Thursday 18th September 2014,

Beer and Breweries in the Inland Empire

Southern California, Inland Empire, Orange County, Los Angeles, San Diego

Farm Artisan Foods in Redlands Beer Pairing Dinner Ft. Bootlegger’s Brewing Co.

Farm Artisan Foods in Redlands Beer Pairing Dinner Ft. Bootlegger’s Brewing Co.

The 5 course dinner is paired with 5 different styles of beer. Farm Artisan Foods is located at 22 East State Street Redlands, CA 92373. [...]

January 12, 2013 Adina

Inland Empire Brewing Co. 4th Anniversary Beer & Food Truck Festival

Inland Empire Brewing Co. 4th Anniversary Beer & Food Truck Festival

YOU SAW IT HERE FIRST (just like you did last year) Inland Empire Brewing Company (IEBC) in Riverside will host its 4th Anniversary Beer and Food Truck Festival on Saturday, February 23, 2013. The doors open at 1 p.m. for general admission, with tickets coming in at $40. Spend an extra $10 and you’ll be [...]

January 12, 2013 ThingsToDo

Bock Fest 2013

Bock Fest 2013

**Photo/editorial review** If the organizers of Bockfest 2013 learned anything from their event on Jan. 26, 2013, it better be that they’re going to need a bigger venue. So many people came out to try all the Bocks and other beer sampled that the event’s success was obvious. Bockfest was packed, and it’s a testament [...]

December 26, 2012 Kris

Breweries in the Inland Empire

Breweries in the Inland Empire

So you're a beer head wondering where every brewery and brew-pub in the Inland Empire is? We've got the full list! [...]

December 16, 2012 ThingsToDo

Ritual Brewing Co. – Redlands

Ritual Brewing Co. – Redlands

Ritual Brewing Co. in Redlands adds yet another brewery to the rapidly expanding list of breweries in the Inland Empire. Ritual differs from all other new breweries in one major respect- this  brewery is enormous. Located in a light industrial area of Redlands on Lugonia Ave. at the corner of Research Drive (just West of [...]

November 25, 2012 ThingsToDo

Localicious in Santa Monica Review

Localicious in Santa Monica Review

The second annual “Good Food Festival” began with food insights and ended with savory delights! On November 3rd, LACMA hosted the “Good Food Conference” where farmers, chefs, community leaders and foodies of all kinds filled the museum to participate in the “Good Food Revolution”. This movement is dedicated to promote healthy eating and more jobs [...]

November 8, 2012 Ashley

Oktoberfest Inland Empire 2012

Oktoberfest Inland Empire 2012

Oktoberfest 2012 in the Inland Empire presents no shortage of opportunities to wash down your pretzels with beer, brats and dancing throughout Riverside and San Bernardino counties! Big Bear Lake Oktoberfest Big Bear is hands down the most talked about Oktobfest in the I.E. As I.E. Weekly reports, you might as well be in Germany, [...]

September 19, 2012 ThingsToDo

Palm Springs Props and Hops beer festival

Palm Springs Props and Hops beer festival

If you like beer and airplanes, then you’re going to love the Props and Hops festival! To be honest, if you love either beer or planes separately then you’re still going to love this event. And if we’re being really honest, if you like kittens and heavy artillery you’re still going to enjoy this event. [...]

August 27, 2012 John D.

OC Brew Ha Ha 2012

OC Brew Ha Ha 2012

The OC Brew Ha Ha 2012 will be a blast, with over 175 craft and import beers from around the world from 70 award winning breweries on Saturday, September 8, 2012. [...]

August 9, 2012 ThingsToDo

BAM Fest (Beer, Art, and Music Festival) Santa Monica

BAM Fest (Beer, Art, and Music Festival) Santa Monica

Save the date for October 6 when the Beer, Art and Music Festival hits sunny Santa Monica. A festival celebrating art, music, and craft beer (hey, it’s another form of art), BAM is one of the pioneering events of its kind on L.A.’s westside. It offers a trifecta of locally produced art, music, and suds [...]

July 26, 2012 Kris

Black Market Brewing Co. Third Year Anniversary Celebration

Black Market Brewing Co. Third Year Anniversary Celebration

To mark their third birthday, Black Market Brewing Co. will be doing giveaways every half hour on the hour on August 11th. They will be releasing their highly sought after Belgian Quad called Quadrophenia- which at 11% alcohol content, you will certainly have to have a designated driver that day! Vendors will be selling customized [...]

July 18, 2012 Adina

Craft Beer Weekend @ The Ace Hotel and Swim Club, Palm Springs

Craft Beer Weekend @ The Ace Hotel and Swim Club, Palm Springs

The Ace Hotel in Palm Springs is going to be hosting their first ever Craft Beer Weekend. This is no small feat for them and they don’t intend to do anything but big! There is going to be a good number of breweries there (Black Market, Stone, Dogfish Head, and more) as well as special [...]

July 13, 2012 John D.

Orange County Fair 2012 – Info / Photos

Orange County Fair 2012 – Info / Photos

It’s that time of year again…fair season! Friday the 13th  of July starts us off with the very popular Orange County Fair! Although it is technically smaller than the Los Angeles County Fair, it’s hardly noticeable with the wide variety of food and shopping opportunities. Grab your friends and just eat your way through the [...]

July 13, 2012 Ashley

Invasion of the Food Trucks, Redlands

Invasion of the Food Trucks, Redlands

Prepare for the Invasion of the Food Trucks & Beerfest! Saturday, June 30th 11am-5pm at the Municipal parking lot on Redlands Blvd. Between Eureka & Orange St. Featuring a variety of favorite food trucks from the Inland Empire and Beyond! Bacon Mania Tornado Potato WTF Tropical Shave Ice Thai 1 On Suite 106 Slummin Gourmet [...]

June 29, 2012 Keith Kahn

Travel: Northern California Brewery Guide/Map/Tour – Lagunitas, Russian River, Pyramid, Bear Republic

Travel: Northern California Brewery Guide/Map/Tour – Lagunitas, Russian River, Pyramid, Bear Republic

Think San Diego makes Southern California the only home to great beer? Northern California breweries give us a run for our money with three beers from the top 20 Overall Brewing Companies (Lagunitas, Sierra Nevada & Pyramid (North American Breweries)- Southern California has Stone).A trip to Northern California’s breweries also provides a great excuse to go head to [...]

June 24, 2012 ThingsToDo

Killarney’s 5th Anniversary Extravaganza

Killarney’s 5th Anniversary Extravaganza

Killarney’s Restaurant & Irish Pub, one of Riverside’s go-to destinations for a fun and unpretentiously good time, came alive June 16 while celebrating their 5th anniversary. The authentic Irish pub, tucked away in the far end of Riverside Plaza, was filled with an overload of local taps and a seemingly endless flow of premium craft [...]

June 19, 2012 Matthew Bramlett

Gyu Kaku Japanese BBQ in Rancho Cucamonga

Gyu Kaku Japanese BBQ in Rancho Cucamonga

If you’ve been looking for a cool place to eat with your friends, you might want to check out Gyu Kaku at Victoria Gardens in Rancho Cucamonga. Where else could you barbeque good meat at your table (tapas style!), and not have to clean it up? Start off with a sushi roll or pork gyoza [...]

June 18, 2012 Ashley

Killarney’s 5th Anniversary Party – Riverside

Killarney’s 5th Anniversary Party – Riverside

Join Killarney's as they celebrate their first 5 years in business @ the Riverside Plaza and the local craft breweries that have been with us along the way on Saturday, June 16 from 1-5 p.m. [...]

June 7, 2012 ThingsToDo

Los Angeles Craft Beer Crawl 2012

Los Angeles Craft Beer Crawl 2012

***Review Article Dated August 19, 2012*** Thousands came out for one of Downtown Los Angeles’s biggest bar events with many cheers given and many chugs taken. The Los Angeles Craft Beer Crawl hit seven bars on a sunny Saturday afternoon on August 18, bringing out the masses for multiple brands of specialty suds. The crawl [...]

June 4, 2012 Kris

Taste of the IE in Upland 2012

Taste of the IE in Upland 2012

An amazing aroma had already filled the air when I entered Uplands “Taste of the IE”. I waded through a sea of white umbrellas, each one enticing me with a delicious entrée, dessert, or drink. Plate in hand, I made my first stop at “Qdoba Mexican Grill” and tried their “Mango Salad Sampler.” A sweet, [...]

May 24, 2012 Ashley

Hangar 24 – 4th Anniversary Featuring Cracker

Hangar 24 – 4th Anniversary Featuring Cracker

Hangar 24's 4th Anniversary on June 9, 2012 will be even bigger than their massive third anniversary as the brewery grows at an unstoppable pace. [...]

May 22, 2012 ThingsToDo

15th Annual Koroneburg Old World Festival in Corona

15th Annual Koroneburg Old World Festival in Corona

Time to search for the tunic, polish the suit of armor, and lace on the corset. Beginning May 12th through June 17, 2012, the “15th Annual Koroneburg Old World Festival” will be in Corona at the only permanent Renaissance Village in California! The (fictitious) Baron Heinrich Von Lauffer allows the townsfolk onto his estate, the [...]

May 11, 2012 Ashley

2012 Strawberry Festivals in Oxnard and Garden Grove

2012 Strawberry Festivals in Oxnard and Garden Grove

Attention all strawberry fans and fanatics…ready to sample every type of strawberry concoction imaginable? On the 19th and 20th Oxnard makes your strawberry dreams possible by hosting the “2012 California Strawberry Festival”! If you can’t make Oxnard (or have a serious strawberry addiction), you can always attend the “Garden Grove Strawberry Festival” on the 25th [...]

May 10, 2012 Ashley

Malibu Beer Festival

Malibu Beer Festival

Malibu typically brings thoughts of surfing, waves, and the slow life. But on June 9 you’ll be able to add beer to that list. The 4th annual Malibu Beer Festival hits one of SoCal’s storied beachside towns with a wide variety of beers available for SoCal beer lovers. It takes place at the World Famous [...]

May 3, 2012 Kris

American Craft Beer Week @ Hangar 24 Redlands

American Craft Beer Week @ Hangar 24 Redlands

Hangar 24 just announced the awesome things they have planned for American Craft Beer Week. This year Craft Beer Week is May 14th-20th. It looks like it’s going to be an awesome week filled with great beers, great events, and great fun. The festivities start off Saturday, May 12 with Hang 24 announcing who won [...]

April 23, 2012 John D.

4th Annual Taste of the IE -May 18, 2012

4th Annual Taste of the IE -May 18, 2012

We’ve been saying the Inland Empire has great food for a while, and now they are going to prove it. On May 18th between 6 and 9pm, the City of Upland is presenting the “4th Annual Taste of the IE”. On “A” Street, between 2nd and 3rd Avenue, “Discover Upland” will be laying out a [...]

April 22, 2012 Ashley

The 50th Annual Renaissance Pleasure Faire in Irwindale

The 50th Annual Renaissance Pleasure Faire in Irwindale

The 16th century is alive and well in Irwindale, transporting visitors into the past with colorful costumes, handmade crafts, and bawdy humor. The Renaissance Pleasure Faire 50th Golden Jubilee Celebration is off to a great start with a brand new layout and the addition of food trucks. The faire ends on May 20. The entertainment [...]

April 17, 2012 Ashley

Mud Factor 2012 – San Bernardino

Mud Factor 2012 – San Bernardino

Mud Factor 2012 takes over San Bernardino / Devore's Glen Helen Pavilion on Saturday, April 21, with competitors tackling a fun, challenging obstacles in waves that depart every half hour. [...]

April 12, 2012 ThingsToDo

Cinco de Mayo 2012 in the Inland Empire & Southern California

Cinco de Mayo 2012 in the Inland Empire & Southern California

Cinco de Mayo weekend in the Inland Empire will have plenty of ways to celebrate Mexican heritage and pride. [...]

April 11, 2012 ThingsToDo

Los Angeles Pirate Festival

Los Angeles Pirate Festival

***Photo/Editorial Review of the May 19 Pirate Festival*** The wenches and pirates were out in full force on a sunny Los Angeles afternoon at the Pirate Festival on May 19. The Pirate Festival was  a celebration of all things pirate, including a wench/pirate burlesque show that had women in sexy wench outfits dancing to contemporary [...]

April 6, 2012 Kris