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East LA Meets Napa Returns to L.A. Live This Friday With Several Michelin Starred Chefs

On Friday, July 26, in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, East LA Meets Napa returns to L.A. Live bringing over 100 top LA chefs, restauranteurs, award winning Napa wine-producers, and premium spirit distributors. We’ve covered the food and wine festival several times over the past few years and it has undoubtedly become our favorite festival in the city. But what separates the festival this year is the inaugural Michelin Guide California has been revealed and the highly anticipated list features several of this year’s AltaMed Food Wine Festival participants! Get your tickets, follow AltaMed Food on Wine on Instagram, and read on for more info on this annual culinary bash.

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The Best 4th of July Events in Los Angeles 2019

The best part about most of these 4th of July events? You can end the evening with a bang of dazzling fireworks in the night sky. There’s no shortage of ways to celebrate the birthday of America. Whether you’re looking for a festive parade or some great music while watching a pyrotechnics display, you’re sure to find something in this California city to enjoy. Or, if we finally find our way out of June Gloom this July 4th, why not spend a patriotic day at the beach?

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The Best Events & Things to Do in Los Angeles This Weekend

Happy June! Here’s a quick guide of the best events and things to do going on in Los Angeles this weekend. What are your weekend plans?

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Hollywood Bowl’s 2019 Schedule & the Bowl’s 5 or More Deal

The Hollywood Bowl’s complete summer calendar plus information on how you can score a free ticket when you create your own season with 5 or more purchased tickets. Purchase 10 tickets? Yes, that means you will receive two free tickets to the show of your choice. You can read more about the Bowl’s awesome create your own season deal here.

There are still a few things to note: the sixth show has to happen on a Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Sunday. And, in better news, those individual per-ticket fees have transformed into “one low fee” to buy more tickets en masse. It’s always nice to avoid paying several of the ticket fees.

Which shows are you planning on attending at this year’s sizzling Hollywood Bowl summer schedule? Vampire Weekend? Hootie and the Blowfish? Heart? Tony Bennett?

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Last Minute Easter Sunday Brunch, Hunts, & More in Los Angeles

Happy Easter Sunday! If you’re hoping to trade peeps for pasta on Sunday, April 21, you may be in luck. All of the restaurants below have tables available to celebrate the holiday for both brunch and dinner. If you’re making last minute Easter Day plans, check out the list, which also highlights a dish or two, desserts, whether the restaurant is all ages or best for adults, and we’ve thrown in an Easter egg hunt or two at the end. Enjoy!

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The Best Events in Los Angeles This December 2018

It’s December in Los Angeles, which means a bevy of holiday events, festivals, and shopping. Check out some of the best events and things to do during this chilly month of winter. Happy holidays!

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The Best Pre-Halloween Weekend Events in Los Angeles

Whether you are looking for a good fright this pre-Halloween weekend or if you scare easily and would just like wonderful dinner and a nice glass of wine, Los Angeles is offering you plenty of options before the big city-wide Halloween celebration on Wednesday the 31st. Events include The Nightmare Before Christmas with a live score by Danny Elfman, the Haunted Hayride, Disco Dining Club, An Evening with Yotam Ottolenghi, An Evening with Rupaul, the P-22 Day Festival in Griffith Park, the KCRW Masquerade Ball, A Dog Day Brunch at Angel City Brewery, and, of course, Dia de Los Muertos at Hollywood Forever. Check out the weekend’s best pre-Halloween events below!

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All the Best Food & Wine From The Taste Los Angeles

The Labor Day Holiday weekend saw thousands of us flock to Paramount Studios in Los Angeles to spend three glorious evenings eating, drinking, sampling and savoring from LA’s best restaurants at the Taste, the Los Angeles Times annual food festival. The Taste has become Los Angeles’s de facto, signature food and wine festival. And for good reason. At no other festival in Los Angeles will you find such an extraordinary roster of restaurants. It’s the perfect event to cross off your 2018 restaurant “must” list in one weekend.

This year’s event paid special tribute to the late, legendary Jonathan Gold. Dozens of chefs created dishes in honor of the Pulitzer Prize winning critic. What a joy to discover so many hidden gems! For those of you couldn’t make it – here are a few of the many highlights from the festival. Your next dinner reservation starts here.

Hope to see you at next year’s Taste!

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The Taste LA Pays Tribute to Jonathan Gold This Weekend at Paramount Studios

The Los Angeles Times’ The Taste is back this Labor Day weekend at Paramount Studios in Hollywood for 3 evenings of amazing food, wine, spirits and chef experiences, plus unique culinary pop-ups and collaborations. And, yes, there are a few tickets still available.

Jonathan Gold has always been a big part of the food and wine festival, but this year The Taste will pay tribute to our beloved restaurant critic through special programming at each event, celebrating the life of the man whose passion for food, accessible voice and unparalleled insights won him a well-deserved Pulitzer and a permanent place in Los Angeles history. Several restaurants at this year’s #TasteLA will be serving dishes in his honor, including Faith and Flower, Herringbone, Pacific Dining Car, and Chiguacle Sabor Ancestral de Mexico.

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Inside East LA Meets Napa: Los Angeles’s Best Food & Wine Festival

After arousing suspicions for the past several years, it may be safe to call it: East LA Meets Napa Food & Wine Festival is the best food and wine festival in Los Angeles. At no other festival is there more food, more wine, music, and dancing than at AltaMed’s annual downtown Los Angeles bash. Find your new favorite bottle of wine and where you should book your next dinner reservation inside.

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