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Beer Festival California

THE Invitational, Two Woods + L.A. Beer Week 11

Smiles. You usually don’t see smiles on people’s faces waiting in line. Especially if what they are waiting for doesn’t start for close to two hours, but Brew & Youeach year I walk by...

Chef Los Angeles

Interview: chef Mei Lin (Nightshade)

I first became aware of Mei Lin when she joined the 2014 Eater Young Guns class. At the Culver City tasting event to celebrate that year’s winners, she served a knockout congee that was...

Beer Festival Los Angeles

L.A. Beer Week, Strawberries + Three Anniversaries

We are now just over two weeks out from the 11th Los Angeles Beer Week. I do not expect you to attend something each night between June 15 – 23, but two key festivals...

Craft Beer Los Angeles

Barcade, System of a Stout + Session Fest 2019

Video games on phones come and go. One day Candy Crushin’ and the next wandering a neighborhood looking for Pokemon, but what has not gone out of style is the joy of standing in...

Craft Beer Los Angeles

FOMO, Napa Saison + Crazy for Hazy at Boomtown Brewing

There is an amazing amount of beer out there to buy. FOMO (fear of missing out) is not only real, but basically unavoidable.There are ways that savvy beer fans can keep track and not...

Craft Beer Los Angeles

Bite Sized Beer News, Ginger Saison + #LABW11

There is lots of Los Angeles area beer news and sometimes I just can’t decide what to feature. To copy the format used by the Celebrator beer magazine back in the day (and Tomm...