Brandon Cohen (BAC Talent) and Raol Peter Mongilardi (Filmmaker & Author) are hosting the 2018 Gifting Your Spectrum fundraiser to benefit Autism Speaks on February 24th in Los Angeles, CA. Lisa Lew and Peter Brennan (P&L Media Emmy Producers) will host the event at their Sunset Plaza Hollywood Hills private estate.
Hollywood is supporting Autism Speaks with attendees enjoying Grammy Award winning group ALL-4-One, Chaz Dean (Celebrity Hairstylist and founder WEN Hair & Body Care) styling the fashion show presented by Maison Privée / BELLO Mag. Among the silent auction items are Christian Louboutin, Tyler Shields, Helen Ficalora, MLB Players Association, LA Lakers, Perry White, John Varvatos, Fossil Watches and more.
It is time to consider what people with Autism can offer versus what they cannot. – Temple Grandin
Autism has no borders. In Gifting Your Spectrum we unite all ethnicities and our brothers and sisters in the Arts, Music, Science, the Military, Education, Medicine, Government and the Autism Speaks global services where everyone is welcome in peace and progress.
Event gift bags are worth three times the ticket price including, Burke-Williams certificates, WEN Hair & Body Care by Chaz Dean, Stare Cosmetics, Laugh Factory tickets, CBT candles and other items. Autism Speaks regional board directors will be present, as well as surprise guests. Sponsored by: Reed Smith Law Firm, Third Wolf, Heavenly Tea, Buff Bake, Maxime Salvador, Kind bar, Bai, Dekke Hud, BodyBuilder, GoGo squeeZ , STRYVE, Zico, Pioneer Professional Audio, Chandon, Emerald Hare, Justin’s, Popsicle LA. The Kitchen, Custom Comfort, GLO, Primal kitchen, Carbonadi Vodka, AirSelfie, Helen Ficalora, SnapDog, GBK, Bluewater Entertainment , Good Greek Grill. EventBrite tickets available at www.giftingyourspectrum.com.
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Pancakes, Mimosa and more .. OH MY I’ve never attended the Brunch at the Races but this year the restaurants have me salivating and planning to wear a super cute hat!
L.A. Weekly has added new restaurants to the fall foodie events on October 15th at Santa Anita Park. This year’s Brunch at the Races is having signature brunch bits from over 30 Los Angeles breakfast, brunch and lunch spots! I can’t wait to get my munch on from 11AM – 2PM with tastes from: AR Cucina, Pez Cantina, Fred 62, Myke’s Café, Kobawoo House, Jones Coffee Roasters, Monkey Bar,McConnells, Chez Tex, Poppy + Rose, Red Herring, Cindy’s Eaglerock Restaurant, Pono Burger, Little Dom’s, Sweet & Savory, Mascarpone Cheesecakes, La Huesuda Tacos, Tavern, and even more to come!
Sponsors of this year’s event include: Beam Suntory’s Effen Vodka and Maker’s Mark, The Dude’s Brewing Company, Angel City Brewery, Bai, Cacique, Rita’s Italian Ice, Zico, Hubert’s, Imperfect Produce, with more to come.
The 2nd Annual Brunch at the Races General Admission tickets start at $40 and include: entry into the event, full day admission to Santa Anita Park, unlimited food samples from 30+ restaurants, beer/wine/cocktail samples from our
partners, access to entertainment and a vendor village. A limited number of VIP admission tickets start at $60 (limited availability and WILL sell out). VIP Admission tickets include all general admission perks plus access to an exclusive VIP lounge and VIP gift bag.
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Don’t miss out on our second annual Brunch at the Races!
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Let’s kick off the holiday foodie season at the second annual L.A. Weekly’s Sips & Sweets
on Saturday, December 12, 2015 from 8 – 11 pm t Magic Box @ The Reef
I plan to attend the fun event full of delicious food, drinks and SHOPPPING all in one place! You get the chance to nibble from 20 of Los Angeles’ top bakers, try handcrafted cocktail sips from 15 mixologists and the chance to ‘buy local’ with more than 25 artisanal craftspeople!
L.A. Weekly’s own food critic Besha Rodell and Roxana Jullapat have personally selected what you will be eating, drinking and shopping at Magic Box @ The Reef. Tickets are still available to join us on Saturday, December 12th from 8 – 11 pm where you’ll be able to buy holiday gifts and trinkets for the holiday season. Everyone will appreciate a unique gift for Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, festivus or office gift exchange.
This year’s pastry chef and baker lineup features sweets from Shannon Swindle of Craft LA, Clemence Gosset of The Gourmandise School of Sweets and Savories, Mariah Swan of bld Restaurant and ICDC, Ledlow, Luis Ayala of Broken Spanish, Paige Russell of Hatchet Hall, Elizabeth Belkind of Cake Monkey Bakery, Megan Potthoff of WP24, Sherry Yard of Helm’s Bakery, Courtney Reed of Belcampo Meat Co., Zenai Leal of Salt’s Cure, Monica May of Nickel Diner, McConnell’s Fine Ice Creams and other tasty surprises!
Hand-made cocktails will be prepared by Mikki Kristola of The Varnish, Robin Chopra of Corazon Y Miel, Karen Grill of Sassafras Saloon, Ryan Wainwright of Terrine, Darwin Manahan of Osso and Cliff’s Edge, Ben Scott of Alexander’s Steakhouse, Avery Underhill of Butchers & Barbers, Christiaan Rollich of the Lucques Group, Josh Goldman of the Soigné Group, Michael Lay of Broken Spanish and B.S. Taqueria, John Kelly O’Hare of Sonny’s Hideaway, Gabriella Mlynarczyk of Birch and The Loving Cup, Jesus Gomez of 1886 Bar, Edwin Osegueda of Faith and Flower and Adam Nystrom of EP + LP and be prepared for surprises that will make you want to add these drinks to your own shindig!
All pastry chefs will offer tasty samples of their famous sweet and savory treats, while each bartender will present sips of their signature holiday drinks.
General Admission tickets include: entry into the event, unlimited food samples from over 20 LA pastry chefs, beer, wine and artisanal cocktail samples and access to our handcrafted vendor village with 20+ vendors. VIP Admission ticket includes: all of the General Admission perks plus 1 hour early entry into the event and a special VIP Gift Bag.
A portion of proceeds from the event will be donated to Food Forward. Food Forward rescues fresh local produce that would otherwise go to waste, connecting this abundance with people in need, and inspiring others to do the same.
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About L.A. Weekly:
L.A. Weekly, and more recently LAWeekly.com, has Los Angeles covered, with investigative reporting, comprehensive calendar listings and forward-thinking cultural coverage, including daily blogs like the highly regarded Squid Ink, which covers the city’s food scene. We keep our readers loyal with stories by some of the country’s finest writers—now accessible through our mobile platforms. In 2007 L.A. Weekly was the first newspaper to be awarded the Pulitzer Prize for its food criticism. This year, restaurant critic Besha Rodell was honored with a James Beard Award, widely considered food writing’s top prize.
Sips & Sweets 2015
Presented by LA Weekly
LA Weekly is proud to present Sips & Sweets 2015! In its second year, our now annual holiday party will feature over 20 of the city’s top bakers, over 20 of LA’s most respected mixologists and more than 25 artisanal craftspeople. Join us Saturday, December 12th from 8pm – 11pm and sample delicious confections, sip on handcrafted cocktails and shop for amazing holiday gifts and trinkets. Curated by the LA Weekly’s own food critic Besha Rodell and Roxana Jullapat, this eating, drinking and shopping extravaganza is one not to be missed.
Sips & Sweets
Saturday, December 12, 2015
8pm – 11pm with a VIP Hour from 7pm – 8pm
Magic Box @ The REEF
1933 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90007
21+ event. All guests must have a valid ID for entry.
LA Weekly’s Sips & Sweets Charity partner
Sips & Sweets is brought to you by
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