Chef Annette Picha’s Eggnog Creme Brulee

From Executive Pastry Chef Annette Picha of Tender Greens Restaurant Group, this warming crème brûlée is perfect for the holiday season.

Jacopo Falleni’s Pear Bellini Cocktail Recipe

Jacopo Falleni shares his favorite recipe for mixing up the Bellini cocktail. Fresh pears, champagne, and cinnamon-perfect for any special occasion!

1/31 Wally’s Wine and Spirits hosts annual Union des Grands Crus Bordeaux Tasting

Saturday, January 31st, Los Angeles’ Wally’s Wine and Spirits will host their annual Union des Grands Crus (UCG) Bordeaux Tasting at the Museum of Flying at the Santa Monica Airport. The UGC is made up of the best Bordeaux producers from throughout the region and over 95 chateaux are set to attend the tasting, all […]

Ceviche for Super Bowl – A Classy Appetizer Your Guests Will Love

No, this is not your typical Super Bowl appetizer (jar of salsa and Velveeta..yes, we know you). However, you can still serve it with tortilla chips. It also tastes awesome just on its own.

Destination Napa Valley: A Weekend In Wine Country

One of the top places on my list of travel destinations has always been to experience the beauty and culture of wine country.  You hear the stories of lush mountains, never-ending vineyards, and amazing sunsets, and at some point, begin to ask yourself, “why have you not bought your plane ticket yet?” But why do we tend to […]

East Bay Vintners Alliance Presents the Sixth Annual “Passport to East Bay Wines” – March 15-16

East Bay Vintners Alliance Presents the Sixth Annual “Passport to East Bay Wines” Local Wineries open their doors to the public for tastings, entertainment for once-a-year weekend event March 15-16 Once a year, the urban winemakers of the East Bay, open their doors to the public for a “Passport to the East Bay Wines” weekend […]

Oscar Dreams of Lemon

If you’re looking for a rich, decadent dessert that won’t have you slaving over the stove for hours, try this no-bake souffle. Inspired by the Oscars, and the aspirations of actors that hope to one day win a coveted, gold statuette, this dish will have you dreaming of stardom in no time. Oscar Dreams of […]

Where to Drink on National Margarita Day

If you’re going on this weekend, here’s a round up of spots you can get your tequila and lime on at for National Margarita Day. Totally Tropical … For the latest buzz among the North Hollywood neighborhood dining scene, executive Chef Warren Schwartz’s food & drink workshop Warren’s Blackboard at The Beverly Garland is not to be missed. The […]

Award-Winning Singer/Songwriter JES Shares Her Favorite Guilt Free Low Calorie Recipes

Last year, I had the good fortune to be able to break a little from my touring and from my regular recording routine and take a short song writing trip to a studio deep in the backwoods of Long Island’s famous Hamptons district. It was a much more relaxing setting than my own studio in […]

California’s Artisan Cheese Festival Coming to Sonoma

If you are in the Bay Area the weekend of March 21-23, 2014 be sure to stop by California’s Artisan Cheese Festival! Now in its eighth year, the Artisan Cheese Festival takes place at the Sheraton Sonoma County – Petaluma, and is every cheese-lover’s dream. It is the United States’ premier cheese and wine event that […]

Living Green: Green Festival 2014 National Tour Dates Announced

Embarking on its its 13th year, Green Festival will now take place in five US cities, extending their mission to bring products and services to enable everyday people to work green, play green and live green, in every aspect of their lives. The general rule of guidelines for attending Green Festival is to wear your eco-friendly […]

Library Alehouse Presents First Food, Beer, and Wine Pairing Dinner December 16th

Library Alehouse features Farmer’s Market Fair Holiday Beer-pairing dinner hosted by Singular City,  December 15, 2013, and exclusive beer and wine pairing dinner on December 16, 2013, with Argentinian winemaker, Susana Balbo, and  Epic Brewing of Salt Lake City.     Library Alehouse continues to make beer program history with an exclusive wine and beer pairing dinner featuring winemaker Susana Balbo, and Epic Brewing Company, […]

LA’s Style Pros Share Insider Shopping Secrets for Vintage Finds

With the Downtown Flea only a few days away, making its debut on July 28, 2013 in the Historic Core of Downtown Los Angeles and reoccurring every 4th Sunday of the month, it is important to be skilled on the do’s and don’ts of flea market shopping.  The Flea will be comprised of four parking-lots, […]

Hilton Garden Inn Los Angeles/Hollywood Receives Prestigious Award For Renovations

Based on its recent large-scale renovation project, the Hilton Garden Inn Los Angeles/Hollywood has earned the prestigious Best Conversion award from Hilton Worldwide. The property was awarded the honor based on criteria ranging from total number and quality of hotels developed to impact on community and fastest construction time. Hilton Garden Inn Los Angeles/Hollywood is […]