VENUE TYPE: Private Dining / Restaurant

A Look Inside One Of L.A.'s Most Magical Outdoor Venues
The Venue Report
REPORT
No. 27048
VENUE:
Daily Dose Cafe
LOCATION:
Los Angeles
TYPE
STYLE
SETTINGS
A Magical Holiday Tasting
Holiday Gathering
Outdoor L.A. Venue
REPORTER: The Venue Report

 

In Los Angeles, the coolest spots can be found anywhere. Now, that’s not necessarily suggesting that each and every diner and dive bar in the City of Angels is of equally awesome merit, though it honestly feels that way on some blocks. Instead, it’s more a curious case of finding your favorite escape in anything from an abandoned warehouse to a mysterious mansion to a parking lot.

So it doesn’t seem too surprising — if you’re from California anyway — that a spectacular farm-to-table experience awaits you in a magical alleyway tucked on the eastern edge of Downtown Los Angeles. Indeed, in the very colorful Arts District, Sarkis Vartanian welcomes you to his enchanting urban oasis, The Daily Dose Cafe.

Photos: Scott Clark

 

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The Holiday Inspired Cocktails That Everyone Needs At Their Next Gathering
The Venue Report
REPORT
No. 27050
VENUE:
Daily Dose Cafe
LOCATION:
Los Angeles
TYPE
STYLE
SETTINGS
A Magical Holiday Tasting
Holiday Gathering
Outdoor L.A. Venue
REPORTER: The Venue Report

 

So you’re throwing a holiday party. Avoid the all-too-easy red wine cop out at your get together this year and test drive a new, seasonally fitting cocktail. We partnered with cocktail specialist, Matt Landes of Cocktail Academy to share his favorites for any festive gathering. Don’t worry, the test drive has already been done on these so you can worry about more important things like, what types of cheeses are best for your charcuterie board.

Whether you want spruce up your menu with a perfect pairing, add something a little special to your hors d'oeuvre tasting or simply looking for the best spiked punch recipe to satisfy the masses - Matt's thought of everything and sharing his secret sauce ways.

Photography by: Scott Clark 

 

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A Holiday Tasting with Daily Dose + Cocktail Academy
The Venue Report
REPORT
No. 27049
VENUE:
Daily Dose Cafe
LOCATION:
Los Angeles
TYPE
STYLE
SETTINGS
A Magical Holiday Tasting
Holiday Gathering
Outdoor L.A. Venue
REPORTER: The Venue Report

 

'Tis the season of chunky sweaters, unapolegtic eating, and endless holiday parties. From traditional family gatherings to crazy corporate events, how do you make your holiday party stand out from the crowd as a truly enjoyable time? The winning trifecta for all postively perfect parties is menu, music, and decor. We recently collaborated with Cocktail Academy and Daily Dose Cafe on A Holiday Tasting embodying all of these things that will knock your socks off. Ever wonder where to begin when it comes to prepping for your holiday gathering? This guide sums up all you need so you won't miss a single beat during the flurry of winter holidays. Speaking of beat, we've also got a festive playlist that will make your soiree a rockin' good time.

Photography by Scott Clark

 

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This Couple Just Hosted Everyone’s Dream Tuscan Villa Wedding
Alyssa Brown
REPORT
No. 26999
VENUE:
Villa Catureglio
LOCATION:
Tuscany, Italy
TYPE
STYLE
SETTINGS
Destination Wedding Week
Rustic, Modern Elegance
Ancient Italian Villa
REPORTER: Alyssa Brown


Tuscan villa weddings never cease to inspire. There’s something so magical about that fragrant Italian air, the rich history, and the gorgeous architecture. And Italians seem to host weddings with such an air of simplicity, like it’s no big deal to host a dinner party for fifty or sixty people outdoors, under the clear Tuscan sky. Sara and Patrick’s wedding at Villa Catureglio has us all in total fantasy land over here, what with the Chestnut hunt in the mountains, vineyard tours, and the gorgeous meals they celebrated with.

Sara and Patrick recently filled us in on all the details of their wedding planning from afar. They worked with the creative and brilliant duo, Elyse and Katie, at BW Theory in Austin to make all their great ideas into a reality.

Words by bride, Sara + Katie Moore of BW Theory | Photography by Matthew Moore Photography 


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The Dreamiest Bucket List Trip: Exploring Thailand, One Four Seasons Resort at a Time
Jake Kilroy
REPORT
No. 27006
VENUE:
Four Seasons Resort Chiang Mai
LOCATION:
Rim Tai, Chiang Mai
TYPE
STYLE
SETTINGS
Tour of Thailand
Trip of a Lifetime
Off-the-Grid Luxury
REPORTER: Jake Kilroy

We often dream of waking up beneath new skies surrounded by unknown land. There’s even something dreamlike about actually experiencing that reality. We go places we don’t recognize in order to appreciate the world and our place in it. It’s just something we’re able to do much better away from the all-too-familiar walls that we call home. 

Back home, we cherish the family and friends that we’re able to rely on, laugh with, and join in this remarkable adventure of life. We toast to grand living and good health. Yet, each October, we are freshly reminded of breast cancer’s harsh reality, as we celebrate survivors and fundraise for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. That’s why last October, the Venue Report teamed up with Devin Brugman and Natasha Oakley from A Bikini A Day to raise money and awareness for breast cancer.

To really grab people’s attention, we decided to go big—really big. That meant bringing on Four Seasons as a partner to go the extra mile...or nearly 9,000 extra miles. So I guess we actually went really, really big, because after running a bitchin’ Instagram contest, we sent our winners to Thailand! Yup, that’s right. Thailand. See, as much as our venturesome team at the Venue Report loves to see the world, few things pump us up more than having the chance to send others on the adventure of a lifetime. Thanks to Four Seasons and A Bikini A Day, we were able to do just that.


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