Los Angeles Archive

dineLA | 2010

It’s RESTAURANT WEEK in LA!  That means you can try all those shmancy restaurants that you read about in the foodie blogs that you follow without having to take out a mortgage to do so.   There is a smorgasbord of prix-fixe menus to choose ...Read More

Freebie: Art. Experience. Glow.

Want to experience something crazy? Art, hipsters, homeless people, and messenger bike hooligans collide at Glow|2010.  In all seriousness, this is a pretty amazing event that the City of Santa Monica puts on for FREE.  It is a mixture of local and international artists ...Read More

Kitsch Fix: Clifton’s Cafeteria

My favorite kitschy diner/cafeteria is going to be a hipster hangout!  This is a relic of old Hollywood, when tiki rooms lived strong & business owners were not afraid to alienate with a crazy theme.  If the Country Bear Jamboree mated with your high ...Read More


In case you can't leave the country or have a debilitating fear of flying, all your prayers have been answered. Alpine Village to the rescue. Alpine Village has held the oldest and largest Oktoberfest celebration in Southern California: 43 years of boozing and chosen ...Read More

Barre, vt.

Last night I had the pleasure of seeing my dear friend Autumn Reeser in For the Record: The Soundtrack of Tarantino at Barre, vt. Barre, vt. is dinner theater, all grown up & wearing the little black dress to match.  For a mere $15 ...Read More

Lucha Vavoom

For those of you who have not had the pleasure of Lucha Vavoom, please reconsider your plans for Halloween and seriously consider some Luchadores and Buxones to be part of your October this year.  Lucha Vavoom is a mixure of Lucha (Lucha Libre, the ...Read More