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Restaurant Vancouver

Botanist x Lazy Bear Collaboration Delights Diners in Vancouver

I was invited to attend a memorable collaborative dinner on August 30 at Botanist, a renowned restaurant located on Fairmont Pacific Rim‘s second floor. Botanist Executive Chef Hector Laguna collaborated with Lazy Bear Chef/Partner...
Craft Beer Huntington Beach

Riip, New and Old Collaboration + Karl Strauss DTLA

We return to Huntington Beach after last week’s visit to the latest Beachwood Brewing to check out Riip Beer Co. on the corner of PCH & Warner Avenue. The beer geek statisticians out there...
Beer Week Los Angeles

Pick Six: Favorite Beers from LABW8

Now that L.A. Beer Week is in the rearview, it’s time to highlight my favorite beers from LABW8. Enjoy a six-pack of my favorite beers from LABW8 and the past week’s celebration. 1. Boomtown...
Craft Beer Event Los Angeles

Oscar Worthy Beer Collaboration

ColLAboration returned last Sunday to offer up a collection of interesting beers in an ornate theater. It was the perfect pre-Oscar party minus Billy Crystal and paparazzi. The Belasco Theater in Downtown Los Angeles...
Craft Beer Los Angeles

Enter The Laboratory: LAB Brewing Debuts in Agoura Hills

Another brewery has hung up an OPEN sign here in the Southland. LAB Brewing is brewing just down the street from Ladyface Ale Companie in Agoura Hills. The first three brews out of brewmaster...
Craft Beer Los Angeles

Summer is for Sequels

It was a mere five weeks ago that I posted my review of the first ColLAboration event. But since then, the beer brain trust behind the pop-up biergarten has been hard at work prepping...