Sarah Bennett is a contributor 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.
8 days ago | Latin Alternative
The Latin rock and alternative station has begun announcing that it will switch formats at midnight Sunday night, ending nearly 20 years of broadcasting artists like Mana, Kinky and Enrique Bunbury.
1 month ago | Indie Rock and Stuff
Rudy de Anda is a man of many metaphors. Ask him what L.A. sounded like to a self-described, first-generation Mexican-American weirdo growing up between Compton, East L.A. and Long Beach in the '90s and he'll tell you it's kind of like the time he...
1 month ago | African Cuisine
Tunde Wey never made it to the last pop-up dinner he had planned in Los Angeles. In late January 2015, the Nigerian-born thinker and chef from Detroit – whose dinner at Roy Choi’s POT promised “a night of spicy food and raunchy music” – was swiped...
2 months ago | Where the Chefs Eat
After spending most of its existence living in the shadow of L.A., Long Beach's food scene is slowly getting its culinary due. From Trinidadian cuisine at Callaloo to the award-winning barbecue at Robert Earls and Big Mista's to aff...
2 months ago | Beer
For the last six years, the general manager at Library Alehouse in Santa Monica has been quietly building up a secret stash of beer. And not just any beer — rare beer. Like, really rare beer. We’re talking hundreds of bottles of bourbon barrel-age...