Category Archives: Shopping & Sales

This Weekend: Belgian Beer Garden, Chanel for Sale, Princess Bride Drinking Game

The Princess Bride (“Sweded” in 5 minutes) – watch more funny videos It’s my big move weekend! So excited. OK, not really. Because that will mean that I probably won’t be able to go to any of these fun events. Sad trombone. Friday, July 22 The Paper Bag Princess Vintage Super Summer Sale I always…

This Weekend: Drunken Singles Mixer, Hatchi Truck Stop, Street Beer Art

On this weekend’s itinerary: Drinking, and lots of it. Thursday, April 28 Fred Segal Santa Monica + Daily Candy Party This is a party that no fashionista on a budget will want to miss. We’re talking mini makeovers by Stila, an OPI manicure bar and blowouts by Fred Segal Salon, including styling tips from Fred…

This Weekend: Free Grand Prix Tickets, Artisanal LA SaMo, Hog Feast

Yay! The weekend is here! (Happy dance.) That is all. Friday, April 15 Free Friday Tickets for Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach This weekend, Long Beach will smell of burning rubber while the joyous sounds of tires screeching and engines revving fill the air. Whether you’re there to see a bunch of C-list celebrities…

This Weekend: Traveling Beer Garden, Free Tequila, Caviar 101

Getting an early start on the weekend since I’m outtie, which is a shame since there are tons of fun (and tasty) stuff going on. Thursday, April 7 Caviar 101 at Petrossian The best way to enjoy caviar? Learning about it while pairing it with champagne or vodka. Yum! At this Monthly caviar class, you…

This Weekend: New Cocktail Menus Abound, Wine Riot, Boozy Hunt

Sorry, Eastsiders. I don’t know how but this turned into a primarily Westside weekend roundup. Is it enough to get you to finally come to our side of town? Thursday, March 24 New Cocktail Menu by Death & Co Guys at Rosa Mexicano Alex Day and David Kaplan of Proprietors LLC and formerly of Death…

This Weekend: Lomo Open Bar, Vodka Dinner, $150 Chanel Shoes

It’s gonna be a boozy one. Thursday, February 17 Buy Tickets for Silverlake Wine’s Rye Whiskey Tasting What makes a great Manhattan? The perfect rye. Now’s your chance to taste some good ones and find your preferred Manhattan ingredient at this Silverlake Wine tasting where Pikesville, Redemption, Michter’s, Sazerac, Copper Fox and the Thomas H….

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: Free Pisco Sours, Vintage Sale, White Trash Wine/Food Tasting

Four Loko Vineyards from Don Johnson from Don Johnson Wow, lots of fun things going on this weekend. What have you got going on? Thursday, February 3 Mo Chica’s 17th Tasting with Bossa Nova Chef de Cuisine Ricardo Lopez will present his 17th Thursday tasting menu, while Bill Esparaza, blogger of StreetGourmetLA will be playing…

Why Blackboard Eats Now Charges

I admit it, I was really irritated when Blackboard Eats first made the announcement earlier this week that it was going to start charging $1 per passcode or $20 for an annual membership. That $1 amount is small/big enough to be annoying. The one thing that made this deals service stand out from the bazillion…

This Weekend: Absinthe Tasting, German Beer Fest, Fred Segal Sale

This weekend is going to be awesome: 70+ degrees and sunny. Gotta love winter in L.A. Friday, January 14 Fred Segal Sale Starts Hopefully you’ve had enough time to financially recover from the holidays to take advantage of the Fred Segal sale where everything from men’s and women’s designer clothes, jewelry, shoes, accessories and even…