Garrett Snyder


Garrett Snyder

Garrett Snyder

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.

Latest Stories

  • 2 months ago

    Just when you think you've tried all the different possible permutations of chef-y pizza in town, along come Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo to totally flip your world. The secret to their pizzas at the sleek new Jon & Vinny's lies in the dough &md...

  • 2 months ago

    Jurassic Restaurant is a sight to behold for its sheer oddity: Walls are plastered (rather convincingly) to resemble prehistoric caves, green rainforest flora drapes from the ceiling and, most noticeably, a truck-sized T-rex skeleton rises from th...

  • 5 months 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...

  • 5 months 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 — ...

  • 6 months ago | Pizza

    There are amazing pizzerias in L.A., but only 10 of them made this list — and only one is the best of the best.

  • 7 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...


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