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 | Fork Lift
There's a cutesy claim that's deployed a lot these days at a certain brand of meat-free restaurant: "The food just happens to be vegan!" It's a nice thought, but what they really mean to say is, "We limited ourselves for creative reasons, and not ...
2 days ago | Where the Chefs Eat
From coffee houses to fresh pressed juice to comfort food classics, a list of favorites from a Long Beach restaurateur.
6 days ago | Where the Chefs Eat
The chocolatier shares her favorite family-friendly eats.
8 days ago | 99 Essentials
Get ready to stuff yourself silly on March 26.
8 days ago | Fork Lift
If you wanted to present a case study for the drastic revolution in the rules of the restaurant business, you might use the recent career of chef Jordan Kahn as Exhibit A. Specifically, you might compare and contrast his last venture — the flashy,...
12 days ago | Middle Eastern Cuisine
The Hummus Yummy truck is serving up an authentic Israeli experience.