‘Filipino soul food’ finds a home at this casual Long Beach restaurant

‘Filipino soul food’ finds a home at this casual Long Beach restaurant

‘Filipino soul food’ finds a home at this casual Long Beach restaurant

An array of plates at BeBot Filipino Soul Food in Long Beach (clockwise from top): Maharlika salad, lechon kawali with rice and greens, and bibingka brûlée. AC Boral is the executive chef and owner of Bebot Filipino Soul Food in Long Beach. The twice-cooked pork belly adobo at Bebot Filipino Soul Food. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times) AC Boral pours sauce over a plate of Dad’s glazed BBQ chicken at Bebot Filipino […]

I spent a week eating through Los Angeles’ fast-food and fast-casual scene.

I spent a week eating through Los Angeles' fast-food and fast-casual scene.

I spent a week eating through Los Angeles' fast-food and fast-casual scene.

I spent a week eating through Los Angeles’ fast-food and fast-casual scene. My trip was stuffed with delicious meals, but the most memorable thing I ate, by far, was a chicken sandwich at Howlin’ Ray’s , a Nashville-style hot-chicken restaurant in Chinatown. Howlin’ Ray’s took an already-perfect chicken sandwich to the next level with the use of tantalizing chili powder. That sandwich beat out the amazing meals I had at In-N-Out , Fatburger, and […]

Off Menu: Lucas explores Chinese food in the San Gabriel Valley, this hemisphere’s biggest and best Chinatown

Off Menu: Lucas explores Chinese food in the San Gabriel Valley, this hemisphere’s biggest and best Chinatown

Off Menu: Lucas explores Chinese food in the San Gabriel Valley, this hemisphere’s biggest and best Chinatown

In this week’s episode of “Off Menu,” host Lucas Kwan Peterson heads east of Los Angeles to the San Gabriel Valley, a 20-mile-wide swath that is the biggest and best Chinatown on the continent. Whether it’s hot pot or Taiwanese breakfast or northern Chinese dumplings, it’s possible to find almost every kind of regional Chinese cooking in the SGV. Lucas heads to the restaurant Hui Tou Xiang to chat with David Chan, an amateur […]

Art Insider Dec 3: Alchemy of paint, serene lights, and fire and mass production

Art Insider Dec 3: Alchemy of paint, serene lights, and fire and mass production

Art Insider Dec 3: Alchemy of paint, serene lights, and fire and mass production

Harvey Quaytman, Installation view, 2019. Blum & Poe, Los Angeles. © Harvey Quaytman Trust, Courtesy of the Trust and Blum & Poe, Los Angeles/New York/Tokyo. Photo: Makenzie Goodman. This week, artists use light and pigment to create otherworldly effects, and two artists investigate the climate through unique personal styles. Harvey Quaytman Blum & Poe Harvey Quaytman, Installation view, 2019. Blum & Poe, Los Angeles. © Harvey Quaytman Trust, Courtesy of the Trust and Blum […]