Tag: Los Angeles

The Zimmern List Los Angeles: Night + Market Song

Night + Market Song Los Angeles is the hottest food city on the planet. These days, it’s not just entertainers but also food entrepreneurs who are arriving in throngs to realize their dreams, creating a diverse restaurant scene where people are willing to take risks. Visiting the city and not eating Thai food is a…  Read More

Rustic Canyon Wine Bar & Seasonal Kitchen

Santa Monica’s Rustic Canyon By Bob & Sue Chef Jeremy Fox (ex-Ubuntu and Manresa) offers creative dishes and a thoughtful wine list in this trendy, casual restaurant. Vegetarians will love the beets with quinoa, avocado, blood orange and pistachio; the fresh peas with pecorino, mint, black pepper and red wine vinegar; and the white yams…  Read More

Guelaguetza

Iconic Oaxacan Food in LA For more than 20 years, Guelaguetza has been a stalwart in Los Angeles’ robust Mexican restaurant scene. From mole to mezcal, they serve some of the best Oaxacan specialties in the United States. Be sure to try their signature mole negro, served either with chicken and hand-made fresh tortillas, layered in their tlayudas (a…  Read More

Where to Eat Korean Food in Los Angeles

A Mecca of Korean Cuisine Over the past decade, Los Angeles has become as famous for its food as it is for its celebrity sightings. It is also home to the country’s largest Korean population, and with them came incredible, authentic Korean cuisine in all shapes and sizes. Here are a few restaurants that won’t disappoint…  Read More

Los Angeles

L.A. Recommendations From Michelin-starred fine dining to Korean barbecue and taco food trucks, Los Angeles has one of the most exciting and diverse food scenes in the country. Here’s a snapshot of my favorite L.A. eateries and hotels – there are probably a hundred more that should be on the list, but I’m only vouching…  Read More

5 Questions: Jon Shook & Vinny Dotolo

Kings of Dude Food As chef/owners of the widely acclaimed restaurants Animal and the seafood-centric Son of a Gun, Jon Shook & Vinny Dotolo are anchors of the Los Angeles food scene. These rockstar chefs turned successful restaurateurs also recently opened Trois Mec with pop-up king Ludo Lefebvre, plus another project in the works. Dotolo…  Read More

Red Medicine

Not Your Typical Vietnamese Restaurant Chef Jordan Kahn opened Red Medicine in 2010, inspired by many post-shift late night meals at Vietnamese restaurants around Los Angeles. Although he uses fragrant, traditional ingredients in his wildly creative menu, this isn’t your traditional Vietnamese joint. Kahn’s reinterpretation of Southeast Asian cuisine is simply stunning, almost too pretty…  Read More

Red Medicine

Not Your Typical Vietnamese Restaurant Chef Jordan Kahn opened Red Medicine in 2010, inspired by many post-shift late night meals at Vietnamese restaurants around Los Angeles. Although he uses fragrant, traditional ingredients in his wildly creative menu, this isn’t your traditional Vietnamese joint. Kahn’s reinterpretation of Southeast Asian cuisine is simply stunning, almost too pretty…  Read More

Pizzeria Mozza

The Perfect Crust Best pizza in L.A., and these days, that’s saying a lot. Nancy Silverton, Joe Bastianich and Mario Batali have created something special. I love any of the pizzas with Armandino Batali’s cured meats on it, but it’s Silverton’s crust that takes the star turn here. Contact 641 N. Highland Avenue Los Angeles,…  Read More

Pizzeria Mozza

The Perfect Crust Best pizza in L.A., and these days, that’s saying a lot. Nancy Silverton, Joe Bastianich and Mario Batali have created something special. I love any of the pizzas with Armandino Batali’s cured meats on it, but it’s Silverton’s crust that takes the star turn here. Contact 641 N. Highland Avenue Los Angeles,…  Read More

Park’s Barbecue

Authentic Korean BBQ This simply marked (but stylish) Korean barbecue joint is authentic enough to appease those who grew up eating their mom’s version of these dishes. Chef-owner Jenee Kim keeps it simple, focusing mostly on traditional Korean grilled meats and sides. The best part? You get to help. Items such as bulgogi (Kobe beef that’s…  Read More

Park’s Barbecue

Authentic Korean BBQ This simply marked (but stylish) Korean barbecue joint is authentic enough to appease those who grew up eating their mom’s version of these dishes. Chef-owner Jenee Kim keeps it simple, focusing mostly on traditional Korean grilled meats and sides. The best part? You get to help. Items such as bulgogi (Kobe beef that’s…  Read More

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Modern LA Cuisine Michael Voltaggio is an amazing guy and talented chef. Two years after winning Top Chef, Voltaggio opened his first restaurant, ink. It’s a no-fuss kind of place; food freaks and grandmas will feel very welcome, but you’ll want to leave the picky eaters in your family at home. The menu is inspired…  Read More

ink.

Modern LA Cuisine Michael Voltaggio is an amazing guy and talented chef. Two years after winning Top Chef, Voltaggio opened his first restaurant, ink. It’s a no-fuss kind of place; food freaks and grandmas will feel very welcome, but you’ll want to leave the picky eaters in your family at home. The menu is inspired…  Read More