April 23, 2013 |
This Sunday afternoon, the intersection of Glendale and Glenfeliz boulevards in Atwater Village will be taken over by brewery tents, wine tasting stations and food trucks for the first Atwater Village Beer, Wine & Food Festival . Organized by the folks behind 55 Degree Wine shop and the adjacent Link N Hops gastropub, and sponsored by the Atwater Village Chamber of Commerce, the festival will showcase more than a dozen breweries ...
February 22, 2013 |
The Food Network South Beach Food & Wine Festival kicked off Thursday night with Moët Hennessy's The Q hosted by Paula Deen and sons presented by Omaha Steaks. Several white tents spanning the size of a football field were set up over a section of the beach behind the Delano hotel for the event. Foodies and women holding their heels, walking barefoot dressed in outfits that included club wear and shorts stumbled around in the sand. I sipped the Q, one of the four specialty cocktails at the event, while I tried to spot Deen.
October 9, 2012 |
Will Allen -- urban farmer, MacArthur "genius grant" winner and author of "The Good Food Revolution" -- is to join students at John Muir High School in Pasadena and other volunteers next month to build a hoop house for indoor growing and education at the school's gardens. The event is to kick off the second Good Food Festival and Conference , scheduled for Nov. 2-4. The weekend is set to include panel discussions at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art on issues such as jobs in the food industry, as well as genetically modified crops and Proposition 37, the ballot measure on labeling of GMO foods.
August 30, 2012
The L.A. Times' Taste food festival takes place this weekend -- five events over three days including Field to Fork, Cocktail Confidential, Flavors of L.A., Dinner & Drinks and Labor Day Picnic. Already sold out is Flavors of L.A., co-hosted by Times restaurant critic Jonathan Gold and Evan Kleiman of KCRW's "Good Food. " Tickets, which include unlimited food and drink tastings, are currently $65 but will go up to $75 on Saturday. So act fast to get tickets for Field to Fork on Saturday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. hosted by Times Food Editor Russ Parsons and Fig chef Roy Garcia; Cocktail Confidential on Saturday 8 to 11 p.m. hosted by Times staff writer Jessica Gelt and Julian Cox; Dinner & Drinks on Sunday 8 to 11 p.m. hosted by Times Deputy Food Editor Betty Hallock and the Beer Chicks; and Labor Day Picnic on Monday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. hosted by Times Test Kitchen Manager Noelle Carter and Zoe Nathan, co-owner of Huckleberry.
October 7, 2011
EVENTS Haunted Hayride This year's all-new 25-minute hayride is based on the nightmarish journals of the Clifton twins, daughters of zookeeper Ferdinand Clifton. It makes trepidatious guests prey for 15-foot-tall mascots of death, 400-year-old children and terrifying clowns. Additional highlights include the spooky In Between Maze and the Human Menagerie slide show. Griffith Park Old Zoo, 4730 Crystal Springs Ave. 7 p.m.-midnight Friday and Saturday, 7-10:30 p.m. Sunday. $25-$50.
September 1, 2011
EVENTS Eat your heart out at the Taste, a large culinary festival hosted by the Los Angeles Times and Food & Wine magazine. Over the span of four days, food and drink from some of Southern California's best restaurants and wineries will be served, in conjunction with a series of panels, cooking demonstrations and discussions with a number of L.A.'s finest chefs. L.A. Various times and locations. Fri.-Mon. (213) 237-6552; http://www.latimes.com/taste.