This week's restaurant review takes a look at Black Hogg, a tiny Silver Lake restaurant that immediately garnered the affection of the neighborhood when it opened in March of last year. After a three-month closing for a renovation to comply with liquor license rules, Black Hogg reopened in November. ... More >>
Every year dining trends come and go -- on the suface 2012 might not have looked like the most eventful year, aside from the foie gras ban and some high-profile restaurant closures. But like the Santa Ana's, the winds of change are forever blowing in L.A., and the seeds of what will likely arrive in ... More >>
Black Hogg, the Silver Lake restaurant that opened in March only to close in August for a remodel, will reopen on Tuesday, Nov. 6, complete with a bar. (The remodel was to accomodate the changes necessitated by Black Hogg's newly acquired liquor license.) Silver Lake folks will have a new place to g ... More >>
Naming a restaurant is a tricky business. In just one or two words, you need to convey so much -- ideally a restaurant name should give prospective diners a snapshot of your ethos and aesthetic. It is the first cultural cue in a complicated social and business exchange.
Which is why the name of Gor ... More >>
You can't replace the feeling of lounging on the couch with a scrunched-up newspaper. But with the web, at least you don't need to worry about getting ink on your hands and bagel. Here's a roundup of some food-related stories from our country's newspapers this week. Lucky for us, it's mostly free. F ... More >>
A young man with a beard slides his stool up to the bar, squeezing in between a flirting couple and an elementary school-aged child. The bearded fellow is dining solo at Black Hogg, his only companion a fat book of Carl Jung. He inquires about beverage options and is informed that there's still no l ... More >>