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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 On December 5, 1933, the 21st Amendment was fully ratified in our Constitution which effectively repealed the 18th Amendment, the very malefactor that had brought about Prohibition in the first place.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

Kimchee Sriracha Peanut Butter Cookies

The origin story of The Deluscious Kimchee Sriracha Peanut Butter Cookie Once upon a time, I was having a hankering for kimchee — on EVERYTHING. So much so, that I chose to announce it to the world. …then out from the ether of the ...Read More

Swinging Swords

Who doesn’t love a good fight? Especially when that fight involves brandishing steel and swarthy swashbuckling. Seriously, do we need one more reason to love Los Angeles? Check it: the duo responsible for the memorable fights in Hook, Master and Commander, Zorro, Tengu, and ...Read More

Dine LA 2011

Dine LA starts today.  Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to try as many restaurants as LA has to offer in the next two weeks.  Lucky for you, the restaurants make it pretty easy for you to accomplish this task. How ...Read More

LARF it up.

You know that secret dream you have to be a contestant on the Amazing Race?  Yes, I’m talking to you, armchair quarterbacks of Over-The-Top-Reality-Race-Shows.  Give praise and thanks to creators Larry & Bob for their string of immersive races known as LARF® (aka LA ...Read More

JPL Open House

Geek dads rejoice!  ok, moms too.  JPL (aka the Jet Propulsion Laboratory) is holding its annual family open house this weekend.  What?  You didn’t know that we had NASA in our backyard?  Oh, for shame. Here is the opportunity to either live out those ...Read More

Austin Shorts… in LA

Didn’t make it to South by Southwest?  Not to fear.  Shorts are here.  “Made in Austin” is a mish mash of rare shorts, features, a bbq and a q+ a with director Richard Linklater (Dazed and Confused, Slacker, A Scanner Darkly) at the Silent ...Read More