Besha Rodell is LA Weekly's Australian-born, New York-bred, Southern-fried, James Beard Award-winning restaurant critic. She likes tacos. And whiskey.
Our 99 Essential Restaurants in Los Angeles issue is out this week, and this Sunday we're throwing our biggest food party of the year to celebrate. There will be so many amazing things to eat from more than 50 of the restaurants that appear on the...
It's that time of year again. The 99 Essential Restaurants in Los Angeles 2017 is finally here. It's the culmination of months of eating, debating, scouring the city and eating some more.
This year, we changed the rules for our annual 99 Essential Restaurants issue. We didn't want to miss the opportunity to celebrate the newbies, so we created a companion list: The Freshmen 15.
4 days ago | Food in the Media
Los Angeles Magazine's longtime food editor Lesley Bargar Suter is leaving the magazine. Suter confirmed the rumor of her departure to L.A. Weekly, although she wouldn't comment on the reasons other than to say it was her decision to leave. This c...
5 days ago | Where the Chefs Eat
The poke craze shows no signs of slowing, and the continued expansion of Mainland Poke is just proof of that fact. Mainland's fourth location opened last week in Santa Monica (at 411 Santa Monica Blvd.). To celebrate, we asked owner Ari ...
8 days ago | Brunch
Spring has sprung in Los Angeles, quite suddenly as a matter of fact, which means you now have reason to get out of bed on a Sunday and go do something rather than huddling under the covers all day. Spring is brunch season, and a bunch of restaura...