Special Event: LP & EP (& Footloose) – Rooftop Cinema

Screenings of classic movies are becoming quite popular here, especially now that people are moving from the grassy but creepy setting of Hollywood Forever Cemetery and on to airy and inviting rooftop spaces like those in DTLA, Hollywood, and (now) Melrose. This week, Magneto and I went to the Melrose Rooftop Cinema¬†for Kevin Bacon’s breakout […]

Traveling Circus: Veraison Desserts and Drinks

Veraison is well-known for their desserts, high praise in an area like the Napa Valley, where palates are picky and ingredients need little embellishment. Somehow, Veraison manages to take the best of the best, and make them even better. Magneto and his mom shared a rich, decadent butterscotch pudding, garnished simply with chantilly cream and […]

Taste of Home: Mercado Hollywood

A very long time ago, when Magneto was still living in the Hollywood Hills, he took me to his favorite Mexican restaurant. We feasted and drank with abandon. One of my favorite dishes from the night was the Dos Gringas, bringing back memories of grabbing a quick bite with my parents at the local taco […]

Chef’s Secrets – In the Kitchen

The very first time I went to a Feastly event, I was there helping an old high school buddy at his pop-up. It was one the first times Feastly (first time?) Feastly had used the DTLA loft, and the first time my pal held a Feastly event in Los Angeles. It was also the first […]