Garrett Snyder has written for L.A. Weekly since 2011 and joined the staff as food editor in 2015. He previously served as an editor at Tasting Table and Los Angeles, and his work has appeared in publications such as the Los Angeles Times, KCRW’s Good Food, Punch, and GQ. He studied film at Loyola Marymount University, with a minor in tiki drinks and cheeseburgers.
21 hours ago | Food Politics
At a press conference yesterday the L.A. Country Department of Public Health announced a new initiative that aims to fight the growing childhood obesity rate in California. Nearly 17 percent of low-income children between the ages of 2 to 4 are ob...
2 days ago | Peruvian Cuisine
You may not have heard of Walther Adrianzen — a 28-year-old Peruvian-American chef whose exploits include serving deep-fried guinea pig at a one-night dinner party in Rosemead — but if you’ve sought out any of L.A.’s more avant-garde Peruvian cook...
5 days ago | French Cuisine
The most famous dish at Paris’ Maison Rostang, a two-Michelin-star restaurant run by iconic Parisian chef Michel Rostang, is the black truffle sandwich — two slices of farmhouse bread, a generous slathering of salted French butter and a thin layer...
8 days ago | L.A. Restaurants
Did you drop the ball on Valentine's Day (again)? It's not too late to redeem yourself. There are still choice reservations available at a variety of price points, from a romantic dinner for two (a dry-aged steak and Burgundy combo) to a six-...
9 days ago | L.A. Restaurants
You can now find fresh-shucked oysters, hand-sliced pastrami, Northern Thai khao soi and killer falafel wraps at downtown’s Grand Central Market, so it should surprise that there's now fresh pasta, too. It comes courtesy of Bruce Kalman and M...
10 days ago | L.A. Restaurants
Phillip Frankland Lee, chef-owner at Scratch Bar in Encino and Gadarene Swine in Studio City (and current contestant on this season of Top Chef), wanted to do something unique to show gratitude for the back of house — a restaurant industry te...