” radio show today. Friday, November 19 *Ella Moss & Splendid Bi-Annual Warehouse Sale…

This Weekend: Squash and Scotch, Tour de Fat, Taste This

What a fab weekend it’s going to be! Lots of eating and drinking to do. If you missed me on Carson Daly’s AMP Mornings radio show today, you can listen to it here. By the way, I think it’s going to be a weekly thing, so listen in! Here are some of the events I…

Artisanal LA: The Best $10 You'll Ever Spend

***CONTEST CLOSED*** Nowadays, a ten-spot doesn’t really get you much. Barely pays for a cocktail let alone for parking off Hollywood Boulevard. But at next weekend’s Artisanal LA‘s inaugural fall show — a community shopping, tasting extravaganza — $10 will get you ALL of the following (via Artisanal LA’s Facebook event page): Hosted beverages like…

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…

This Weekend: Zombies or Glamour, Beer Me, Fancy Night Football

I’m so behind! Sorry, crackheads. This Blogger Prom is taking up all my time. But if you’re not going to the fantastic Port of Los Angeles Lobster Fest, here are some other things to do. Saturday, September 18 Barnsdall Screening: LA Confidential Co-Blogger Prom Committee member HC and I will be getting in the mood…

This Weekend: Fashion's Night Out LA, Unlimited Beer Tasting, Underground Dining Society

Shout-out to my sister, Jennifer, whose birthday is tomorrow. Too bad she doesn’t live in LA else I’d take her to all of the following. Yeah, Jennifer, you missed out, heh. But have a happy birthday! Friday, September 10 Fashion’s Night Out via Racked LA OK, I’m not going to even try to compete with…

This Weekend: $1 County Fair, Barnsdall Boozy Movie, Hot Rod BBQ

If you’re a happy-go-lucky gadabout, chances are your Labor Day weekend calendar is already booked up with hot events like Taste of Beverly Hills, the LA Times’ Celebration of Food and Wine and F Yeah Fest. But if you want even more stuff to do because you’re easily bored, here you go. Saturday, September 4…