RECAP: LA’s Food & Wine Festival 2014 | @lafoodwine #lafw14

We were provided with media access. On August 24th, Leyna and I took a trip to downtown LA for the Lexus Grand Tasting Event at the 4th Annual Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival. Upon entering the event, we were handed wine glasses and let loose to explore two rooms. It was a whirlwind of featured chefs and vineyards from all over the world! To highlight a few, Executive Chef John Cox from Sierra Mar Restaurant (at Post Ranch Inn in Big Sur), brought with him offerings from the sea. Mulderbosch Vineyards are from South Africa. LOVE this dish! Michelin-starred Chef Luigi Fineo, Executive Chef of Riva Bella, shaved black … READ MORE >>

FREE Breakfast for Students Sept 9th at SoCal McDonald’s! #BTS @McDonalds_SoCal

It’s back-to-school all around us in SoCal, and to encourage children to eat a wholesome breakfast every morning, Southern California McDonald’s restaurants would like to offer FREE Breakfast for Kids Grades K-8th on Tuesday, September 9th from 6:30 am to 9:30 am! This includes participating restaurants in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, and Ventura counties. “McDonald’s is strongly committed to the well-being of children, and to mark the beginning of the new school year, we are excited to provide students a free breakfast meal to help them start their day off right,” said Clay Paschen, McDonald’s owner/operator and president of the McDonald’s Operators’ Association of Southern California (MOASC). During … READ MORE >>

Technology: Logitech’s New Bemo Social Video Camera | #MeetBemo @Logitech @MyBemo

Last week we went to the launch party for Logitech’s new Bemo social video camera. It was awesome! While we enjoyed live music, sweet cocktails, and delicious appetizers, we also watched an exclusive premiere short video made by Creative Collective using the brand new Logitech Bemo. The NEW Bemo is small, light weight, water-resistant, and super fun! It comes in 3 colors: Moroccan Red, Mykonos Blue, and my favorite – Manhattan Black! It is meant to be taken anywhere and everywhere like a GoPro but much more user-friendly. Here are some specs: it is an 8MP camera with 720P using a 1:1 format perfect for sharing your videos on Instagram … READ MORE >>

Helpful Honda Guys at the Baseball Stadiums on Helpful Fridays! | @HelpfulHonda #HelpfulFridays

Disclosure: We received game tickets for reviewing purposes. Have you seen the Helpful Honda Guys around town doing “Random Acts of Helpfulness”? Well, they are real, and I got to see them in action last Friday on Helpful Friday. SoCal Honda Dealers is hosting Helpful Fridays this summer at our home team’s baseball games in both LA and OC, and you will not believe how helpful they really are. Here are examples of some of their “Random Acts of Helpfulness” on #HelpfulFridays: The first 100 Honda drivers will receive Free Parking at Friday home games! Can’t find your seat? They will gladly help. Need help with a group picture? No … READ MORE >>

TICKET GIVEAWAY: Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents LEGENDS! #RinglingBros

An all-new circus spectacular from Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents LEGENDS is coming to the Los Angeles area July 9 through August 3 and we have an exciting opportunity to win tickets below!! Photo Courtesy of Feld Entertainment STAPLES Center Los Angeles (July 9-15) Citizens Business Bank Arena, Ontario (July 18-22) Honda Center, Anaheim (July 25-Aug 3) a Rafflecopter giveaway US Residents Only. No purchase necessary to enter. All fans have an equal chance to win, however, you must enter to win. A winner will be randomly selected via RaffleCopter and notified via email. No cash value. Winner will have 72 hours to claim their prize or a … READ MORE >>