city of angels Archive

May Mix Off Competition

A stately glass structure rising above LA Live, the JW Marriott watches over all the hottest events downtown. The JW, if I may deign to be so familiar, is home to many world class dining establishments, including Wolfgang Puck’s WP24 & Nest, Ford’s Filing ...Read More

What are you doing for Repeal Day?

If Drinking had a high holiday, that holiday would be Repeal Day. On December 5, 1933, the 21st Amendment was fully ratified in our Constitution which effectively repealed the 18th Amendment, the very malefactor that had brought about Prohibition in the first place. Thus, drinking ...Read More

Breakfast for Dinner at Yuca’s Hollywood

I love breakfast. I’m one of those people who wants eggs at dinner and is perennially pissed when I miss the customary 11am cut off at most establishments. Thank goodness for Dora Herrera. Dora and her mother have been serving up James Beard award ...Read More

Valentine’s Day 2014

Love is in the air. Whether you are committed, undecided, or going stag, here are 2 Proms, 1 Wrestling Match, & 1 Rebel Dinner to Celebrate this Day of Love. Big Bar Prom Big Bar is back with the annual Valentines Day Prom. Proms ...Read More

Golden State of Cocktails

New Orleans has Tales of the Cocktail & Portland has Portland Cocktail Week, so it is about time that Los Angeles had a few days to showcase the fine art of bartending and continue to put LA on the map as a destination for ...Read More

New Year’s 2014

What are your plans for New Year’s Eve? Procrastinating, obviously. Well in case you still need last minute plans, here are a couple different options to ring in the New Year in the City of Angels. Family Friendly Grand Park Downtown has a fun ...Read More

Bollywood at Big Bar

Valentine’s Day: the celebration of overprix-fixe plates, pressure laden plans of romantic bliss, and otherwise available single ladies crying themselves to sleep over re-runs of Sex in the City.  So depressing that it kinda makes you want to re-live your last awkward moment of ...Read More

Renegade Craft Fair – Holiday Edition

If you missed Unique LA’s Holiday Show, don’t fret. Renegade is this weekend…and it’s FREE. Head over to The Cornfields, aka Los Angeles State Park, and find that unique gift that eluded you last weekend. Yes, Renegade is for all you holiday procrastinators who ...Read More

Unique LA {Christmas Edition}

Looking for that perfect gift for your person of interest who has friggin’ everything?  Well, lucky for you, my favorite circus of local hipster-handmades is coming to town!  Unique LA is now a huge deal and has morphed into the STATE OF UNIQUE  which ...Read More

German Soul Food {Alpine Village}

Apparently, the new hipster hangout of choice is one of the many nouveaux German Taverns popping up around the City of Angels.  Maybe it is the array of beers on tap that draws them.  Perhaps it is the delectable selection of wursts.  There are ...Read More