The country's roving pig-themed culinary festival, Cochon 555, is returning to Los Angeles for another year on May 5, bringing with its its celebration of nose-to-tail cooking and sustainable farming of heritage breed pigs.
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 >>
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Lydia GrantJeremy Marks, center,, with his brother and his mom Rochelle Pittman. His lawyer Mark Ravis is in ballcap.Jeremy Marks, a Verdugo Hills High School student jailed for eight months for "attempted lynching" after he used his cell phone camera to videotape a campus police officer stri ... More >>
Jo Stougaard / My Last BiteA bartender pours a cocktail, and a plate of sashimi and beef tendon from Providence at the 2010 Zócalo Speakeasy.
The cocktails flowed freely at Saturday night's Union Station Speakeasy Cocktail Party. Organized by the Weekly's own Jonathan Gold as a fundraiser f ... More >>
Knock Out TacosKnock Out Taco truck chef and owner Chris Goossen stands with his servers in front of his truck.
Road Stoves, the company that ignited L.A.'s nouveau food truck scene, is hoping that its second taco truck concept does as well as its first (you may know it as Kogi). After two we ... More >>
Considering next week is relatively slow due to SXSW in Austin, it might be a good idea to go nuts this weekend (unless you're headed down there, in which case consider this weekend to be exercise). Amazing night in LA for music tonight.
Francois K. with John Tejada and Robtronik at King King
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