Tag Archive: West Hollywood

Dominick's New Fall Cocktails: Respectable Girl Drinks

You’re hanging out with your pallies and they’re looking to you to call the next drink destination. But it’s gotta be something low key, none of this frou-frou stuff. Just because you’re a lady doesn’t mean you dig on the sugar water. I’m thinking Dominick’s in West Hollywood. They just kicked off their new fall…

Free Ice Cream at Poketo for Target Ice Cream Meetup

To celebrate the launch of its “Poketo for Target” accessories collection, the artsy collective will be throwing an ice cream meetup at the Target West Hollywood store on August 14 from 1 to 3:30pm where you can also chat with Poketo co-founder Ted Vadakan. The first 100 folks to show up will get a free…

10 Things I Learned About Caviar From Petrossian West Hollywood

Check me out eating caviar at my desk this morning. That’s right, me, Ms. Foodie on a Budget. True, these three tins of caviar were left over from my tres fancy and comped Caviar 101 dinner which was created by chef Ben Bailly at Petrossian West Hollywood last night but still! Who would have thought…

Roger Room's New Summer Menu Debuts Tomorrow

Last night I celebrated my birthday with a few of my buddies at Roger Room in West Hollywood with my fave mixologist, Damian Windsor. While there he gave us sneaky sips of the new cocktails that will debut tomorrow on the updated “Also” cocktail menu, a supplement to the regular 21-drink menu. Roger Room prints…

Urban Hike: Robertson Boulevard From West Hollywood to Culver City

Living in L.A. we come to accept that all these cars and all that traffic are an intrinsic part of our culture. Hey, this is a sprawl so we spend a great deal of time in our automobiles to get to work and play. But while we do that we end up skipping over a…

Blog Bite: Jack n Jill's Too Happy Hour

Trying something new here where I blog when I’m out and about since I have a WP app on my iPhone. Woo hoo! Having brunch this Sunday morning at Jack n Jill’s Too and spotted their happy hour sign: $5 baby back ribs, pulled pork sliders, bowl of gumbo, sweet potato melts and $3 Heineken,…

The Bazaar by Jose Andres: Do Play With Your Food

The Bazaar by Jose Andres takes playing with your food to a whole new level. Here, you’ve got cotton candy, Wonka-esque taste sensations and ample squeals and giggles. I was lucky enough to be invited to check out the year-old funhouse of food at the uber-slick SLS Hotel on La Cienega Boulevard last night. I…

Utopias Primed: World's Strongest Beer and Samuel Adams Beer Dinner at Animal

I was among several bloggers and media types lucky enough to be invited to sample the world’s strongest beer as verified by the Guinness Book of World Records. It’s Samuel Adams’ new limited-edition Utopias — an “extreme” beer which is released every odd year — and suffice it to say I was so looking forward…

The Gardens of Taxco: Delicious & Cheap Since 1971

By Beth Fisher (vlog and site) Tucked away just off the main drag of West Hollywood, The Gardens of Taxco has been a West Hollywood institution since 1971. As a child brought there for special occasions, I thought that with its muted lighting, multi-course meals and spoken menu, this restaurant was the epitome of fancy….

Comme Ca's D'Affaire Love Affair Menu: $2 Oysters, $7 Aphrodisiac Cocktails

Find yourself midtown after a midafternoon tryst or just need to kill some time till rush hour dies down-ish? Comme Ca on Melrose has just the thing, its Defaire Love Affair menu which features discounted nibbles like $2 oysters and $7 “petites assiettes” like steak tartare, crab cake and Croque Monsieur. And the bartenders will…