So the center of the tech universe is still in Northern California. Big deal. Facebook's in freefall; the iPhone 5 is a snooze. Yes, innovation continues to matter, but these days, it's less about the platform and more about the content.
On that front, L.A. is king. The top YouTube stars live here. ... More >>
One of the fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A. Weekly's People 2012 issue. Check out our entire People 2012 issue here.
When Alice Shin's brother-in-law phoned her to say that he'd gotten his hands on a truck they could use to begin peddling tacos filled with Korean-style barbecued meats, as the ... More >>
Beechwood (left) and chef Jamie Lauren (right)Kogi, Chego and A-Frame impresario Roy Choi can add one more restaurant to his resumé: Beechwood. We heard about this a couple weeks ago, but now it's official. Chef Jamie Lauren is out and Choi is in at the sleek New American restaurant in Venic ... More >>
N. GalutenA-Frame's clam chowder
If you've spent any time at all on the East Coast, you will have had the obligatory bowl of clam chowder. Lots of them, really. And whether you're in the New England camp or the Manhattan camp, you will have had many bowls of truly awful clam chowder. As some ... More >>
Anne FishbeinChef Roy (far right) and the crew
Roy Choi, more intimately known as Papi to his Kogi BBQ co-workers, is the first food truck chef to be named "Best New Chef" by Food & Wine. The 22nd annual award, announced yesterday by Food & Wine Editor in Chief Dana Cowin, highlights ten ris ... More >>
Anne FishbeinPerhaps it's a premature observation, with the Willoughby Road food truck entering the mobile dining parade yesterday and the dozens of coaches still standing, but it seems that some food trucks might be heading in reverse. For some, the trucks have served as training wheels for ... More >>