Besha Rodell is LA Weekly's Australian-born, New York-bred, Southern-fried, James Beard Award-winning restaurant critic. She likes tacos. And whiskey.
7 hours ago | Holidays
Want live music? Vegetarian options? Under-$65 celebrations? A spendy blow-out? Here's your ultimate guide to saying goodbye to 2016 in style.
2 days ago | Soup
Rustic Canyon chef Jeremy Fox came up with a list of his favorite broth-based dishes in Los Angeles, which might serve as a guide to some of the best restaurants in town, via warming things in bowls.
3 days 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...
4 days 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.
5 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...
9 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...