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  • Scouting Report: Lee finds his own path with meat-free Gadarene Swine

    Scouting Report: Lee finds his own path with meat-free Gadarene Swine
    Name of restaurant:  The Gadarene Swine in Studio City. Chef/Owner: Chef Phillip Frankland Lee, the owner of Scratch|Bar in Beverly Hills, which opened to rave reviews last year. Concept: First of all, despite what the the name seems to suggest,...
  • Chef of the Moment: Brilliantshine's Richie Lopez and the new bar food

    Chef of the Moment: Brilliantshine's Richie Lopez and the new bar food
    Richie Lopez is executive chef of Brilliantshine, the new Santa Monica bar and restaurant helmed by mixologist team Julian Cox and Josh Goldman (who call it a “coastal saloon”). Lopez, who was born in Lima, Peru, where he grew up helping his...
  • Joan's on Third is now open in Studio City

    Joan's on Third is now open in Studio City
    Joan's on Third, the popular Los Angeles marketplace and cafe that Joan McNamara opened as a small catering kitchen on West 3rd Street 16 years ago, has debuted its second location. The Studio City Joan's, located in a former post office on Ventura...
  • Bringing matters to a head: A few complaints about beer service

    Bringing matters to a head: A few complaints about beer service
    While beer is getting more attention and more practiced service in restaurants these days, there’s still a long ways to go before ales and lagers get the same respect as Cabernets and Pinots at finer dining establishments. Proper care and...
  • Where's the money? Vegas' Tao is the top-grossing restaurant in America

    Where's the money? Vegas' Tao is the top-grossing restaurant in America
    Restaurants can be works of art, but first and foremost they’re places of business. And in some cases, what a business. Tao Asian Bistro in Las Vegas – a spot that has never made anyone’s best restaurants list, doesn't have a superstar...
  • Scouting Report: Eric Park's new comfort food at ROOTS at Black Hogg

    Scouting Report: Eric Park's new comfort food at ROOTS at Black Hogg
    Name of restaurant:  ROOTS at Black Hogg. Chef/Owner: Chef Eric Park originally opened Black Hogg in Silver Lake back in March 2012. After closing his gastropub for a remodel in July, he recently opened a temporary popup called ROOTS at Black Hogg....
  • Events: History of hot sauce, banh mi, sustainable seafood and a French chef

    Events: History of hot sauce, banh mi, sustainable seafood and a French chef
    Longtime Los Angeles Times food writer and historian Charles Perry will deliver a lecture to the Culinary Historians of Southern California on the history of hot sauce on Oct. 11. His story winds back through tomato ketchup and Worcestershire sauce to the...
  • 5 new breweries that have opened since last L.A. Beer Week

    5 new breweries that have opened since last L.A. Beer Week
    The sixth annual L.A. Beer Week is here again, and the craft beer scene in Los Angeles has grown impressively in the last 12 months. New breweries have opened from the San Gabriel Valley to the South Bay and beyond. After trying some new beers and...
  • Salt's Cure Cookout, Taste of Mexico, Abbot Kinney Fest

    Salt's Cure Cookout, Taste of Mexico, Abbot Kinney Fest
    On Thursday, Sept. 25, Salt’s Cure will be celebrating L.A. Beer Week at Verdugo Bar with a patio cookout, part of a monthly partnership between the West Hollywood restaurant and the Eagle Rock bar. Pulled pork sandwiches, housemade hot links and...
  • Tomatoes, apples and a cold brew -- California farmers market beer law OK'd

    Tomatoes, apples and a cold brew -- California farmers market beer law OK'd
    Craft breweries will soon be able to join winemakers in selling their wares at local farmers markets, thanks to a law just signed by California Gov. Jerry Brown. When it takes effect on Jan. 1, 2015, the law will allow licensed beer manufactures...
  • Hello Kitty eats! Celebrate 40th anniversary with a movable feast

    Hello Kitty eats! Celebrate 40th anniversary with a movable feast
    If nibbling on a Hello Kitty pizza with nori whiskers or slurping up a pink frothy boba topped with fresh strawberries sounds enticing, Sanrio can make those savory and sweet dreams come true. Hello Kitty fans are now roaming the city ordering Sanrio&...