Ben Wurgaft

Red bean bun at POT; Credit: Anne Fishbein

5 Great Cafes to Experience Koreatown's Diverse Coffee Scene

It goes without saying that coffee in Los Angeles has improved by leaps and bounds over the past few years; the city is now very much on the national specialty coffee scene. But one of L.A.’s most interesting coffee subcultures is usually overlooked: that of Koreatown. We dubbed K-Town "America’s Hippest......
Woodcat; Credit: Ben Wurgaft

Woodcat Coffee Bar Now Open in Echo Park

Woodcat: an old word meaning “rabbit,” a song on an album played over and over during a road trip across Europe, and now the name of a new café in Echo Park, run by Janine and Saadat Awan. Open since Saturday, Sept. 20, Woodcat Coffee Bar is serving coffee roasted by......
(Very real) ribs at Horse Thief; Credit: Anne Fishbein

A Future of Lab-Produced Meat?

When, if ever, will we eat lab-grown meat? It's still early enough in 2014 for predictions of the year to come, and late 2013 saw the unveiling of the world's first hamburger made of laboratory-cultured animal protein, leading to a frenzy of journalistic coverage and even one short article that......
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