39th Annual Food Fare Planned Parenthood Los Angeles


The highly anticipated annual fundraiser, PPLA Food Fare will take place on
Thursday, March 1, 2018 returning to Santa Monica’s Barker Hangar. Guests of the beloved event will enjoy hundreds of gourmet food and drink samples from over 150 of Southern California’s best restaurants, caterers and libation purveyors, all in support of Planned Parenthood Los Angeles (PPLA).

“Food Fare raises crucial funds to ensure PPLA’s doors stay open to the women, men, and young people who rely on us for essential reproductive health care. We are grateful to our dedicated volunteers and community of supporters who, over the last four decades, have helped grow Food Fare into the important event it is today,” said Sue Dunlap, President & CEO, Planned Parenthood Los Angeles.

PPLA Food Fare is also proud to name Chris Phelps, Chef/Owner of Salt’s Cure and Breakfast by Salt’s Cure as the 2018 Food Fare Chef of the Year for his contributions to Los Angeles’ culinary scene and his dedication to Planned Parenthood’s mission. Salt’s Cure will be providing a special tasting menu at Food Fare’s VIP hour and will also be also participating in both the afternoon and evening sessions of the main


Individual tickets for Food Fare are available at http://www.pplafoodfare.com. Advance purchase tickets for Food Fare 2018 are $150 for the daytime session (11:00 AM – 2:00 PM) and $350 for the evening session (6:30 PM – 9:30 PM). PPLA Food Fare 2018 will take place on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at Barker Hangar located at 3021 Airport Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90405.

Live & Dine LA


Angeleno‘s annual Live & Dine LA event is back at the Fairmount Miramar Hotel for another year! Celebrating the city’s most distinguished chefs and best restaurants.

Here’s the list of participating restaurants:

The Arthur J |Avec Nous | The Belvedere | THE Blvd | Broken Spanish | The Cannibal | Charcoal Venice | The District by Hannah An | Everson Royce Bar | FIG | Grand Food & Beverage | Hanjip | Herringbone Santa Monica | Kali | Knead & Co. Pasta Bar | Little Sister | Locanda Del Lago | M Café | Moruno | Obicà Mozzarella Bar | Pizzeria il Fico | Porta Via | The Raymond 1886 | Redbird | SALT | Salt’s Cure | Sambar | Spread Mediterranean Kitchen | Trois Familia | Union | Viviane | Wally’s Beverly Hills | WEST Restaurant & Lounge

WHEN: July 31, 2016 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

WHERE: 101 Wilshire Boulevard Santa Monica, CA 90401

Click HERE for tickets



Cochon555 Los Angeles

PC: Galdones Photography/ COCHON555

LosAngelesFoodieGirl is excited to attend Cochon555 this year at the Viceroy in Santa Monica. Experience this must-see culinary competition, five chefs cooking over 36 dishes prepared from whole locally-raised heritage breed pigs.


$130.95(GA) $258 (VIP)
Viceroy Hotel
1819 Ocean Ave, Santa Monica


Comment below if you plan attending and would like to meet up 🙂

Via Veneto | Santa Monica

We did a 12 course tasting here and it was an incredible dining experience. Our server Francesco “Franco” was the best server, EVER. I love his sexy accent.

Our party of 12 started off with Prosecco, a platter of cheese, olives, grapes, and honey with black truffle.

Here’s the list of the rest of the dishes:

brazino in crosta di sale sea salt crusted seabass in lemon and olive oil
grilled scampi
new zealand langostino
26 oz bistecca prime grilled tuscan style porterhouse
black squid tagliolini with baby calamari and bottarga
uni spaghetti
ravioli lobster and zucchini in fresh tomato sauce
ravioli ricotta and asparagi in white asparagus sauce
ravioli di zuzza pumpkin in butter sage

for desserts:

nutella tart pie
panna cotta

The entire evening felt like we were dining in Italy! It was lovely, authentic, and so warm welcoming. From the food to the service. It blew me away. The ambiance of the restaurant was dark, intimate, romantic. It’s one of those restaurants you want to bring a special person to or come celebrate something good. Will definitely be back.

Pro-tip: Valet for $7.


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