Posted May. 17, 2013, 8:50 am
The 18th Street Arts Center will offer a wide selection of unique wines, specialty cocktails, and culinary delights from the leading restaurants and chefs in Los Angeles.
Posted May. 12, 2013, 9:16 am
Seaweed may not be something you think of as a food, but this top longevity food packs a powerful nutrient punch that very few other foods can match. For instance, did you know that many types of seaweed have more calcium than cheese, more iron than beef, and more protein than eggs?
Posted May. 3, 2013, 9:20 am
Downtown Santa Monica will kick off its celebration for BritWeek tonight with a staging of a 1920s Downton Abbey Vintage party to benefit Big Brothers and Big Sisters at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel.
Posted May. 3, 2013, 9:01 am
Friday, May 3 Tiato restaurant hosts “The Grateful Hear...
Posted Apr. 30, 2013, 9:06 am
When the Buffalo Club opened at 1520 Olympic Boulevard in 1994, it endeavored to provide guests with a first class dining experience amidst a lively and relaxed atmosphere.
Posted Apr. 30, 2013, 9:02 am
Tucked inside a courtyard behind the storefronts of bustling Ocean Avenue near Colorado Avenue is 41 Ocean, a hidden oasis of a restaurant and bar that that is like a trip back to the golden era of old Hollywood.
Posted Apr. 28, 2013, 9:04 am
Snyder Diamond at 1399 Olympic Boulevard in Santa Monica hosted Chef Josiah Citrin of Melisse for a private event on Wednesday, April 24.
Posted Apr. 23, 2013, 9:11 am
With many “Top Chef” style programs on TV, Santa Monica restaurant Sushi Roku says ingredients such as octopus are becoming more popular, making many of its dishes more desirable to customers.
Posted Apr. 19, 2013, 9:18 am
Bristol Farms announced Thursday it newest store in Santa Monica will open mid-summer 2013 at 3105 Wilshire Boulevard in the location that was formally occupied by Albertsons.
Posted Apr. 18, 2013, 8:38 am
While she admits she may be biased, Wilshire restaurant executive chef Nyesha Arrington says her restaurant has the best Sunday brunch on the Westside.
Posted Apr. 14, 2013, 9:02 am
Is fat the enemy? Is snacking a bad habit? With summer on its way, many people are looking at new diets to lose weight for bathing suit season.
Posted Apr. 4, 2013, 11:20 am
Santa Monica's 18th Street Arts Center has announced tickets are now on sale for its wine, art and food tasting event called CRUSH, taking place on Sunday, May 19 from 1 pm to 5 pm.
Posted Mar. 29, 2013, 8:43 am
Seasons 52 Santa Monica, a new fresh grill and bar that touts American fare dishes containing no more than 475 calories, opened Thursday next to the Shore Hotel on Ocean Avenue.
Posted Mar. 29, 2013, 8:40 am
Wilshire Restaurant in Santa Monica launches a new Sunday Brunch this weekend on the restaurant’s acclaimed patio. The brunch will be offered every Sunday from 11 am to 5 pm.
Posted Mar. 22, 2013, 9:12 am
Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel’s “California Classics Chef Concert Series” returns from 6:30-9:30 pm. The event gives music and food e...
Posted Mar. 21, 2013, 8:18 am
Let me start this piece by saying that I have a confession. Last week I was spotted twice leaving two different restaurants clutching a napkin. Literally, I received an email from a reader a few days ago inquiring whether that was me (yes, indeed it was) outside of two of the most long-standing Indian food establishments on the Westside (in my defense, separate days).
Posted Mar. 19, 2013, 1:12 pm
Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel welcomes the return of its highly-popular “Live From Loews: California Classics,” Executive Chef Keith Robert’s signature concert series this Friday, March 22.
Posted Mar. 17, 2013, 6:00 am
Widely acknowledged as the finest baker in Ireland, North or South, Santa Monica resident John Blanchette attained Robert Ditty’s prize-winning soda bread recipe when he visited his shop last year, Robert Ditty’s Home Bakery, located in the village of Castledown in Derry-Londonderry, just outside of Belfast.
Posted Mar. 17, 2013, 6:00 am
Spring is in the air and as flowers start to bloom you might notice an increase in the bee population as well. Bee products have long been used in medicine and cooking as a healthy alternative.
Posted Mar. 10, 2013, 9:22 am
A new burger joint is opening in Santa Monica this Wednesday called Burger Lounge, which markets itself as a eco-conscious fast-casual concept heralded for its 100 percent grass-fed beef burgers and vegetarian options.
Posted Mar. 10, 2013, 9:10 am
This time of year it feels like everyone you come in contact with is sick! Here are some natural ways to keep you healthy and well through this cold and flu season.
Posted Mar. 9, 2013, 9:40 am
Fresh grill and wine bar restaurant Seasons 52 has announced that Robert Mitchell will be the managing partner for Seasons 52 Santa Monica at Palisades Promenade, which is opening March 28, 2013, in the heart of thriving Downtown Santa Monica.
Posted Mar. 7, 2013, 8:30 am
Overlooking Santa Monica beach inside Casa del Mar is Catch American Seafood, the recently relaunched restaurant under the guidance of new Managing Chef Sven Mede.
Posted Mar. 5, 2013, 9:12 am
From its prestigious beginnings as a cooking demonstration with Julia Child in 1979, Food Fare has become one of the oldest and most recognized food events in Los Angeles.
Posted Mar. 3, 2013, 9:16 am
If you are a fan, then you will be pleased to know that chocolate has enjoyed some time in the nutrition spotlight. However, you may want to think twice before reaching for that candy bar. Despite its health benefits, chocolate is high in calories. Continue reading to find out how your body and health can gain the benefits without the pounds.