Besha Rodell is LA Weekly's Australian-born, New York-bred, Southern-fried, James Beard Award-winning restaurant critic. She likes tacos. And whiskey.
1 day ago | Vegan
"It's been humbling to find out how hard it is to be badass without the tools you're used to," chef Nick Erven says.
3 days ago | Fork Lift
Aside from the hours-long line for Howlin' Ray's, the most easily derided wait for a table (or stool) in L.A. these days is the one being endured by the crowd at the door of Mh Zh.
3 days ago | Where the Chefs Eat
The chefs of the new Friends & Family restaurant guide us to the best food and drink in their new 'hood.
8 days ago | Restaurant Openings & Closings
The gastropub lasted only seven months on York Boulevard.
8 days ago | Beer
Greg Bechtel leads us on a tour of his favorite places to drink beer in Los Angeles — and provides a guide to what you should eat as well.