5 Most Heavenly Cupcake Shops on Earth
May09

5 Most Heavenly Cupcake Shops on Earth

Cupcakes come in all colors, sizes and calorie counts. You see glorious cupcake displays at weddings, birthdays and lining bakery shelves. If you’re going to eat the whole thing, it’s probably best if it’s a cupcake rather than the three-tiered alternative. Here are five of the Southland’s best to tempt the palate and keep you relatively guilt-free.   Enjoy Cupcakes in Santa Barbara & Los Olivos...

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Father’s Day Dining and Drinking
Jun17

Father’s Day Dining and Drinking

At a loss for where to go on Father’s Day this year? Check out these hot spot options where you can celebrate the daddy in your life:   CELESTINO: Show your Dad some amore on Father’s Day the way the Italians do it: with family and good food. At Pasadena’s Celestino Ristorante, he can enjoy the fruits of generations of family recipes and local, seasonal ingredients as Executive Chef Calogero Drago prepares traditional...

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Ojai Wine & Craft Beer Festival
Jun17

Ojai Wine & Craft Beer Festival

For 30 years, the Ojai Wine Festival has served as the primary non-profit fundraising effort of the Rotary Club of Ojai-West and its numerous philanthropic endeavors that serve to enhance lives both locally and internationally.  This year, the 30th Annual Ojai Wine Festival will be taking place Sunday, June 12, from noon-4 p.m. on the shores of picturesque Lake Casitas.     This year’s festival has been expanded to include an...

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San Diego’s Taste of Little Italy
Jun09

San Diego’s Taste of Little Italy

On Wednesday, June 15 the foodie event of the summer, “Taste of Little Italy,” will take place in San Diego’s Little Italy from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Visitors can stroll through the culinary hub to experience the neighborhood’s one-of-a-kind eateries. Ticketholders will receive a Taste Passport mapping out a list of participating restaurants and their menu offerings.   “San Diego’s Little Italy neighborhood has been acclaimed as...

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3 Recipes for National Barbecue Month
May26

3 Recipes for National Barbecue Month

May is National Barbecue Month! There’s no better way to celebrate the beginning of summer than heading outdoors for a cookout with family and friends. Grilling is one of America’s favorite pastimes during the summer months, with a recent survey showing that 75% of U.S. adults own a grill or smoker, and that they prefer cooking out over eating out to save money (71%).   To celebrate National Barbecue Month, here...

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SIGNATURE COCKTAILS & APPETIZERS
May05

SIGNATURE COCKTAILS & APPETIZERS

Tantalizing mixology and appetizer recipes from some of the most renowned luxury hotels and resorts are featured in SIGNATURE COCKTAILS & APPETIZERS from AROUND THE WORLD, newest volume in Linda Lang’s Taste of Travel series just released on Amazon.com. Filled with beautiful color photographs of the finished recipes as well as the magnificent properties serving them, the soft-cover, coffee-table book features exciting and...

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