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SugarFISH

SugarFISH

WHY Takeout or eat-in sushi from the ‘Sushi Nazi’ Kazunori Nozawa of Sushi Nozawa in Studio City—without the high price tag or quite the same creative combinations. The Marina location has curbside service for people hustling to catch a plane. WHAT Nozawa has traded his omakase at the flagship restaurant for pre-set ‘Trust Me’ combinations [...]

Polkatots

Polkatots

WHY Dulce de leche cupcakes, either regular size or mini. WHAT This spot hidden in a low-end strip mall on an unfashionable stretch of Lake Avenue rocketed to fame when its dulce de leche cupcake won the 2009 L.A. Cupcake Challenge. It deserved the win; we’re not even cupcake fans and yet we cannot resist [...]

#LALovesPI to support Typhoon Haiyan Recovery

#LALovesPI to support Typhoon Haiyan Recovery

In a show of support for Typhoon Haiyan recovery efforts in the Philippines, LA chefs and mixologists will come together for #LALovesPI, a charity food and cocktail event on December 8 from 5-9 p.m. at The Church Key on Sunset. 100% of proceeds will go to Gawad Kalinga, a Philippines-based grassroots nonprofit on the front [...]

The Weekend Go Go: Argentina New Cinema, Eat to the Beat, Discovery Art Tour

The Weekend Go Go: Argentina New Cinema, Eat to  the Beat, Discovery Art Tour

This weekend is all about taking a breather before the cranberry sauce countdown begins and the wild rumpus of relatives starts. And if the rumpus has erupted, think of the following events as the perfect alt-intro to L.A. No tourist cooties for you.  Guaranteed. Everything but the Bodyguards Dilemma: The Starstruck Sister Solution: A Hollywood [...]

Whisky & Poetry Salon’s One-Year Anniversary Bash

Whisky & Poetry Salon’s One-Year Anniversary Bash

The out-of-town relatives are on the horizon.  The turkey looms.  The mashed potato vs. candied yam debate has begun. Stuff it all and get happy with Whisky & Poetry Salon this Saturday, November 23, as we celebrate a year of trading whisky for words in style at Seven Grand, Downtown L.A.’s best whisky bar. In addition to whisky [...]

The Weekend Go Go: So Much Whisky, Lascivious Puppets, Folk Revival, Tasty Words

The Weekend Go Go: So Much Whisky, Lascivious Puppets, Folk Revival, Tasty Words

Go Go’ers, with Thanksgiving approaching at a turkey trot, it should be no surprise that much of the weekend’s fun has a food-centric element. Yes.  Whisky is one of the major food groups.  Ms. Go Go is happy you asked. Also part of the weekend fun: blood…and puppets who have sex. The latter…not even remotely a [...]

The Weekend Go Go: Free AFI Fest, Wine Riot, Create:Fixate DREAMS

The Weekend Go Go: Free AFI Fest, Wine Riot, Create:Fixate DREAMS

You’ve OD’d on candy corn, top hats, and zombie punch. Craving a little culture? Ms. Go Go has you covered. Read on for a weekend of grown-up fun and adult beverages. Always adult beverages. Free Films. AFI. ‘Nuff Said. Go Go’ers, perhaps you spent so much time at the 99 Cent Store recently, you forgot to [...]

The Weekend Go Go: Jeweled Skeletons, Dancing in Deserted Hospitals, Bob Hope’s Birthday Party

The Weekend Go Go: Jeweled Skeletons, Dancing in Deserted Hospitals, Bob Hope’s Birthday Party

Halloween may be over but there are still weekend events to send shivers down your spine. Read on to get the tingle for your jingle. Fancy Pants Dead God bless Billy Shire. If it wasn’t for the “Peggy Guggenheim of Low Brow” and La Luz de Jesus,  his Little Shop of Wonders, it’s unlikely that morbid Angelenos [...]

The Weekend Go Go +: Where to Halloween in Los Angeles

The Weekend Go Go +:  Where to Halloween in Los Angeles

Whether you want to shiver, shimmy, scream, or shake, here are a few of Ms. Go Go’s Halloween event faves. The Carpet is Red…Probably Not with Blood Tinseltown more appealing than Terrortown?  Grab tix to the 10th Annual LACMA Muse Costume Ball where the theme is Old Hollywood and you’ll walk the red carpet instead of [...]

Elena’s Greek-Armenian Cuisine

Elena’s Greek-Armenian Cuisine

WHY Terrific homemade stuffed grape leaves, gyros and kebabs for cheap. WHAT How can a tiny restaurant in an out-of-the-way Glendale location with no parking thrive for more than three decades? By offering satisfying, tasty food at unbelievably low prices. We are addicted to Elena’s version of stuffed grape leaves, but occasionally fall off the [...]