Category: FOOD

The Ultimate Date Spot: Le Petit Paris Posts Up in Downtown

Back in 2013, restauranteurs Fanny and David Rolland locked down 10,300 square feet of 4th and Spring’s newly restored El Dorado building, a gorgeous art-nouveau style landmark that was once at the epicenter of the Old Bank district’s hustle and

The EastSide Food Festival is Back with an Impressive Lineup

You guuuyyyyyssss—it’s back. The 2nd annual EastSide Food Festival returns this month and is packing a pretty notable roster of local culinary gems. The festival will take place on Sunday, October 18th, at Mack Sennett Studios. But beyond the generous

The Normandie Club: K-Town’s Latest Cocktail Haven

Hidden away in a non-descript corner of Koreatown is The Normandie Club, a partnership between 213 Nightlife and Proprietors LLC. You might better know them collectively as the folks behind Seven Grand and The Varnish, or NYC’s Death + Company

The Los Angeles Spotlights: Chef Tin Vuong Will See You Now

Chefs are scary. Tin Vuong, executive chef and co-owner of Little Sister, isn’t one of those chefs. For a dude running a handful of restaurants, including Abigaile, Wildcraft, Dia de Campo, and Steak & Whisky, Vuong couldn’t be chiller. What’s

Healthy, Gourmet Fast-Food. It Exists at sweetgreen

  Seasonal eating: hardly a novel idea for Angelenos. Here in LA, we’ve been championing the concept for a minute; it’s kind of our thing. But what’s ethical and healthy for the consumer can be expensive and fussy when you’re

Neighborhood Watch: The Koreatown Edition

Koreatown is one of the most dynamic cultural enclaves in Los Angeles, which—if you’re behind the notion that LA is the new cultural capital of the US—is really saying something. From foodie destinations to day spas, K-town is home to

Hit List: Six LA Speakeasy Bars To Visit This Fall

As Angeleno culture monsters, something new and shiny to one may be vintage and worn in to another. And that’s how we like it; there’s always some type of door we’d like to open, and until it does, the excitement for discovery

Food Scoops: The Ultimate Liquid Diet

Protein shakes, superfood smoothies, and pressed juice: not just for athletes anymore. Over the past few years, the liquid-diet sector has been booming, particularly here in LA. And for good reason. If health and efficiency are your objectives, nothing does

The Devil’s In The Details: Chef Luke Reyes

Chef Luke Reyes’ combines unique ingredients for your new favorite dish. Photography by Trisha Angeles.  For a media dinner at the Houston Brothers’ Butchers and Barbers, we were treated to champagne, charcuterie boards of delight, and popcorn like we’ve never

Think Outside The Egg: Bakeology Vegan Cookie Bites

Sometimes there is really nothing like mom’s baking. At other times, mom could learn a thing or two from her daughter. It’s from this power dynamic between mother Dawn Martel and daughter Sasha Crescentini that Bakeology vegan cookies were born.

That New New: Barcito, an Argentine Cocktail Bar

Blocks from the Staples Center and serving up small plates and cocktails on tap, DTLA welcomes the Argentine-clad Barcito (takeover of former Choco Chicken space) which opened earlier this week. Have you ever strolled through the streets of Buenos Aires, where intimate

Taste Test: The Ultimate BBQ at Hotel Bel-Air

World-famous chefs Wolfgang Puck, Francis Mallmann and Adam Perry Lang are uniting their culinary forces and seasoning expertise for the ultimate BBQ event at Hotel Bel Air. Celebrating their distinct styles and unique preparations of barbecue, this collaborative tasting event will take place on the hotel’s front

The Conversation Starter: Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream

Jeni Britton Bauer on perfume, Matisse, the ghosts of LA—and why ice cream is the ideal way to kick-off a first date.   photography: Trisha Angeles   It’s funny, how we discover our passions in life. For some, careers are

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