9 months ago | Meat
The Italian dish Crostini di sugo all'uso di Natale, or Christmas toast, may sound like it only makes an appearance in December. But at Solo Ciccia, part of Dario Cecchini’s mini-restaurant empire in the tiny town of Panzano in the Chianti region ...
1 year ago | Wine
As soon as the National Weather Service predicted a four-day heat wave for early October we started pulling together an it’s too hot to get off the couch survivalist checklist as seriously as any cast member of Nat Geo’s Doomsday Preppers. However...
1 year ago | Interviews
Last year Lou Amdur opened Lou Provision & Wines, a small, smartly curated wine shop next to Jessica Koslow’s Sqirl which had a look so sparely decorated that it required a stroll amongst the few bottle-filled tables to realize that it was a g...
1 year ago | Food in Pop Culture
In director Michael Winterbottom’s 2010’s quasi-fictional road movie, The Trip, British comedians and real life pals, Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon, cruised, bickered and ate their way through England’s Lake District. In this year’s sequel, The Trip...
2 years ago | Food in Pop Culture
Oddball inventions are the motor that drives Michel Gondry’s Mood Indigo, which opens July 18, a bittersweet French-language romantic comedy based on Boris Vian's book of the same name that throws dozens of Gondry’s signature doo-hickeys, gee...
2 years ago | L.A. Restaurants
If you read our interview with writer Nathan Edmondson then you already know that downtown mainstay Nickel Diner - as well as their popular maple bacon donut - makes repeat appearances in the new series of Marvel Comic's The Punisher. B...