Blissed Out: Cannabliss Retreat Raises the Bar

Written by: Taylor Haynes

What do cannabis and yoga have in common? For Sari Gabbay and an increasing number of people across the country, they are both tools to gain a new perspective on life and ourselves, revealing what we are truly capable of. Cannabis has been used for centuries as a plant medicine, intended for both physical and […]


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To Whom it May Chocolates Inspire the Imagination

New L.A. Edibles Company Offers Unique Edibles

Written by: Taylor Haynes

Imagine your medicating experience could be elevated to another level by an edible. With To Whom It May Chocolates, users are offered a cannabis edible that is impeccably presented while also prioritizing a positive, fun and lighthearted experience. Gone are the days of sugared, grassy-tasting edibles. Now, medicated edibles are vying for the classiest packaging, […]


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Rediscovering Cactus

A Taste of the Southwest: An Unexpected Take on Cactus

Written by: Taylor Haynes

The sun bakes the arid southern Californian desert. The yellow-brown earth is dotted with outlandish vegetation—everything from the wild-armed Joshua Tree to the towering saguaro. Here it takes a level of resiliency, and a level of resourcefulness, to survive. Existing in the expansive Sonoran and Mojave deserts requires creativity, too—seeing potential usefulness in resources that […]


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Into the Light: The Third Emerald Exchange returns to Malibu

Written by: Taylor Haynes

The Emerald Triangle of Northern California is known for the forest, scenic coastline and cannabis. For generations, people have been cultivating the plant in the region. Now, with the trade show Emerald Exchange, those in Los Angeles have access to the near-mythical cannabis of Northern California and a chance to meet the cultivators who grow […]


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Suds and Supper: Pairing with Dos Equis Ambar, pt. 6

Chef Matt D’Ambrosi of Mezcalito in San Francisco, CA

Written by: Jesse Hom-Dawson

Although wine and cocktails are popular food pairings, beer has started to join the party, providing a more casual yet tasty alternative pairing to dishes.  Dos Equis Ambar is a classic Vienna-style Mexican beer established in 1897 with a full body and a smooth finish. Dos Equis Ambar is a 4.7% ABV lager distinctly flavorful […]


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Suds and Supper: Pairing with Dos Equis Ambar, pt. 5

Bricia Lopez of Guelaguetza in Los Angeles, California

Written by: Jesse Hom-Dawson

Although wine and cocktails are popular food pairings, beer has started to join the party, providing a more casual yet tasty alternative pairing to dishes. Dos Equis Ambar, a full-bodied Vienna-style lager from the well-known Dos Equis portfolio, is what Dos Equis calls, “a beer with brawn from Germany, swagger from Mexico and the finest […]


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You Scream, I Scream

Oregon Ice Cream Staple Salt & Straw Churns Its Way into Southern California

Written by: Becky Tsadik

When artisan ice cream brand Salt & Straw landed in Southern California, the company had already made national headlines for its quirky flavors and long lines due to an unlimited(!) samples policy. Two years and three Los Angeles-area locations later, the Portland export has declared its cool-kid position with the ultimate status opening: a fourth […]


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Suds and Supper: Pairing with Dos Equis Ambar, pt. 4

Chef Alex Garcia of Casablanca in Venice, California

Written by: Jesse Hom-Dawson

Although wine and cocktails are popular food pairings, beer has started to join the party, providing a more casual yet tasty alternative pairing to dishes. Ambar, a full-bodied Vienna-style lager from the well-known Dos Equis portfolio, is what Dos Equis calls, “a beer with brawn from Germany, swagger from Mexico and the finest North American […]


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Italian Flavors with a California Twist

Get inspired by Bruce Kalman of Knead & Co.'s vegetable-infused pasta

Written by: Taylor Haynes

Anything from golden Meyer lemon tortellini to the candy-like fuchsia of beet pacchari may be seen and tasted at the Knead & Co. Pasta Lab in Los Angeles, California. There, you can feast your eyes on the rainbow, order a dish incorporating these entirely unique pastas or take some home for your own cooking experience. […]


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