Category: Beer

  • The Cannibal Butcher Shop & The Expo Line

    The Cannibal Butcher Shop & The Expo Line

    The Expo Line’s westward expansion to the Pacific Ocean is complete. Starting at noon today, the Expo Line will have seven new stops and a new endpoint at 4th Street in Santa Monica. Another exciting development for the Expo Line is The Cannibal. (How’s that for a segue?) This butcher shop-slash-restaurant, steps from the Culver […]

  • Burgers & Beer 2015 by LA Weekly

    Burgers & Beer 2015 by LA Weekly

    On Saturday, August 8, 2015, LA Weekly held its first Burgers & Beer event at the LA Memorial Coliseum.  40+ restaurants and 30+ breweries were represented.  I tried a little over a dozen burgers, mostly in sliders form, and around a dozen beer samples, poured into a shot glass-sized plastic beer mug. For being an […]

  • Big Bite Bacon Fest 2015 at The Queen Mary

    Big Bite Bacon Fest 2015 at The Queen Mary

    Big Bite Bacon Fest returned to The Queen Mary in Long Beach for its second annual event this past weekend.  Expanded this year to three sessions across two days, the food festival offered bacon-y bites and craft beers from several dozen food purveyors and breweries. This being my first time, though having attended quite a […]

  • August Food Festivals, Pop-Ups, and Sundry Events

    To paraphrase the 1960s band The Zombies, it’s the time of the season for food festivals and other events, and August is replete with them: This past weekend saw the Big Bite Bacon Fest in Long Beach; my recap is forthcoming.  In the meantime, here’s a sneak peek.   This Saturday, August 8th, I’ll be […]

  • LA Fermentation Festival

    LA Fermentation Festival

    This weekend, after stuffing myself at the LA Street Food Fest on Saturday, I attended the inaugural Los Angeles Fermentation Festival in Venice on Sunday! The festival originated in Santa Barbara, but expanded to LA this year.  It took place at the Venice Arts Plaza, a location that was surprisingly difficult to “Google” because it’s […]