The paparazzi are out in full force, loitering and chatting between RivaBella and Chi Lin. The two restaurants share an owner, a valet stand and two adjoining spaces on the corner of Sunset and Doheny in West Hollywood. Once past the photographers and inside Chi Lin, sensory overload takes over ... More >>
The conclusion of every year is a time to catalog both beginnings and endings, to look back over what exactly happened in the twelve months now drawing to a close. Which means that we're getting a lot of lists -- thank you, David Letterman -- as we calibrate and recalibrate, and remember, or try to, ... More >>
L.A. Eater: A sad farewell to Yujean Kang's Gourmet Chinese in Pasadena. Food GPS: Following up with the progress of Pipe Dream Brewery. Zester Daily: The House of Switzerland venue to cook the Olympics. Grub Street: The opening of Dogtown Coffee in Santa Monica brings us back to the days of "ska ... More >>
Anne FishbeinSpicy chicken pops at Lukshon.Ever wanted to try the Lukshon's squid stuffed with fermented ground pork or spaghetti at Scarpetta but can't afford it? dineLA, which returns for 12 days in early October, might be your chance. The restaurant promo returns October 2-7 and 9-14, and ... More >>
-- Bad Food? Tax It, and Subsidize Vegetables. Or so says Mark Bittman. [The New York Times] -- The El Bulli dish-name generator. [Slate] -- Modern beans on toast. [Rancho Gordo] -- Paradise by the dashboard light -- can you bake cookies in a car? [Off the Clock, via food52] -- Marion Nestle ... More >>
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