25 days ago | Pizza
In the battle for regional American pizza dominance, Detroit seldom gets mentioned with much frequency or fervency. Even in Los Angeles, conversations mostly center on New York vs. Chicago – if there's much of a fight. We've been more consumed wit...
3 months ago | Neighborhoods
During a recent cooking class at With Love Market & Café, Karla Vasquez prepared what she described as a healthier version of a grilled cheese sandwich, using pepper Jack and pesto. "We can use less cheese with a more flavorful kind," s...
4 months ago | Mexican Cuisine
Tlayuda L.A. is on one of the denser segments of Santa Monica Boulevard, a block from Western and the 101 in each direction. Parking is almost always an issue. You’ll end up drawing jagged loops around surrounding streets for a while. The search i...
5 months ago | American Cuisine
At Louie's of Mar Vista, there's a rare version of an African-American/Asian-American noodle soup that originated in New Orleans called yaka mein. All but non-existent in L.A., it's lovingly known as "Old Sober" to many who have stumbled out ...
7 months ago | Filipino Cuisine
Have you tried new wave Filipino-American food yet? Without a doubt there's a growing group of Filipino-American chefs, often second or third generation, sharing familiar flavors of their childhood across the country. It was kind of hard to i...
8 months ago | Cafes
The Black Fig is one of the best lunch spots in the Arts District. Being that it's a cafe built inside the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), it's also one of the most hidden. The modest school café isn't visible from either ...