Porchetta, as we recently discovered, is having its moment in Los Angeles. Or maybe it's having another moment, as the glorious Italian ode to pig is hardly a recent discovery. The roasted pork dish had been gracing Italian menus, Italian food trucks and rustic Italian kitchens for a long time befor ... More >>
Flickr/slgckgcMost cooks still fry latkes in lots of grease, but not Hipcooks.
You love your grandma, but just not her leaden matzoh balls and grease-laden latkes. With the eight days of Hanukkah beginning on Dec. 1 (25 Kislev for those of you on the Hebrew calendar), it's time for an act o ... More >>
If you beg for it, it will come: a questionable lesson, proven effective at Barbrix. The Silverlake winebar/restaurant is bringing back happy hour on not just one, but three nights every week, due to an "overwhelming response" to the first happy hour event. From 6-7 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, and Wedn ... More >>
Behold the squash blossom. Mermaid's Purse of the garden. Princess of perishability. An intimidating proposition for those accustomed to artichokes. A humbling revelation for squash enthusiasts convinced they've mastered all the intricacies of the zucchini. Edible flowers are something curious you w ... More >>
Barbrix As the week draws to a close and weekend plans start to coalesce, here are some spankin' new restaurants where the paint is barely dry, the dishes have been used only a few times, the stainless kitchen equipment still lustrous, and the wood varnish fresh.
Barbrix is already in good company ... More >>