Food of the Week

Beer Festival Oregon

Alternate Festivals, Lo-Cal IPAs + Getting Hop-adelic

The 2020 iteration of the L.A. IPA Festival landed on Leap Day this year. People judged 60 IPAs. This month Yorkshire Square Brewery hosts their annual N’Owt but Stout Festival where the darker style...

Beer Cans

Canned Allagash, Flyjack + L.A. Ale Works is 3

Rob Tod was catching waves instead of dealing with snow and cold. He was also promoting Allagash Brewing‘s foray into 16-ounce cans. I spoke with Tod at Player One, a new bar / arcade...

Brewery Whittier

Whittier Brewing Co., Flowers + Infinite Wishes

It is a romantic name with Valentine’s Day around the corner. Poet Gardens is the dining/food hall where Whittier Brewing Co. set up shop. I mentioned this brand new brewery in my new and...

Farm Documentary

Apricot Lane Battles Biblical Challenges in “Biggest Little Farm” Documentary Film

Raging wildfires, ravenous coyotes, and ladybug swarms are just some of the challenges that John Chester and wife Molly contend with at Apricot Lane Farms in Moorpark. Compelling documentary “The Biggest Little Farm,” which John...

Breweries Los Angeles

New L.A. Brewery Watch 2020, 40th Anniversary + Brewbies 11

At the start of each year, I like to feature L.A. breweries that could/should open in the near future as well as those breweries that opened recently and started their brewing journey. This year...

Mission Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Food Worth Seeking

Santa Barbara is an idyllic coastal city that resides just 90 miles north of Los Angeles, near one of the world’s great wine and produce growing regions, and is known as the American Riviera....