Pairing Updates

Evening on the Beach

Coming Thursday, July 26, 2012 & benefitting St. Vincent Meals on Wheels:

Enjoy chef favorites from the grill, vintner tastings, specialty cocktails, great music and crackling fires as the summer sun sets over the ocean. Dress is casual and shoes optional. Featured chefs include Tony Esnault of Patina, Joe Miller of Joe’s Restaurant, Mark Peel of Campanile, and Dahlia Navarez of Osteria Mozza.


June 1st, 2012

James Beard Award 2012 Winners

Congratulations to all winners of the 2012 James Beard Awards, including Chef Matt Molina of Los Angeles’ Osteria Mozza and, in New York City, Chef Michael Anthony of Gramercy Tavern, Paul Grieco of Terroir, and East Village speakeasy, PDT, for Outstanding Bar Program!

May 10th, 2012

Patron Spirits Dinner

Special Thanks to Patron Spirits, Rick Bayeless’ Red O, and mixologist Steve Calabro for an outstanding dinner paired with on-the-spot deconstrcuted cocktails!

April 18th, 2012

James Beard Award 2012 Nominees

Congratulations to this year’s James Beard Award nominees! Visit for details


March 21st, 2012

Burgundies to Savor

Burgundies featured at Sotheby’s Wine Dinner with Jamie Ritchie, President Sotheby’s Wine (produced by Diversified Luxury)  included these outstanding selections:

1996 Hudelot-Noëllat: Romanee St. Vivant, Grand Cru

2009 Groffier, Robert: Chambolle Musigny, Les Sentiers, 1er Cru

2006 Leflaive, Domaine: Bienvenues Batard Montrachet, Grand Cru


December 6th, 2011

elBulli & Adria’s Legacy

 An institution of the culinary avant garde closes; legacy lives on. Read more Time Magazine

August 1st, 2011

An Evening on the Beach

Thursday, July 28, 2011: A unique evening only Southern California can offer.  Meet ten great Los Angeles chefs as they prepare signature dishes on an open grill set out on the sand.  Proceeds benefit St. Vincent Meals on Wheels. Info & tickets:


June 14th, 2011

James Beard Award Nominations

Congratulations to all James Beard Award Nominées, including PP friends: José Andrès (The Bazaar,etc.); Suzanne Goin (Lucques – L.A.); Michael White (Marea – NYC); Zach Bell (Café Boulud – Palm Beach, FL); Rajat Parr (Mina Group – San Francisco); Richard Reddington (Redd – Yountville, CA); Patric Kuh (L.A. Times Mag); and Jonathan Gold (L.A. Weekly).  Complete list:

March 30th, 2011

Nobu Restaurants for Japan Quake

  Nobu & Matsuhisa Restaurants worldwide will donate a portion of proceeds from a special omakase menu to earthquake relief organizations helping those in need in Japan.

March 15th, 2011

Pastis Premiere

Pernod Ricard launches its new Ricard bottle, redesigned for the first time since its creation in 1932. Described as a “daring metamorphosis” by the Ricard company chairman Philippe Savinel, the bottle features a distinctive square bottom and the iconic RICARD name embossed on its side.

January 28th, 2011