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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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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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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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Tax Day Specials at L.A.’s Best Restaurants & Bars

Two weeks after April Fool’s Day, and like a cruel joke, tax day falls on a Monday this year. In a just world, shouldn’t it always fall on a Friday? If you’re trying to celebrate big or drown your sorrows, these Tax Day specials are so good, they’re almost guaranteed to cheer you up. Here’s where to celebrate, commiserate and generally just be thankful you got through another year of taxes.

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Target at Sunset & Western Will Be Completed After All

After a nearly five year delay and plenty of outrage on both sides of the debate, the unfinished and dust-gathering Target at Sunset and Western will finally resume construction. Los Angeles’s building and safety department has approved plans for the construction and will allow the height of the project to remain at 74 feet.

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The Week in Nancy Silverton of Mozza News

This Week in Nancy Silverton.

The celebrated and award winning Los Angeles chef behind restaurants Osteria Mozza, Chi Spacca, and Pizzeria Mozza, has been all over the news lately. First, Silverton is set to open a new Italian restaurant at the legendary Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel. Second, Nancy is celebrating 30 years of La Brea Bakery. Third, Nancy’s famous grilled cheese returned to L.A. with a bang on Pizzeria Mozza’s late menu. And, finally (until next week, at least), Ms. Silverton is headed to Ojai in the coming months to host a food and wine series. Read on for all the details!

Photo: Courtesy of Finch

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Making A Last Minute Valentine’s Day Dinner Reservation?

Valentine’s Day rolls around once a year and if you’re anything like me you have probably postponed making dinner reservations until the very last minute. Below you’ll find a list of great Valentine’s Day dinner options for couples, singles, and groups of friends from the pricey (Melisse at $365/person takes the crown this year) to the affordable (Salazar in Silver Lake is offering its menu a la carte). Click the links to go to the restaurant’s reservation page and be sure to call ahead to confirm the details. Enjoy!

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The Art of Living: Raise a Glass to These Six Home Cocktail Bars

Why go out when the best spot for a nightcap is at home? Perfect private parties are easy thanks to these distinctive bars, in homes from East Coast to West.

Chic Connecticut Colonial

Steps from Greenwich Avenue, this airy, stylish five-bedroom home features four levels of open-plan living space and modern design elements. In addition to a formal dining room with a butler’s pantry, a library, a family room with a fireplace, a gourmet kitchen, and an expansive terrace with built-in grill, it boasts a fabulous lower-level media and game room with a fireplace and a 10-seat bar with custom shelving, a sink, and two generous wine refrigerators.

Offered at: $4,695,000
Location: 16 Anderson Road, Greenwich, CT 06830

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