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Comme Ça

Comme Ça

WHY Good classic French bistro fare: bouillabaisse, steak frites (great), sole meunière. The cheese bar is a dairy addict’s heaven. WHAT Dubbed a slice of Paris in L.A., David Myer’s place is really a Paris brasserie gone Hollywood, with slick Marilyn Monroe—white booths and old-school bartenders making excellent drinks. Some regulars come just for the [...]

Maui Chicken

Maui Chicken

WHY For a superior execution of the traditional Hawaiian-style plate lunch… oh, and for that bacon-fried rice. WHAT Muted tropical colors add a nice note to an attractive setting in which to enjoy grilled sesame-splashed salmon, shrimp or orange roughy with seared asparagus, as well as the customary rice and macaroni salad (this one comes [...]

Cliff’s Edge

Cliff’s Edge

WHY For the most beautiful outdoor dining on the eastside, with food that suits the setting; try the crab-stuffed squash blossoms, the amazing chicken liver terrine, and the diver scallops over risotto. Brunch is lovely, too. WHAT We’d eat Arby’s fare in this setting—a hidden walled garden built around a massive ficus tree, with levels [...]

The Weekend Go Go: Lobsters & Music, Inaugural Ramen, Fancy Fried Chicken

The Weekend Go Go: Lobsters & Music, Inaugural Ramen, Fancy Fried Chicken

Go Go’ers, clearly, bikini season is over. From Downtown to Long Beach to Torrance, the best Friday-to-Sunday events are all about food. Just call this the Weekend of the Traveling Stretchy Pants. Just do the Mash…the Lobster Mash Here are some questions you may be asking yourself. Q – Will the Port of Los Angeles Lobster [...]

Whisky & Poetry Salon with Mike “the Poet” Sonksen

Whisky & Poetry Salon with Mike “the Poet” Sonksen

We want to trade you whisky for your words. On Thursday, September 12th, bring a poem, original or not, to B Black Penthouse: a 1920′s loft with a stunning cityscape view (and air-conditioning!) Read poem in a candlelit circle of fellow aficionados.  Get a flight of fine, single malt whiskies in return. Bask in the [...]

The Weekend Go Go: Shimmy & Shake, Zorba Sez Go, Over/Under Lit, All Day Party

The Weekend Go Go: Shimmy & Shake, Zorba Sez Go, Over/Under Lit, All Day Party

Go Go’ers, it may be a gazillion degrees outside but it’s time to put away the board shorts and get serious. Watch burlesque. Drink ouzo. Ride the Metro. Get Lit. Yep, it’s a seriously fun weekend. When Autumn Clothes Start to Fall The producers of The BURLYMPICS: The Burlesque & Variety Performance Olympics would like you to [...]

The Weekend Go Go – Part 3: Brazilian Girls & Music and A Play & Picnic

The Weekend Go Go – Part 3: Brazilian Girls & Music and A Play & Picnic

What?!  More Labor Day weekend?! Yes.  Read on for two different ways to say good-bye to summer. How to Shake Up the End of Summer If you want to end summer with a shimmy and a bang, head to the John Anson Ford Amphitheater on Sunday for the 20th Annual Brazilian Summer Festival  and “Deixa a [...]

The Weekend Go Go – Part 1: LA Times The Taste — Fun with Food and Drink

The Weekend Go Go – Part 1: LA Times The Taste — Fun with Food and Drink

How to Drink & Eat Los Angeles in a Weekend: Go Go’ers, whether you’re staycationing or hosting visitors, you have a few choices this weekend: 1. The Beach – Pros: Sand, surf, sun!   Cons:  Crowds, freeway gridlock, sandy snacks. 2.  Theme Park –  Pros: Thrills, spills, chills!  Cons:  Crowds, freeway gridlock, expensive snacks. 3. Homes of Stars Tour [...]

Los Angeles Times: The Taste – Labor Day Block Party

Los Angeles Times: The Taste – Labor Day Block Party

Has your neighborhood block party lost its luster?  Are you tired of Mrs. O’Leary’s Labor Day Potluck Noodle Surprise?  Want to foodie with the kids and end summer with a bang, not a whimper? If you answered “yes” to any of the above, you’ll want to snap up tickets pronto for the Labor Day Block [...]

The Weekend Go Go: A Whisky for Artwork Jamal, Rock & Roll Trailers, Avocado Beer, and Moth Sluts Go!

The Weekend Go Go: A Whisky for Artwork Jamal, Rock & Roll Trailers, Avocado Beer, and Moth Sluts Go!

Some may think summer lovin’ is over. Some may think the summertime  livin’ is no longer easy. Some may think the boys of summer are really gone. Go Go’ers, don’t put away those Wayfarers yet. Summer still has plenty of suntan up its sleeve. Artwork Sang the Blues How do you memorialize a bluesman when [...]