Sean J. Miller
2 years ago | American Cuisine
Fair season, like the other holidays, has its own cuisine. Sugar, salt, batter and frying oil are its staple components. A river of sauce is also a hallmark of any county or state fair dish. There's still more than two months before the Los A...
2 years ago | Interviews
A year after being promoted to lead Patina s fine dining kitchen, chef Charles Olalia was asked to confront one of his professional fears. Joachim Splichal, who owns the venerable Walt Disney Concert Hall restaurant, wanted him to spend ...
2 years ago | L.A. Restaurants
Dinner and a show used to be the norm of Los Angeles nightlife - epitomized by the old Ambassador Hotel's Coconut Grove - and there remains a smattering of establishments that combine the city's passions for food and live entertainment. Some these...
3 years ago | L.A. Restaurants
The partners behind Hotel Café want to do for small plates what they did for the city's indie music scene. Over the last 14 years, Hotel Café has played host to The Lumineers, Bruno Mars and Adele, among others, making it one of the ...
3 years ago | Ice Cream & Gelato
Last week, Sweet Rose Creamery's sphere of influence didn't go past the 405. Though it recently paired an outlet on Pico Blvd. to its original Brentwood Country Mart location, the small-batch ice cream and sorbet shop was in spirit decidedly Wests...
3 years ago | Beer
Angel City Brewery is taking the farm-to-table concept to new heights with a rooftop hops garden whose harvest has yielded a unique brew only available in downtown L.A. The craft brewery's urban garden is a work in progress, but Dieter Foerstner, ...