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  • NAME Dennis Brinkworth
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Articles By Dennis Brinkworth

Bogart Wine Dinner Benefits Cancer Research

The most affectionate aficionado’s of wine in Los Angeles will come together for the Bogart Pediatric Cancer Research Program’s tenth and final annual dinner on Thursday, May 10. Along with world-class wine tasting, the event will recognize Ann Colgin of Colgin Cellars for her support of cancer research at Children’s Hospital LA. Read More

Of Demons, Dragons and Spray Paint: Gajin Fujita Adds Street Art to Ancient Japanese Style in Exhibition

Ukiyo-e, the popular artistic genre of woodblock print in 17th to 20th century Japan, is famed for its dreamy landscapes, depictions of heroes and its narratives of history. Now it’s the 21st century and ukiyo-e received an urban facelift from Gajin Fujita through graffiti, tatted up demons and street fighting samurais. Read More

Oakville Grocery To Reopen on May 22

Fresh food is hard to find now a days, I recently saw “Food Inc.” and my innocence to the meat grinding, mutated chicken developing, e coli ravaged world of modern day food was forever taken. But there are still pockets of hope in the United States for fresh unprocessed food. The Oakville Grocery in Napa Valley recently underwent renovation and will reopen on May 22, offering fresh food from local California farmers, artisans and purveyors. Read More

Moet & Chandon Bring “Sign For The Roses” To The Kentucky Derby

After “I’ll Have Another” won the Kentucky Derby on Saturday May 5, the only thing left to do was pop bottles in celebration of the 138th running of the “greatest two minutes in sports.” And what was the bubbly of choice? One that is synonymous with winning, none other than Moet & Chandon the official champagne partner of the derby. Read More

Magnifique! French Blue To Open May 29

French Blue in downtown St. Helena, CA has announced it will officially open its doors on May 29. Calling the historic Vanderbilt building home, French Blue gets its name from the signature blue entry doors that have been a staple of the Vanderbilt for over 50 years. Read More

Noma Restaurant Comes To London For Olympics

The Copenhagen restaurant, Noma, which has been ranked one of the best restaurants in the world three years in a row by Restaurant Magazine, is going over seas to London with a concept restaurant at Claridge’s in celebration of the 2012 London Olympics. Read More