In Other News

Barnsdall Art Park Friday Night wine tasting among LA area food events this week

By Elaine Lehman|

Taco Bell’s Naked Egg Taco has unusual ‘shell’

Taco Bell should have named its latest taco invention the Unicorn Taco because a fried egg shaped like a taco shell looks like a mythical fast food creature. You have to see it to believe it. Irvine-based Taco Bell, which knows no boundari...

By Nancy Luna|

MOST RECENT STORIES

  • Wine tastings

    Beer and wine tastings in the Los Angeles area for the week of July 23

    Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley and Santa Monica BevMo: Beer and wine tasting, 4-7 p.m. Friday. 7100 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, 310-882-6971; 3212 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, 310-453-5600; 10984 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, 310-473-9600; 330 N. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, 310-855-0169; 2533 Pacific Coast Highway, Suite A, Torrance, 310-257-0034; 1775 N. Victory Place, Burbank, 818-847-2175.

    |

  • Wine tastings

    Beer and wine tastings in the Los Angeles area for the week of July 16

    Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley and Santa Monica BevMo: Beer and wine tasting, 4-7 p.m. Friday. 7100 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, 310-882-6971; 3212 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, 310-453-5600; 10984 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, 310-473-9600; 330 N. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, 310-855-0169; 2533 Pacific Coast Highway, Suite A, Torrance, 310-257-0034; 1775 N. Victory Place, Burbank, 818-847-2175.

    |

  • Fast food restaurant operators

    Can fancy remodels save the fast-food industry?

    Communal tables. Self-serve ordering kiosks. Rustic brick walls. Bar counters with outlets for plugged-in millennials. The snazzy decor is popping up at redesigned restaurants across Southern California. But if you think the posh amenities belong to fast-casual players like Panera Bread or Mendocino Farms, think again. The comfy environment is playing out at some of the region’s oldest fast-food brands. McDonald’s, El Pollo Loco and Taco Bell are modernizing...

    Nancy Luna
    |

  • Food

    Tasty crustaceans provide the main course at Port of LA Lobster Festival

    The 19th annual Port of Los Angeles Lobster Festival, featuring food, live music, arts and crafts and more, was in full swing on Saturday. The festival’s final day is Sunday, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Cruise Ship Terminal at the intersection of Swinford Street and Harbor Boulevard, San Pedro. The $12 admission does not include lobster meal, which is $25. Children under 12 free.

    By staff reports|

  • Food

    Get your coupon for free Farmer Boys fries

    Thursday is fries day at Farmer Boys. To celebrate National Friday Day on July 13, the Riverside-based chain is offering a free order of fries with any burger purchase. To participate, go to www.farmerboys.com and click on the link that will take you to Facebook. Then click on the “Learn More” button under the Fry Day posting to generate a printable coupon.

    Fielding Buck
    |

  • Wine tastings

    Beer and wine tastings in the Los Angeles area for the week of July 9

    Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley and Santa Monica BevMo: Beer and wine tasting, 4-7 p.m. Friday. 7100 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, 310-882-6971; 3212 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, 310-453-5600; 10984 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, 310-473-9600; 330 N. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, 310-855-0169; 2533 Pacific Coast Highway, Suite A, Torrance, 310-257-0034; 1775 N. Victory Place, Burbank, 818-847-2175.

    |

  • Food

    Today is 7-Eleven Day. Don’t forget to grab a free Slurpee

    Looking for a fun and free way to beat this brutal heat? 7-Eleven has you covered. 7-Eleven Day really could not have come at a better time. If you (like many Californians) are looking for a way to stay cool, maybe a free Slurpee will do the trick. That’s right. Today (7/11 - fitting right?) you can go to a 7-Eleven from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. (honestly, these 7/11 puns are becoming too much now) and get a free small Slurpee. From the classic Wild Cherry to Blue...

    Shannon O’Connor Los Angeles Daily News|

  • Food

    Costco testing Shake Shack copycat cheeseburger in Southern California

    Forget pizza and hot dogs. Costco, often secretive about its merchandising strategy, is selling a Shake Shack-style cheeseburger made with an organic beef patty at a few of its fast-food courts in Southern California. The burger is being sold at warehouses in Corona, Pacoima, Lakewood, according to Santa Ana-based Foodbeast, the popular food marketing site. Beyond California, the burger is being tested in...

    Nancy Luna
    |

  • Wine tastings

    Beer and wine tastings in the Los Angeles area for the week of July 2

    Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley and Santa Monica BevMo: Beer and wine tasting, 4-7 p.m. Friday. 7100 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, 310-882-6971; 3212 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, 310-453-5600; 10984 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, 310-473-9600; 330 N. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, 310-855-0169; 2533 Pacific Coast Highway, Suite A, Torrance, 310-257-0034; 1775 N. Victory Place, Burbank, 818-847-2175.

    |

  • Breweries

    King Harbor Brewing in Redondo Beach boiling up craft beer reminiscent of marijuana

    Is the logical evolution of the rapidly growing craft beer and recently legalized marijuana industries a convergence that could provide a potent pint of liquid pot? You might think so after tasting King Harbor Brewing Co.’s Lupulin IPA, a dank, juicy, intense India Pale Ale that threatens to overwhelm the taste buds with a redolent, almost...

    Nick Green
    |

The Daily Breeze: BLOGS