Today in Los Angeles: The Taste of LA

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Pictured: Mouthwatering desserts from McCormick & Schmick’s (photo: M.Hall)

Today I’m heading over to the Taste of LA in Beverly Hills to try to literally get my just desserts! The above picture is of some amazing desserts I recently enjoyed at BlogHer from our friends at McCormick & Schmick’s.  They will be at Taste of LA today serving their delicious seafood, and they will also be open on Fashion’s Night Out , Sept. 8th with delicious treats for weary fashionistas.  If you are in Los Angeles and want to check out the Taste today, go to their website to receive 40% off on tickets using the code: WEB.   Today’s Taste includes:

• Unlimited tastings from over 30 of L.A.’s top brunch destinations/chefs
• Unlimited samples from over 30 of your favorite wineries, breweries and spirits
• An opportunity to shop and dine in L.A.’s most famous ZIP  (90210, remember the TV show darlings? )
Tomorrow, Sept 4th a special feature of the Taste will be a Fashion Bites brunch sponsored by CIROC vodka.   Here are the details:
Fashion Bites Brunch (Sunday, September 4th 10 am-2pm)

L.A.’s hottest brunch spots such as Cecconi’s, The Farm of Beverly Hills, Zengo, The Blvd, etc. will serve up signature dishes alongside free-flowing Bloody Marys. Between bites, shop for some of the most fashionable accessories & clothes on Rodeo Drive.

Desserts After Dark (Sunday, September 4th 8pm-11pm)
Duff Goldman (Ace of Cakes, Best Thing I Ever Ate, & Sugar High) hosts and unforgettable evening showcasing the most sinful sweets the City of Angeles has to offer.

Let me know if you are going! I will be live Tweeting as I taste @Recessionista.


Since 2008, Mary Hall has been the author of The Recessionista Blog, which is read by thousands of regular readers in over 160 countries. An internationally recognized expert on the art of the living the good life for less, she has been a commentator on local, national, and international radio and TV shows. Her advice has been featured in over 2,000 media outlets, including The New York Times, Reuters, Life & Style magazine, ABC News, NBC News and now The Huffington Post, among many others.

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