1 month ago | Best of L.A.
Does Los Angeles boast the best sushi in the entire country? If even Ferran Adriá is on our side, we can probably feel confident it's true. The factors that allow our city to be blessed with such a ridiculous bounty are fairly apparent: pro...
1 month ago | Fork Lift
In a seemingly unremarkable strip-mall restaurant three blocks south of the tourist-mobbed clusterfuck that is Hollywood and Highland, I’ve spent an inordinate amount of time mulling over a hypnotizing Phuket-style curry brimming with blue crab — ...
2 months ago | Mexican Cuisine
The mole taco at Las Molenderas is a humble creation. Swaddled in a pale, handmade tortilla, the filling is a few spoonfuls of shredded chicken suspended in sauce the color of wet dirt, topped with some crumbles of dry cotija and sliced onions. It...
3 months ago | Coffee
The aroma hits you as soon as you pop open the black ziploc bag. These are heirloom Ethiopian Yirgacheffe “Zero Defect” coffee beans — so-called because they’re triple-sorted until measured to have less than one defect per 300g. But after taking a...
3 months ago | Asian Cuisine
It’s hard to get excited about mall food. Too many years of greasy chow mein, limp salads and those god-awful steak sandwiches have made it impossible to believe that something delicious could be hiding between a Famous Footwear and a Baby Gap. It...