Los Angeles

Los Angeles (/lɔːs ˈændʒələs/, /lɔːs ˈæŋɡələs/ or /lɒs ˈændʒəliːz/, Spanish: Los Ángeles [los ˈaŋxeles] meaning The Angels), officially the City of Los Angeles, often known by its initials L.A., is the most populous city in the U.S. state of California and the second-most populous in the United States, after New York City, with a population at the 2010 United States Census of 3,792,621. It has a land area of 469 square miles (1,215 km2), and is located in Southern California.
Posts about Los Angeles
    • Rudy Kurniawan's private cellar could help to repay victims

      A year since Rudy Kurniawan was convicted for mass wine fraud in the US, experts are preparing to enter his private cellar to see if wines can be sold to compensate victims owed nearly $30m. Labels found in Rudy Kurniawan's home after an FBI raid. He printed labels on his computer. Image source: FBI US officials have asked a team at Chai Consulting, the cellar management an ...

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    • Burgundy and Rhone shine at multi-million dollar US auctions

      Talk of Bordeaux's resurgence in the US fine wine market has been placed in context by Sotheby's and Wally's auctions that saw Burgundy and Rhone estates command the top prices. Burgundy fuelled total Wally's sales of US$5.6m in the second part of its Roy Welland Collection auction, held in Los Angeles on 21 and 22 November. It had expected the wines to sell for a maximum $5.5m.

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    • What Gifts to Get for a Wine Lover

      More fun from OddBallGrape.com A not-at-all useful item for wine lovers. This is a repeat post from a couple years ago about what gifts to get for a wine lover – or more importantly, what not to get, but it’s still relevant. By now, you’re home from your Black Friday spree, putting your feet up (preferably with a nice, soothing glass of your favorite wine).

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  • Kickin’ it with Kitchit!

    … out. Need a great gift? Kitchet also has gift cards to help your friends and family survive the holidays. Happy eating! Kitchet is available in San Francisco, New York, Chicago and Los Angeles. The post Kickin’ it with Kitchit! appeared first on Luscious Lushes - a wine, food, and travel blog. …

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  • Paso Robles Grape Escape: Croad Inn

    … career began at “Giorgio” in Malibu, followed by stints at Via Veneto, Locando de Lago, Koi, Bridge and L’Angolo Cafe in Los Angeles, prepares duck carpaccio with gorgonzola sauce, balsamic reduction and caramelized onions, as well as lamb carpaccio with shaved celery, piave cheese, citrus dressing and white truffle oil. Oh, but don’t miss…

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  • Art and Olfaction Awards Celebrates Artisan Perfumers

    … staged “A Trip to Japan in 16 Minutes,” the first scent concert, which failed miserably. The Institute for Arts & Olfaction recreated the experience for a modern era earlier this year. Five finalists in each category will be chosen. From that, two winners in the Artisan and two winners in the Independent categories will be chosen. There…

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  • Fort Berens Estate Winery, BC

    … earned awards at some of the most competitive competitions in the world: the International Wine and Spirit Competition (London, UK), the Los Angeles International and the National Wine Awards of Canada just to name a few. Yet, to me, the greatest joy in tasting these wines isn’t in the pride of choosing something that won awards. I’m not excited…

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  • My visit with Ze’ev Dunie of Seahorse Winery #GoIsrael

    … a philosopher as a winemaker, and in the course of the conversation (almost every conversation I would imagine) also managers to fold in his experiences at Cal Tech in Los Angeles, where the culture of “stream of consciousness” filmmaking gave him a new view on life. Among the many stories told that day was that of how he happened to find a grower…

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  • Think you Know Druze Cuisine? #GoIsrael

    … Think you Know Druze Cuisine? #GoIsrael Israel offers a multitude of food cultures, one of the least well known that of the Druze, a sect that is highly religious, believes in reincarnation, and like all Israelis, loves great food. We tour the Galilee region with local food expert Paul Nirens, who finds local cooks from different ethnicities…

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  • Paso Robles Blendfest 2015

    … Francisco and Los Angeles, along California’s Central Coast, Paso Robles Wine Country is California’s third largest wine region. It encompasses more than 32,000 vineyard acres and 200 wineries. For more information, visit www.pasowine.com. Get Social: @PasoRoblesWine, #pasowine ©2014 Google – Terms & Privacy Filed under: Italy Travel Guides Tagged: Paso Robles BlendFest…

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  • Do Bianchi Thanksgiving Six-Pack 2014

    …. This wine, and the Lambrusco and Primitivo that follow are the wines to serve with the main attraction. Caprari NV Lambrusco Reggiano Colcer We served this wine at the recent Emilia-Romagna dinner at Sotto in Los Angeles, where Chef Steve Samson prepared an Emilian feast. It was one of the hits of the evening and Tracie P and I just love how fresh…

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  • Flowers Recycled Into Smiles Now Serving the Silicon Valley

    …, Nov. 14. The addition of RAF Silicon Valley marks the fourth expansion this year. In addition to the original branch in Knoxville, Random Acts of Flowers operates facilities in Greeneville, Tennessee and Pinellas County, Florida (Tampa Bay area). Additional expansion plans are underway in the Chicago, Los Angeles, Indianapolis, Cincinnati…

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  • Harvest on the Coast

    … Farm Restaurant’s Farro Pecan Salad with a Blood Orange Vinaigrette, a combination of blood orange juice, sherry vinegar and olive oil. What a wonderful blend of flavors! Even California Pizza Kitchen kept us healthy with their Quinoa Salad. The ancient grain was a perfect combination with the arugula, sun dried tomatoes, asparagus, red onion…

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  • How to Tell if Wine is Corked

    … regularly, you’ll encounter a corked bottle about 100 times in your adult life which, believe me, starts to really suck. You can return corked wines, but not always. On one occasion, I traveled to Los Angeles with a fancy bottle of Amarone della Valpolicella. I’d assured my friends that the wine ‘would change their life’. I wasn’t exactly wrong…

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  • Key to Wine Country Returns to Santa Barbara

    … Exclusive wine and food weekend in Santa Barbara County December 5 - 7 BUELLTON, CA – The Santa Barbara Vintners is pleased to announce the dates and schedule of experiences for its winter Key to Wine Country experience weekend December 5 - 7, 2014. Three days of unlocking exclusive events and offerings at nearly forty wineries and vineyards…

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