If the air seemed a bit heavier with the scent of bacon along the Sunset Strip last night, it was due to the pork-centric carnival that rolled through the House of Blues on Sunday: the second annual L.A. stopover in the nationwide Cochon 555 tour, an event combining five chefs, five whole heritage-b ... More >>
Anne FishbeinThe scene at Cochon 555 2011The well-heeled hedonists who flip like patties over Cochon 555's annual baptism-by-pork don't need any extra incentives to support local agriculture. Pork shoulder bánh mì, carnitas tacos, and maple pork-fat ice cream reel them in just fine. Yet C ... More >>
Anne FishbeinA pig roasting at Cochon 555 LA 2011.
As anyone who has been to a Cochon 555 event knows, Brady Lowe and crew do food parties with the scale and pacing of a Bruckheimer flick. The rooms are huge, the lights bright. Mobs scrap over pork belly sops and drain cocktails amid the ch ... More >>