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  • A lesson in up-to-date good taste at Gjusta in Venice

    A lesson in up-to-date good taste at Gjusta in Venice
    To get to Gjusta, you tool past Santa Monica's Main Street boutiques, past Jonathan Borofsky's leering ballerina clown on the corner of Main and Rose, and turn left just after the giant Claes Oldenburg binoculars that mark Google's Los Angeles offices....
  • Disposal fees in auto repair aren't good business

    Disposal fees in auto repair aren't good business
    Q: My wife recently got a front-end alignment on her 2008 Jeep Liberty, and we saw on the receipt when she returned home that she was charged a disposal fee. For a front-end alignment? What is there to dispose of? I called another shop in town, and they...
  • Chef Neal Fraser opens the roof on Vibiana with Redbird

    Chef Neal Fraser opens the roof on Vibiana with Redbird
    Neal Fraser, who has been a successful chef in Los Angeles for more than 20 years, grew up eating chicken pot pie and Stouffer's spinach souffle. And he didn't always want to be a chef. Fraser took up cooking as a trade he could fall back on if times...
  • Redbird sets a divine scene at St. Vibiana's in downtown L.A.

    Redbird sets a divine scene at St. Vibiana's in downtown L.A.
    Redbird may be the most anticipated Los Angeles restaurant of the current decade, a venture involving the city's highest-profile food entrepreneur at the moment, an actual deconsecrated cathedral and a chef for whom greatness has lain just out of reach...
  • Cadet, Kris Tominaga's new Santa Monica restaurant, not yet a major

    Cadet, Kris Tominaga's new Santa Monica restaurant, not yet a major
    If you were a restaurant guy tasked with opening a chill but on-trend restaurant in the city of Santa Monica at the moment, you might come up with something that looks a lot like Cadet. The exposed brick goes without saying, and the big grill for wood-...
  • Lincoln restaurant in Pasadena has things that can bowl you over

    Lincoln restaurant in Pasadena has things that can bowl you over
    Avocado toast? That was so last year. We are now in the age of the phenomenon I have come to think of as Things in a Bowl, a culinary invention that may depend on rice, pasta, whole grains or legumes but usually includes a poached egg of one sort or...
  • Barrel & Ashes a crackling fine take on Texas barbecue

    Barrel & Ashes a crackling fine take on Texas barbecue
    When you talk to the masters of Texas barbecue, men and women who measure their lives in cords of post oak and fatty beef by the ton, you will hear about convection rates and sedimentation, humidity and wind, and the way fat renders in April as opposed to...
  • Retro Norms restaurant could become an L.A. monument

    Retro Norms restaurant could become an L.A. monument
    A retro restaurant on the Westside beloved for its outlandish, exaggerated architectural style could soon become a historic monument in Los Angeles. Architecture buffs rallied to save the Norms restaurant on La Cienega Boulevard this year after learning...
  • Wes Avila, from fine-dining track to fine Guerrilla Tacos off a truck

    Wes Avila, from fine-dining track to fine Guerrilla Tacos off a truck
    When Wes Avila was interviewing for a job at Le Comptoir, Gary Menes' temple of vegetable cookery, Menes asked him what his ultimate career goal was. "To be the best taquero in Los Angeles," Avila replied. And while it's impossible to say who is the...
  • Review: All'Acqua has bright Italian flavors with a lively atmosphere

    Review: All'Acqua has bright Italian flavors with a lively atmosphere
    All'Acqua is a buzzy place on a weekend night, cars spilling out of the parking lot, crowds milling, the soaring, open-kitchen restaurant, once the local branch of Acapulco, suffused with a happy roar. On cool nights, you can smell garlic, rosemary and...
  • Review: TerraMia Brick Oven Pizza in Lake Mary

    Review: TerraMia Brick Oven Pizza in Lake Mary
    One of the great things about researching the Orlando Sentinel's Foodie Awards is revisiting places that have fallen off my radar. TerraMia Brick Oven Pizza in Lake Mary offers gourmet-style pizzas, plus classic and modern Italian dishes, in trendy digs...