Ben Wurgaft

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  • 2 months ago | Coffee

    It goes without saying that coffee in Los Angeles has improved by leaps and bounds over the past few years; the city is now very much on the national specialty coffee scene. But one of L.A.’s most interesting coffee subcultures is usually overlook...

  • 4 months ago | Coffee

    Woodcat: an old word meaning “rabbit,” a song on an album played over and over during a road trip across Europe, and now the name of a new café in Echo Park, run by Janine and Saadat Awan. Open since Saturday, Sept. 20, Woodcat Coffee Bar is ...

  • 1 year ago | Food News

    When, if ever, will we eat lab-grown meat? It's still early enough in 2014 for predictions of the year to come, and late 2013 saw the unveiling of the world's first hamburger made of laboratory-cultured animal protein, leading to a frenzy of journ...

  • 1 year ago | Food Trends

    It's just five years to the year 2019, the year in which the 1982 film Blade Runner is set, and more than a few element of Ridley Scott's futuristic Los Angeles are already in place: blimps with electronic signs, ramen-yas of every level of qualit...