4 years ago | Last Night
The Dining Society has been around for about a year, throwing the occasional small dinner party or impromptu barbecue. Last night the group's founder and manager Kevin Van, a sous chef at Providence, formally debuted his culinary project and place...
5 years ago | Alcohol & Spirits
There are all kinds of exciting innovations happening in the wine world right now: new blends of grapes, organic manufacturing...and our latest favorite, the portable wine. It comes in various forms, one of which employs cutting edge applesauce pa...
5 years ago | Bars
Villains Tavern opens tonight on the abandoned-feeling edge of Downtown's Arts District, and we can happily add the small, eclectic space to the city's outdoor bar collection. It's owned by Dana Hollister, the interior designer who also owns Borde...
5 years ago | Desserts
The latest big-deal food truck on the scene? Lake Street Creamery, an ice cream and float concept created by former toy designers Beth Colla and Tim Ferguson that hit the streets June 27th. Lake Street did practice runs over the winter, setting up...
5 years ago | Asian Cuisine
It takes a special kind of bravery, at least, to go from having no professional cooking experience to running your own restaurant. With Xoia Vietnamese Eats, Echo Park locals and married duo Jose Sarinana and Thien Ho will undertake just that, sta...
5 years ago | Interviews
Alex Reznik is a fairly recent transplant to Los Angeles, and he's taken to it with a convert's enthusiasm. Though he did leave his gig cheffing at Ivan Kane's Cafe Was for a time in order to compete on season seven of Top Chef, which is set in D....