Sarah Bennett is the food editor at the L.A. Weekly and has spent nearly a decade as a freelance writer covering food, music, craft beer, arts, culture and all sorts of bizarro things that interest her for local, regional and national publications.
1 day ago | Beer
Love local beer? Prove it. While 2015 has been a banner year for craft beer in Los Angeles — filled with new breweries opening, new bottles on shelves and the first major buyout — the Los Angeles County Brewers Guild is still in its infancy, ...
1 day ago | Restaurant Openings & Closings
Chef Josiah Citrin gets two days off a week from his Michelin-starred fine dining restaurant, Mélisse, and on those two days you'll often find the L.A. native at home, grilling meats and vegetables on his Big Green Egg charcoal grill for family an...
3 days ago | Grocers
West Long Beach is a sliver of a working-class neighborhood squeezed between the 710 freeway and the industrial wasteland that is the Port of Los Angeles. Isolated from the cities that surround it by truck routes, railroad tracks and warehouses, W...
8 days ago | Drugs
Elise McDonough is a cannabis enthusiast who loves to cook, so she morphed her job as production director for High Times Magazine into an entirely new gig: edibles editor. The job finds her writing a monthly recipe column, taste-testing new produc...
Ballast Point Sells For $1 Billion, the Numero Uno Taco Bell Building Hits the Road and More: This Week in Food11 days ago | Food News
Last night, we watched from a street corner in Cerritos as Taco Bell saved a slice of its history. The fast-food chain up and moved its original location 45 miles from Downey to corporate headquarters in Irvine on the back of a flatbed. The b...
12 days ago | Where the Chefs Eat
Moby grew up on what he calls "the standard suburban diet" — Burger King, pizza, Coke, Baskin Robbins. He ditched the junk food and went vegan almost 30 years ago, well before the singer, songwriter, producer and DJ reached international succ...