Monthly Archives for August 2015

Los Angeles Food and Wine Festival 2015

The fifth annual Los Angeles Food and Wine Festival took place on August 27-30, 2015.  The three evening events this year were the same as in past years, with Thursday night’s event dubbed “Ultimate Bites of L.A.” while Friday and … Continue reading

31. August 2015 by The Offalo
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Santa Monica Yacht Club

My family and I are big fans of chef-owner Andrew Kirschner’s highly acclaimed restaurant Tar & Roses—I’ve reviewed it twice on this blog.  Last month, when my parents were in town, we had to find a place for dinner, and my … Continue reading

27. August 2015 by The Offalo
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Fall Food Festivals and Events

I thought the end of summer would indicate a ramping down of food festivals, but the fall is gearing up to be packed with events.  While the sheer numbers are likely not as high in the past few months, the … Continue reading

25. August 2015 by The Offalo
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Ricebar

The cuisine of The Philippines is not something I have had a lot of experience with.  At company potlucks and parties I’ve attended, I’ve tried the fried lumpias (spring rolls) and chicken adobo (stew) that my Filipino coworkers would bring.  … Continue reading

17. August 2015 by The Offalo
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Ceviche Project at Skybar

Last month, I experienced one of those “only in L.A.” moments that I’ve encountered just a handful of times since moving to the left coast over a decade ago.  I found myself at Skybar in the Mondrian Hotel in the … Continue reading

14. August 2015 by The Offalo
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