30 days ago | Pop-up Restaurants
If you’ve recently had a hankering for wild boar, camel or other uncommon meat preparations, count your prayers answered. This coming Saturday, January 31, chef Robert “Bean” Castaneda will host a 12-course wild game tapas collaboration dinner at ...
1 month ago | Food Oddities
Non-dairy cheese is nothing new. Vegans and lactose-intolerant folk have been figuring out the best way to make a faux grilled cheese sandwich or mock quesadilla for some time and it was only a matter of time before someone — naturally, an L.A. so...
2 months ago | Alcohol & Spirits
It’s not every time that a night out for drinks leads to lessons of the beginning of fermentation, the cause and effect of Prohibition and the current state of cocktails in America. However, for the Museum of the American Cocktail, an evening revo...
2 months ago | Beverages
Since last April, shoppers at L.A.'s Sprouts Farmers Markets may have noticed a bizarre new product moving in next to the coconut water. It's name? Maple water. Yes, maple as in Canada's leafy flag. And water as in that basic life-giving liquid, w...
3 months ago | California Cuisine
Pascal Baudar wakes up every morning at 5 a.m. to shop for his food and beer ingredients. He doesn’t rise early to beat lines or make sure he has the first pick of hops or grain at the home-brew store. Where he goes, he needn’t a club membership o...
3 months ago | Beer
Craft beer from a 22-ounce bottle doesn't usually come to mind when picturing a tasting menu of the best in Spanish haute cuisine, but it might after next week when Oregon's Deschutes Brewery releases Zarabanda, a new saison brewed in collabo...