Culinary Collective: Inside The Manufactory

By Roger Grody. The Manufactory, the newest notable dining development in downtown Los Angeles’ unstoppable Arts District, is a star-studded affair. A collaboration of three James Beard Award-winning chefs—Elisabeth Prueitt and Chad Robertson of San Francisco’s beloved Tartine Bakery and Chris Bianco of Phoenix’s legendary Pizzeria Bianco—the Manufactory is a diverse collection of culinary concepts. […]

Backyard Dreams: LA’s Burgers, Dogs, and BBQ

Edited by Roger Grody. With creativity and glamour embedded in the city’s DNA, it’s no surprise the Los Angeles dining scene offers a wealth of avant-garde restaurants where sophisticated techniques are applied to exotic ingredients from around the globe. The results showcase L.A.’s diversity in the hands of gifted chefs—but sometimes, especially when summertime arrives, […]

Top San Diego Things to Do in June

Poolside Jazz, Kesha, Wonderspaces and more fun things to do are on tap this month. Here are the top 30+ San Diego things to do in June. Edited by Jordan Fraser. San Diego County Fair All Month. There’s no place like the fair! Inspired by The Wizard of Oz, this year’s theme is truly “Ozsome”. […]

Top Los Angeles Things to Do in June

Summer arrives with plenty of outdoor fun to choose from. Movies, theater, music and more. Here are our 30+ top things to do in Los Angeles this June. Edited by William Yelles. Melrose Rooftop Theatre All Month. This film series screens a mix of new releases and classic movies Sunday-Thursday nights on the rooftop of […]

Top Orange County Things to Do in June

This month, Orange County brings you outdoor concerts, wine dinners and renowned art festivals…. See our list of 30+ top Orange County things to do in June. Edited by Whitney Lauren Han. Anaheim Packing House Citrus Centennial  June 1. The Anaheim Packing House—originally the Sunkist orange packing house, now Orange County’s largest food hall—presents historical tours […]

Where to Celebrate Mother’s Day in Orange County 2019

Looking for restaurants to dine at on Mother’s Day? See our list of 20+ places to celebrate Mother’s Day in Orange County. Andrei’s Conscious Cuisine & CocktailsMay 11-12. Book a table on the rooftop terrace of Andrei’s for bottomless mimosas and a three-course prix-fixe brunch menu. Brunch highlights include salmon breakfast toast, Dungeness crab Benedict […]

Hollywood Bowl Updates Food and Drink Offerings for 2019

By William Yelles. Chef Suzanne Goin has introduced over a dozen new food and drink offerings for the 2019 Hollywood Bowl season, served at many locations throughout the Bowl including three sit-down restaurants and street-food kiosks. Also available are pre-ordered picnic boxes, and a full-service dinner delivered to your box seat. Returning for the 2019 […]

Where to Celebrate Mother’s Day in San Diego

From unique gift ideas to decadent brunches, here are the best places to celebrate Mother’s Day in San Diego. Edited by Eva Scattergood. MainStreet Oceanside May 11. Get a taste of the sweeter side as you treat mom to dessert and beverage pairings at 19 Sweet Stops throughout downtown Oceanside. Bring the whole family and […]

Hungry for Change: Q&A with Chef Roy Choi

By Vicki Arkoff The king of food trucks, Roy Choi, put his first Kogi BBQ truck on the streets of L.A. 11 years ago to sell drool-worthy Korean tacos for two bucks each. It started a multiethnic comfort-food revolution on four wheels. Brick-and-mortar restaurants followed—A-Frame, Alibi Room, Chego!, LocoL and, now, Best Friend at Park […]

Where to Celebrate Mother’s Day in Los Angeles

We’ve compiled 35 of the best places in Los Angeles to take mom for Mother’s Day. Most require reservations, so be sure to call ahead to confirm availability. Edited by William Yelles. Baltaire May 12. A special Mother’s Day brunch buffet will feature carving stations, a raw bar, brunch favorites, salads, desserts and more. Also […]