This week, we focus on Short Order, the burger place at the Original Farmer's Market that was a collaboration between the late Amy Pressman and restaurateur Bill Chait. Though Pressman passed away, Short Order lives, with some consulting help from Pressman's friend Nancy Silverton.
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Guzzle & NoshThe frisee lardon raft (left) and the bar (right) at Short Order.Now that burger hub Short Order is running smoothly, the bakery component of Nancy Silverton and the late Amy Pressman's Farmers Market foray is set to open. Short Cake will debut this Friday at 9 a.m.
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In which we highlight the past week in food, either at home or abroad.
"So there are big, drippy hamburgers, including an oversized In-N-Out-style creature named for Suzanne Tracht's daughter Ida; an herbed turkey burger named for Pressman; and a bacon-avocado-laced Nancy's Backyard Burger, which ... More >>
If you've been around the back of the Farmers Market lately, you've probably noticed an odd glass appendage, and the funk of charred meat, and a waxing throng whose average age seems at least 20 years younger than the one next door at Du-Par's, a patio you'd swear didn't exist last week, and a fligh ... More >>
This LA Weekly Flickr pool photo, taken by photographer Darin Dines, is of the spuds at the late Amy Pressman's newly opened Short Order. (For more on this, read Jonathan Gold's latest First Bite -- or just scroll back on the blog.) Why put your fried potatoes in frites cones -- paper, metal -- when ... More >>
Guzzle & NoshShort Order at the Original Farmers Market.Short Order, the most anticipated burger restaurant since the dawn of time, will finally open tonight at 5 p.m. The burger joint fronted by Nancy Silverton, Bill Chait and the late Amy Pressman held a splashy opening party last night. St ... More >>
Margy RochlinTomato and coriander jam (left), sauerkraut (right).This Wednesday, what was fleetingly Gus' Lunch Box will officially become Sqirl (pronounced "squirrel"), where you can buy over 15 varieties of owner Jessica Koslow's small-batch jams and preserves. Produced in custom-made coppe ... More >>
A. ScattergoodNancy Silverton and her new cookbook at Mozza
Nancy Silverton, who is an over-achiever in much the same way as is, say, Malcolm Gladwell, has had a productive summer even by her standards. Mozzas in Newport Beach and Singapore recently opened; Amy Pressman's burger project, Shor ... More >>
Monday, December 13th, may be Test Kitchen's final dinner service, but Bill Chait and Brian Saltsburg's restaurant experiment is going out with a big-time culinary (and charitable) bang. For $150/person, Test Kitchen and non-profits Share Our Strength and Gettlove, are bringin ... More >>