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.
3 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-...
4 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...
5 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...
6 days ago | L.A. Restaurants
There might be no hotter place to open a restaurant right now than Far East Plaza, the revitalized two-story shopping plaza in Chinatown that’s currently home to Chego, Pok Pok Phat Thai and Ramen Champ, among other places, and will soon be home t...
7 days ago | Restaurant Openings & Closings
Sad but perhaps expected news out of Venice this weekend: After 24 years in business, Joe's Restaurant in Venice will be closing its doors on February 14. Chef-owner Joe Miller announced the closure in a heartfelt message over Facebook, thanked hi...
10 days ago | L.A. Restaurants
Los Angeles is a city filled with obsessives. We are well-acquainted with concept of the cult band, the cult movie, the cult bar and the cult coffeeshop. But is there such a thing as a cult restaurant? If there was such a thing, a prime example mi...