Skyler Okey

The Serving Spoon; Credit: S. Okey

9 Great Chicken and Waffle Joints in Los Angeles

The thought of fried chicken and waffles served together is, depending on your viewpoint, either gloriously appetizing or somewhat frightening. Who knows, maybe both. But for such a beloved combination of salty and sweet, it seems there's no universally agreed upon way to serve it. From the waffle (thin and......
Dirty Laundry interior; Credit: Frank Ishman

Bar Report: Dirty Laundry in Hollywood

What: "Speakeasy" may be the most overused word in the L.A. nightlife scene since "mixologist," but the Houston brothers are doing it right in Hollywood at Dirty Laundry, a modern take on the Prohibition-era bar, which opened a few weeks ago near the corner of Hollywood and Vine. The space......
sausage ragu pasta at Factory Kitchen; Credit: Skyler Okey

Factory Kitchen Brings More Pasta to Downtown L.A.

As L.A.'s seafood moment begins to mellow out, here's hoping that pasta is the next big trend. On the heels of Bucato, Factory Kitchen is now rolling out homemade pastas and trattoria-style Italian food in downtown's Arts District. Restaurateur Matteo Ferdinandi (Celestino Drago) has partnered with chef Angelo Auriana (Valentino)......
Warwick's kaffir lime melon cooler; Credit: acuna-hansen

Now Open: Warwick in Hollywood

acuna-hansenWarwick's kaffir lime melon coolerWhat: Part sexy Hollywood lounge, part hipster art gallery, the Warwick on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood has a lot going on. The main room's high ceilings and symmetrical, angular setup make the space feel much larger than it is. Thoughtfully and eclectically decorated, the space of......
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