Articles By: Lanee Lee

Punch Pick for DineL.A.: The Royce Steakhouse at Langham Hotel, Pasadena

On your marks. Get set. Dig in for dineLA! There’s no better motivation to try a new restaurant than during dineL.A.’s Restaurant Week from January 19 – February 1. The best thing about dineL.A.? It’s easy on the wallet (i.e. go to those fancy restaurants now!) because participating restaurants offer specially priced prix-fixe lunch and […]

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Tiki No Invites You to Elvis’ 80th Birthday Bash

Octogenarian birthdays aren’t usually associated with riotous good times, stiff drinks and peanut butter-banana sandwiches. However, this is the King of Rock n’ Roll’s birthday, after all. On Thursday, January 8, Tiki No welcomes Elvis fans and impersonators alike to revel in what would have been The King’s 80th birthday. The tiki bar is bringing […]

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40 Nights of Holiday Lights in Dana Point, CA

One of the best things about the holidays (besides Santa swag) is the majesty and magic of witnessing an incredible light show. And Dana Point in Orange County, hosted by The Resorts of Dana Point, delivers big in this category with the annual Dana Point IlluminOcean. Like the incredible holiday lights of Rockefeller Center in […]

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Chef Raj Dixit’s Ode to Veggies at Stonehill Tavern, St. Regis Monarch Beach

A couple of weekends ago, I headed to St. Regis Monarch Beach to check out a Farm-to-Feast event highlighting some of Southern California’s finest culinary artisans. And it was a feast indeed. Exotic stone fruits like Mirabelle plums from Andy’s Orchard, black truffle salami from Angel’s Charcuterie, a biodynamic radish salad topped with pea shoots […]

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Special Arancini Menu at Little Dom’s and Dominick’s this Weekend

In honor of the 12th annual Feast of San Gennaro that begins this Friday, Chef Brandon Boudet of Little Dom’s and Dominick’s is doing something a little different this year to honor his heritage. Each year, Boudet has taken the celebration to his beloved Italian restaurants by featuring a special menu available the weekend of […]

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April 10-16: Best Los Angeles Events for Foodies

Do you organize your day, your vacations, your dates, your family gatherings around where you can find the best eats? We understand, we do it too. We’ve got the best Los Angeles foodie events to help you plan where you’ll be feasting this upcoming week. Five-Course Beer Pairing at Muddy Leek Wine pairing dinners we’ve […]

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Where to Drink in LA for St. Patty’s Day

It’s shamrock in the city. Yep, March 17th is here again. And since it falls on Sunday, you’ll have a whole weekend to celebrate (long and hard like a true Irishman or woman would) in honor of St. Patrick’s Day 2013. Time to don your green garb and head to the nearest waterhole to toast […]

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Drink Up for Sandy Relief @ LA Hearts NYC Event Nov 20th

Los Angeles is sending lots of love to New York City bars badly hit by Hurricane Sandy tomorrow via the LA Hearts NY fundraising event. Every single penny made at Harvard & Stone from 8 PM – 1 AM on November 20th will go directly to helping specific NYC bars rebuild. Rockstar Cocktail Lineup Bartenders […]

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Shop Made in America @ UNIQUE NYC/LA Holiday Events

I’m not a big shopper, but when I do shop, I am a freak about buying local. My friends are amused as I frantically search the label to find the “Made in…” info. If it reads ‘Made in China’, I sigh and put the item back. At UNIQUE, an event featuring all Made in USA […]

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Free Kaldi Coffee Machines at WeHo’s Coffee Bean, Sept 29th

Here at Pacific Punch, we jump for java and cool free stuff. To celebrate National Coffee Day, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf®, or CBTL for short, is offering both at the “Trade Your Cup Up” event in West Hollywood. Here’s the scoop: Exchange any coffeemaker (from your grandma’s 1960s percolator to your new coffee […]

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