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Wining & Dining with Four Seasons Hotels

This past week was a week full of wining and dining with Four Seasons Hotels. On Wednesday, I joined the Four Seasons Resort Hualalai, their Executive Chef, Thomas Bellec and Chef/Owner of Redbird, Neal Fraser for a preview dinner of Chef Fest 2017. The following Friday, I headed to Four Seasons Westlake Village, where I dined at a preview dinner from Executive Chef, Jose Fernandez and Executive Pastry Chef, Patrick Fahy to celebrate an upcoming hotel redesign including new dining...

Weekend

Succulent Driftwood Planter Workshop Join in the Harvest Garden for a hands-on workshop where you’ll create your own mini succulent garden, using found wood as a base. Descanso horticulture staff will provide expert guidance on working with succulents and design. $20 members/$30 non-members, includes materials; Saturday, 10-11:30 am; 1418 Descanso Dr, La Cañada Flintridge, 91011; 818.949.7980 KCET’s Earth Focus Environmental Film Festival The inaugural film festival features five films tackling the most important and relevant global environmental issues. Celebrity environmental activists including Raphael...

Father’s Day

Le Petit Paris’ Father’s Day Buffet Brunch A feast fit for a king, the buffet will feature traditional brunch fare, in addition to a premium meat carving station (top sirloin roast with béarnaise, peppercorn and blue cheese signature sauces); an oyster bar and shrimp on ice, truffled scrambled eggs, make-your-own eggs Benedict, charcuterie, homemade paté, imported cheeses, and more. For dessert, enjoy macarons, tarts and crepes. Bottomless cocktails make for a nice add-on: Mimosa ($15), Bellini ($16), Bloody Mary ($18).  $59,...

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Wizard of Oz at Hollywood Cemetery Celebrate the life of Judy Garland on the occasion of the unveiling of her new grave at Hollywood Forever Cemetery. The Wizard of Oz stars Judy Garland in her greatest role, and the movie embodies fantasy, song, beautiful sets and a sixteen year old starlet who took motion pictures by storm! Dorothy and Toto are transported by a cyclone from an ordinary Kansas life to a weird and wonderful kingdom where a wizard rules the land. $12-$16;...

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LA Beer Fest The annual beer fest is here once again at LA Center Studios. Expect live music, a dueling piano bar, and food truck alley, along with 80 breweries for you to try from. Splurge for the Connoisseur’s admission because it includes all the sampling of general admission, plus exclusive access to the VIP Lounge, air conditioned bathrooms, an indoor/outdoor event deck overlooking the event, with access to limited beers and one-offs not available to general admission attendees. $45+; Saturday, noon-3 pm, 5-8...