Bowmore Whisky/Oysters/Poetry — What A Night at Seven Grand

Ms. Go Go is usually a forward-fun-looking gal but last week’s Bowmore Whisky-Oyster Pairing with Poetry at DTLA’s Seven Grand deserves a recap. The concept of the evening was intriguing; match briny oysters with Bowmore  whisky: one of the  peat-smoked single malts from Islay, an Inner Hebrides island west of Scotland.   As an added fillip to […]

MAY DAY, MAY DAY! Stagecoach beyond Chesney, Inglewood art wieners, and tours to the Plains of Id

Go Go’ers, sometimes you need to get off the grid for an alt kick of culture.  Whether you’re scorching it at Stagecoach or sunning it in the city, Ms. Go Go has your offbeat picks to put SoCal in perspective Maybe you’ve already mapped out your Stagecoach schedule around Carrie, Kenny and the Rascal Flatts boys (or, more interestingly, Mel Tillis, Rosie Flores, Wanda Jackson […]

CHEESUS! Gooey cheese, retro-cheesy and sexy queso.

Go Go’ers, it’s the big Cheesus weekend so contemplate, if you will, the many kinds of cheese. There’s Greek cheese, grated cheese, government cheese, and Cheez-Whiz. And assuming you’ve already bought your Easter chapeau, your calendar is probably clear to attend the 2nd 8th Annual Grilled Cheese Invitational.  The seven-hour, downtown sammie-ganza starts at 11:00 a.m. — perfect timing for your  […]

GRAND OLE ECHO and Twangin’ around Town

Go Go’ers, if the cold and rain has settled in your very bones, you’ll need more than a couple of high-temp ray days to recover your git-up-and-go.  Luckily, Grand Ole Echo, L.A.’s premier, down home, jump-for-joy returns this Sunday to warm you up no matter what the weather (though it looks like sunny skies all weekend long!) Queen […]

Winos in SaMo (a.k.a. Adventures in Vino-ville)

 Go Go’ers, this weekend, March madness means Westside whistle-wetting and lots of it. Starting tonight and (with two seshes on Saturday afternoon and evening), a pack of East Coast wine enthusiasts (translation: eager beaver winos) have brought Second Glass Wine Riot, their  bev-of-choice bacchanalia, to Santa Monica Place: the first stop in a country-wide tour that will presumably leave […]