Los Angeles chefs made a strong showing among the semifinalists for the 2012 James Beard Awards, which were announced today.
Local nominees for the Best Chef, Pacific award include Josef Centeno (Lazy Ox Canteen), Michael Cimarusti (Providence), David Feau (The Royce at the Langham), Matt Molina (M ... More >>
A. FrougTezukuri natto from Nijiya Market
It's an addage we're used to: fresh is better than frozen. Fresh pizzas are better than frozen, freshly picked raspberries preferable to their mushy defrosted counterparts. Add natto, the fermented soy beans that were the subject of our recent blog po ... More >>
Medical marijuana workers affiliated with a pot-business school Oaksterdam University, which has a Los Angeles outpost, and employees at several other Bay Area-based cannabis businesses have voted to join the UFCW Local 5. It appears to be a first for California's medical marijuana industry.
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James BeardTwitter is at it again. The 2010 James Beard Award Finalists were announced this morning via the foundation's Twitter account. L.A's Suzanne Goin, of Lucques, AOC Wine Bar, Hungry Cat and Tavern was nominated for Outstanding Chef, while Matt Molina of Mozza and Michael Cimarusti of ... More >>
James BeardThis morning the James Beard Foundation announced the semifinalists for its 2010 James Beard Foundation Awards. Judges will vote to determine the final 5 nominees in each category, which will be announced on March 22nd. The winners will be announced at the Foundation's award party, ... More >>
As medical marijuana becomes part of the fabric of life in California it probably comes as no surprise that a school, Oaksterdam University, is cashing in on interest in the Golden State's biggest cash crop.
At the Los Angeles campus, near the Beverly Center, students are learning about the ... More >>