Fermentation 101 at Live and Dine LA

Angeleno Magazine hosted another packed Live and Dine LA event at the Fairmont Hotel in Santa Monica to celebrate their annual restaurant issue. Beautifully dressed guests mingled outside while sampling creative food bites and cocktails from LA’s most distinguished chefs, restaurants and mixologists. Chef Curtis Stone was hard at work at his station showcasing his restaurant Gwen while making time to snap selfies with fans. … Continue reading Fermentation 101 at Live and Dine LA

Andrew Freeman, Scott Conant, Hedy Goldsmith, Neal Fraser, Curtis Stone

Fall Must Haves by Your Favorite Celebrity Chefs

Some of Los Angeles’ finest chefs gathered for a one-night-only feat celebrating The James Beard Foundation last month. The soiree – hosted at Vibiana – included a silent auction, a jazz band and wonderfully crafted menu and unique cocktails. The James Beard Foundation generously donated a portion of the proceeds to The James Beard Foundation’s Taste America Scholarship Fund. LaLaScoop caught up with three of … Continue reading Fall Must Haves by Your Favorite Celebrity Chefs

White Truffles Sprout up in Beverly Hills

That smell in the November Beverly Hills air — in addition to money — emanating from within the city’s finest dining rooms, is white truffles. Truffle season is in full bloom, as menus around town, and food lovers with sophisticated palates and fat wallets will attest. The pungent mushrooms, rarer than real breasts in this town, are found in only a few select areas of … Continue reading White Truffles Sprout up in Beverly Hills

Best Bites at the Los Angeles Times The Taste

Three events! That is how many times I ubered back and forth from West Hollywood with the craziest LA characters to Paramount Studios for the Los Angeles Times The Taste. All for the love of FOOD! It is impossible to not be a major foodie living in a city with such diverse cuisine, especially when Los Angeles is always popping up with new food concoctions. Excited … Continue reading Best Bites at the Los Angeles Times The Taste

Best Bites from the L.A. Food and Wine Festival

Three nights and four days of sampling cuisine from LA’s local chefs and the food world’s biggest culinary stars, along with Master sommeliers pouring vino from a 100 wineries (most California vineyards) made the 5th Annual Los Angeles Food and Wine a Foodie Fest success! This city-wide jamboree celebrated food, wine, celebrity, music and our beloved Los Angeles. Thursday night I arrived for the final hour to … Continue reading Best Bites from the L.A. Food and Wine Festival