Besha Rodell is LA Weekly's Australian-born, New York-bred, Southern-fried, James Beard Award-winning restaurant critic. She likes tacos. And whiskey.
21 hours ago | Where the Chefs Eat
Baltaire chef Travis Strickland takes us on a tour of his favorite L.A. restaurants that remind him of the Windy City — and his insights are not without controversy.
5 days ago | First Look
Parsnip, a tiny cafe on York Boulevard, opened in early March.
6 days ago | Awards and Contests
Yesterday, it was announced that Wolfgang Puck will be getting the 2,608th star on the Walk of Fame, and he'll be getting it next week.
7 days ago | Fork Lift
Chef Josef Centeno is doing something slightly different at P.Y.T. than at his previous restaurants, something that makes this newest venture relevant in its own right. Where all the food at his Bäco Mercat — meat and meat-free — is aiming for max...
8 days ago | Where the Chefs Eat
The expat Brit gives us a tour of the places he eats when he's feeling homesick for the U.K.