Besha Rodell is LA Weekly's Australian-born, New York-bred, Southern-fried, James Beard Award-winning restaurant critic. She likes tacos. And whiskey.
6 hours ago | Catering
Sometimes you have to wonder why anyone would try to get into the food business at all. Overheads are high, regulations are strict and confusing, and the potential for profit is small. And yet, more people than ever are interested in starting up t...
1 day ago | Fork Lift
That's the thing about Winsome: Even if you'd like to resist the hipster fantasy it perpetuates, the food — and the drinks! — are likely to seduce you anyway.
2 days ago | Food in the Media
For the third year, Eater's national restaurant critic Bill Addison has put out a list of 38 restaurants he considers the most vital right now. This year the language has changed a little, from "essential" to "best" (which is a big distinction, if...
6 days ago | Ramen
Glendale just won't quit. The neighborhood, which used to bring malls and car dealerships to mind, is quietly morphing into one of the hottest places to eat in L.A. That trend continues this week with the opening of Tsujita's latest outpost, in th...
7 days ago | Restaurant News
It's been two years since Eddie Huang relocated from New York to L.A. It wasn't necessarily an easy move, prompted more by logistics having to do with his television career than by any real desire to live here. But eventually Huang decided to brin...
8 days ago | L.A. Restaurants
51 Tavern serves fish and chips and sliders. Could Highland Park not support more ambitious cooking?