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Food & Drinks

Beware of Zombies in DTSM…

Halloween is next Friday, which means you have no excuse. None of this, “But I have to work tomorrow” garbage. You need to be out and about scaring the crap out of people. Don’t know what to do? We have …

Food & Drinks

Bite of the Beast: It’s Duck Season

Getting connected to the food you eat is all the rage these days, as people grow more concerned about how their grub is raised, grown, slaughtered, picked, packaged and delivered. People are so removed from the source these days that …

Fun Events

The Great Pumpkin Carry Contest Returns!

See how many pumpkins you can carry this Wednesday, Oct. 29th, at the Downtown Santa Monica Farmers’ Market! A tradition in DTSM, the annual All You Can Carry Pumpkin Patch Contest runs from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., or until …

What Are You Going to be for Halloween?

DTSM Has Your Costume Covered. While Downtown Santa Monica doesn’t have a traditional costume store, there are still plenty of options for those searching for the perfect Halloween getup.   If you’re like me and you don’t want to drop …

Food & Drinks

Shine on, You Crafty Cocktail

Cocktails have never been my jam. I’ve dabbled in White Russians, but mainly I just pour some sweet and smoky bourbon in a glass with one or two ice cubes and knock it back. If I really want to get …

Fun Events

Buy Pink and Fight Breast Cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and several of your favorite brands in Downtown Santa Monica are doing their part by donating proceeds to various nonprofits fighting the good fight. Breast cancer continues to be a serious threat for women. …

Food & Drinks

Sour Beer Takeover at Stout

The craft beer movement continues to spread across this great nation of ours, with the Los Angeles area finally catching up to other Golden State locales such as San Diego County and the Bay Area, both birthplaces of the palate …

Food & Drinks

Happy National Coffee Day!

Today we celebrate coffee. It’s one of my favorite things in the world. I love how a little bean can make something so warm and inviting. I love how your tastebuds are washed over with earthy and aromatic flavors. But I …