In which we highlight the past week in food, either at home or abroad.
"Aside from the chocolate covered blueberries, the best part of Shutters, he says, is the ocean view." Top 5 L.A. Hotels for Room Service, According to Adam Richman.
"Cocktail, schmocktail: When it comes to a party, Oregon's ... More >>
Nastassia Johnson, blogger behind Let Me Eat Cake, has picked out several items to try at downtown's Semi Sweet Bakery on a recent afternoon: A croissant flecked with chocolate, an Almond Joy Doughnut, and a cookie called "Triple Chip" -- chocolate, butterscotch, and potato. She wanted a slice of 7- ... More >>
Valentino Herrera abides by two philosophies: Try everything, at least once. And share unusual experiences with others, especially when it comes to travel and eating. Both ideas are evident on his blog, Trippy Food. Don't expect hallucinogenic mushrooms. For Herrera, "trippy" means unusual items ran ... More >>
Kevin ScanlonMarvin Gapultos
Not so long ago, Marvin Gapultos was a marketing writer for a software company, and the Filipino food he grew up with was incidental music in an otherwise busy life. Then, as so many people did in 2008, he lost his job and began recalibrating what he wanted that l ... More >>
Manila MachineMarvin Gapultos and Nastassia Johnson
The Manila Machine, this city's first Filipino food truck, parked for the last time this past Friday and went on indefinite hiatus. The announcement, which was not, sadly, an April Fool's Joke, was made by Marvin Gapultos and Nastassia Johns ... More >>
screenshot of Burnt Lumpia post
Local food blogger Marvin Galputos, who runs the Filipino food blog Burnt Lumpia, is having a good run lately. The Filipino food truck, Manila Machine, that he started with fellow food blogger Nastassia Johnson (Let Me Eat Cake), participated in the 3rd annual ... More >>
Marvin GapultosManila Machine
The democratization of food, if you can call the evolution of the food truck such a thing, continues. And this time, instead of a rogue chef taking the wheel, it's a pair of food bloggers. Noting the relative absence of Filipino food in Los Angeles in general, an ... More >>