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Photos From Los Angeles Times’ The Taste at Paramount Studios

The LA Times labor of love Labor Day tradition continued over the past Labor Day Weekend with The Taste LA. Along with celebrating amazing and inventive cuisine by Southern California’s best chefs, The Taste also celebrated the legacy of the late Jonathan Gold. His image appeared in certain shadows of the event space as if he were watching from above and smiling down. We went to all three nights of the event!

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Highlights of the 2019 COLCOA French Film Festival

COLCOA French Film Festival returns to Los Angeles on September 23rd with 59 new feature films, documentaries, classics, TV Dramas, TV comedies, and short films to the DGA Theater in Hollywood. COLCOA is the acronym of “City of Light, City of Angels” the original name of an event celebrating relationships between filmmakers from two capital cities of cinema. Since 2015, the festival’s name has officially become COLCOA French Film Festival. The festival is committed to promoting new French films in the U.S. and to showcasing in Hollywood the vitality and the diversity of French cinema, television, shorts, web series and VR program. I go every year and it is a festival not to be missed, complete with worldwide premieres, films sure to generate Oscar buzz, and happy hour screenings with wine and cheese receptions.

Below I’ve selected a few notable highlights, but be sure to visit COLCOA for the complete schedule and ticket details.

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Charming Eagle Rock Cottage Up a Flight of Secret Stairs – 6036 Eucalyptus Lane

Step up a flight of secret stairs and into your own artistic sanctuary. An inspirational retreat built circa 1923 on bucolic Eucalyptus Lane. The street was once described by urban historian Charles Fleming in Secret Stairs: A Walking Guide to the Historic Staircases of Los Angeles as, “Topanga Canyon living in the heart of Eagle Rock.”

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1920s Modernist & Cubist Hollywood Dell Home | 6460 Odin St.

This gated and private modernist home was designed by architect Irving Gill in 1923, making it one of the very first homes in the Hollywood Dell enclave of the Hollywood Hills.

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For Lease: Private Spanish-style Pool Home in Los Feliz | $9,500/mo.

Hidden behind a privacy hedge on an idyllic street in Los Feliz is this romantic Spanish-style home that is now available for lease. If you are looking for a sexy and stylish lease you won’t want to miss this rare and wonderful opportunity.

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Spellbinding 1930s Storybook Tudor Revival in Los Feliz Hills

Old Hollywood glamour and timeless Tudor Revival magic are on full display in this gorgeous Los Feliz Hills home. Built in 1934 by F. Scott Crowhurst, the house is an architectural gem like something out of a storybook fairytale. In fact, the architect was also behind the design of the Walt Disney Estate on Woking Way. The two homes are actually less than half a mile away from one another.

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Artistic Laurel Canyon Hideaway on Lookout Mountain

Ask anyone in Hollywood where the craziest people live and they’ll say Laurel Canyon. And ask anyone in Laurel Canyon where the craziest people live and they’ll say Lookout Mountain. So I bought a house on Lookout Mountain. — Joni Mitchell

This large and light-filled home located in Laurel Canyon’s Lookout Mountain was one of the original homes of the hillside. Built in 1922, this expansive log cabin-esque six bedroom retreat will have you tapping your foot to the music of The Mamas and the Papas, Jimi Hendrix, The Doors, Joni Mitchell, Jim Morrison, and more. All of whom lived nearby on the mountain the 1960s and 1970s.

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The Best Labor Day Events in Los Angeles – 2019

Making plans this Labor Day weekend? Look further than this curated list of the best events happening in Los Angeles this weekend. From today until Monday, the city is offering dozens of unique and can’t miss events, from The Taste at Paramount Studios, outdoor movie screenings at Hollywood Forever Cemetery and Griffith Park, to pool parties at some of LA’s swankiest hotels, to feel good runs up the expanse of Mt. Baldy, this list of events will have you covered.

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Cahuenga Pass Cozy Quarters – 6810 Cahuenga Park Trail

At this streamlined, freshly remodeled, one bedroom home in the Cahuenga Pass neighborhood of the Hollywood Hills, tiny living meets high style. While at a compact 600 square feet, 6810 Cahuenga Park Trail presents the ultimate opportunity for a bachelor pad, pied-à-terre, vacation rental, or a home for those looking for a low maintenance quarters in an amazing location close to Hollywood, Burbank studios, and so much more.

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The Best of SoCal Chefs at The Taste Labor Day Weekend at Paramount Studios

Los Angeles Times’s The Taste food & wine festival returns to Paramount Studios this Labor Day weekend and if you are in the mood for end-of-summer craft cocktails, local brews and award-winning wine from the best players in the beverage space and, of course, plenty of bite-sized, mouth-watering eats from the best of the culinary scene in Southern California, plus live music, cooking demonstrations, panels with celebrity chefs, and lots more, you won’t want to miss the foodie event of the year. Read on for tickets, other info, and a who’s who of participating restaurants, wineries, breweries, and distilleries.

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