• All the Food You Wish You Ate at Arroyo Seco Weekend
    June 26 at 5:59 p.m. by Jakob Layman

    "This is ... pleasant" was probably the best description I heard from day one of the Arroyo Seco Weekend festival. The grass was green, the breeze was cool, and it was an easy walk between the three stages and the many, well-curated food and drink…

  • The Beautiful People and Produce at the Santa Monica Farmers Market
    June 24 at 6:05 a.m. by Star Foreman

    There are a wealth of farmers markets in L.A., from the biggest and most famous Hollywood Farmers Market, which takes up blocks in all directions, to the nighttime South Pasadena Farmers Market, which lets you sleep in before heading over. The…

  • A Visual Tour of Mh Zh in Silver Lake
    June 20 at 6:01 a.m. by Anne Fishbein

    Aside from the hours-long line for Howlin' Ray's, the most easily derided wait for a table (or stool) in L.A. these days is the one being endured by the crowd at the door of Mh Zh. Don't have time to wait in line? Let us show you what you're…


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  • All the Delicious Things We Ate at Tacolandia
    June 19 at 4:50 p.m. by Anne Fishbein

    Tacolandia is one of the most glorious days of the year — it's like Christmas, but instead of toys you get tacos. The June 17 L.A. Weekly event brought together 100-plus taco vendors and thousands of taco lovers for a day filled with more tacos…

  • A Visual Tour of Electric Owl, the New Restaurant From Umami Burger's Opening Chef
    June 13 at 4:48 a.m. by Anne Fishbein

    There was a time, a few years back, when cleverness seemed to dominate the New American food dialogue, and one of the voices at the forefront of that dialogue in L.A. was Ernesto Uchimura. He was the opening chef of Umami Burger, the chain built on…

  • Mile-Long Pizza Wins Guinness World Record
    June 11 at 6:27 p.m. by Star Foreman

    It was hell's pizza kitchen at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana on Saturday, June 10, as top pizza chefs Tony Gemignani, Giulio Adriani, Tom Lehmann, John Arena, Fred Mortati and Jimmy DeSisto, led by Fash Asvadi, director at, broke…

  • Peer at These Perfect Plates of Pasta at Evan Funke's Venice Trattoria
    June 6 at 6:28 a.m. by Anne Fishbein

    Evan Funke spent well over a year bringing Felix to life in the former Joe's location in Venice. The space is wonderful in the way only restaurants built in old houses can be, outfitted in warm brown leather booths and green botanical wallpaper…

  • The Most Instagram-Worthy Dishes at L.A. Restaurants
    June 1 at 6:54 a.m. by LA Weekly

    If you haven't yet been to all the fashionable new Los Angeles restaurants — we're talking Kismet, Wolfdown, P.Y.T., Manuela, the Ponte, Destroyer, Erven, Tsubaki and more — might we suggest that you experience them vicariously through these…

  • 20 of Our Favorite L.A. Sweets, From Elvis Pie to Ice Cream Sandwich Cake
    May 26 at 5:06 p.m. by LA Weekly

    Los Angeles has far too many amazing dessert menus, bakeries, cake shops and doughnut spots, and narrowing down this list of our favorite sweets was a special, stomach-rumbling kind of torture. Warning: Somewhere around No. 12, you might start…

  • Eat Your Way Through Disneyland and California Adventure
    May 24 at 8:31 a.m. by Jakob Layman

    People go to Disneyland and California Adventure for the rides, and to meet the characters, and to pick up some merch. They also go for the food, which for many years was strictly in the novelty category: churros and humorously large turkey legs,…

  • Beetle House, Beetle House, Beetle House Opens in Los Angeles
    May 24 at 5:02 a.m. by Star Foreman

    The minds behind the Stay Classy Bar have taken their popular Beetle House restaurant on the road and opened an L.A. location. Originally planning to only stay for 80 days as a pop-up, Beetle House has sold out its entire run before even opening…

  • Devour the New American Dishes of Silver Lake's Wolfdown
    May 23 at 6:28 a.m. by Anne Fishbein

    Wolfdown sits on Rowena Avenue in an edge of the neighborhood that has always been a little sleepier and more residential than the Sunset Boulevard thoroughfare. The menu is international in scope, with lots of Asian influence and a focus on…

  • Sample Seasonal Sake and Japanese Small Plates at Tsubaki, the Echo Park Izakaya
    May 16 at 6:26 a.m. by Anne Fishbein

    Tsubaki, the new izakaya in Echo Park, features a seasonal section of sakes, which is especially fun, showcasing special sakes that are particular to the time of year. Much of the food is a simple celebration of the ingredients at hand. Hiramasa…

  • Stunning Photos Capture the Food and Landscapes of Nordic Countries
    May 12 at 11:05 a.m. by LA Weekly

    These photographs, taken by chef Magnus Nilsson, aim to take viewers on a culinary trip through the Nordic countries of Denmark, the Faroe Islands, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. They're part of the exhibit currently showing at…

  • The Most Beautiful Sushi in Los Angeles
    May 11 at 8:29 a.m. by LA Weekly

    Los Angeles is the city that introduced sushi to the U.S., and all these decades later we've still got the best in the country. Of course, being that this is a city of dreamers, innovators and weirdos, we've also done some strange things to sushi.…

  • Check Out the Ponte's Pizzas, Pastas and Rustic Italian Cuisine
    May 9 at 6:25 a.m. by Anne Fishbein

    The Ponte recently took over the space that once housed the restaurant Terrine. The turnaround was swift, and the place doesn't look that much different — Terrine's burnished mirrors and brasserie interior have been replaced by a vaguely midcentury…

  • Feeding the 5000 Fights Food Waste in Pershing Square
    May 5 at 12:46 p.m. by Brian Feinzimer

    Ever wonder where unused food goes? Feeding the 5000 served 5,000 meals from food that would have been otherwise wasted. The event was created to bring awareness to food waste by serving a meal from reclaimed food. Bags of produce were given away…

  • Everyone Partied At <i>L.A. Weekly</i>'s Burgers & Beer 2017
    May 1 at 5:20 p.m. by Anne Fishbein

    L.A. Weekly's annual Burgers and Beer event is a huge party. With a theme like that, how could it not be? Click through to see all the beers, all the burgers and all the people who came to get down on Saturday, April 29, at the Los Angeles Memorial…

  • A Visual Tour of Indonesian Small-Plates Restaurant Bone Kettle
    April 25 at 6:27 a.m. by Anne Fishbein

    Bone Kettle is not a purely Indonesian restaurant, nor does chef Erwin Tjahyadi claim it to be. The Pasadena restaurant inspired, he says, by his travels throughout Southeast Asia, and particularly by the many bone broths he tasted along the way.…

  • All the Pretty Veggies at P.Y.T., Josef Centeno's Newest Downtown Restaurant
    April 18 at 6:29 a.m. by Anne Fishbein

    Josef Centeno is doing something slightly different at P.Y.T., something that makes this newest venture relevant in its own right. Where all the food at Bäco Mercat — meat and meat-free — is aiming for maximum flavor and contrast and excitement,…



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