Category Archives for California.

Avocado Beer and Vintage Whisky

Beer made with avocados? Whisky* from 1941? These are phrases that definitely get my attention and hopefully they get yours, too. I’m always on the lookout for anything out-of-the-box (or bottle in this case) and happily got to attend two events this week that do not qualify as normal everyday occurrences. The first was Angel City…

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New Exec Chef = Sexy Food @FSLosAngeles

Let’s face it: hotel executive chefs don’t get the same attention that chefs of individual restaurants receive and, yet, they have so much more responsibility. Instead of just one menu at one kitchen, they’re in charge of multiple dining outlets, buffets, on-site catering, room service, and everything else that relates to a hotel’s F&B program.…

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Food Porn Reviews: Hinoki & The Bird

First things first: I won’t be addressing the tragedy today surrounding MH17. It’s a horrific event and nobody in the world needs a snarky food and travel writer such as myself weighing in. Back to our regularly scheduled programming… Have you ever been to Japan to experience the Tanabata Star Festival? I haven’t, but I…

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Food Porn Review: ChocoChicken

Chocolate Fried Chicken. It’s a thing now, people, and if you’re traveling to LA any time soon, you can get your hands on some by swinging down near the Staples Center where you’ll find ChocoChicken, the brand new chocolate fried chicken concept from the guy behind Umami Burger. The chocolate’s in the batter but it…

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Is Justin Bieber Dead? + Hotel Restaurant News

No, Justin Bieber is not dead. Honestly, I don’t care one way or the other. I just needed something more attention-getting than “Hotel Restaurant News,” because that is not a sexy headline. No siree. Dead Bieber? Sexy headline. You’re with me on this, right? The truth is, I think hotel restaurant news IS exciting and…

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