Category Archives: Food

This Week’s L.A. Magazine’s Burgers Bourbon + Beer Event Gets a Covid-Safer Makeover

Food events are dealing with Covid restrictions by morphing from huge, bacchanalian feasts to mellow deliveries and food crawls. The downside is that you miss out on the socializing while enjoying all-you-can-eat-and-drink. The plus side is that they are eminently … Continue reading

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Roundup: This Week in Brief 10/23/2020

You Can Now Pick up Nancy Silverton’s Famous Burger at Chi Spacca! Nancy Silverton’s hamburgers have been a thing of L.A. foodie lore for years. Made exclusively at her home for friends, you could only approximate it by buying her … Continue reading

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Enjoy Virtual and Socially-Distanced Fun at Haunted Little Tokyo This Week!

This year, “Go Little Tokyo” is presenting its 4th Annual “Haunted Little Tokyo,” starting today and continuing through Halloween. The event features both free and low-cost events, including virtual ghost tours and campfire stories, art, film, and a Halloween walking take-out … Continue reading

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Pop-Up Review: Gastro Garage at The W Hollywood

Does relaxing on a Hollywood hotel rooftop as speakers blast AC/DC’s  “Thunderstruck”and a band of masked men and women cook your meal with blowtorches sound like a good time? If so, you might want to check out Gastro Garage’s “Torched,” … Continue reading

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How a Hollywood Comedy Venue Evolved Into a Nashville-Style Fried Chicken Shop

If you’ve eaten at a comedy club, it was probably more about satiating hunger or making sure the two-drink minimum doesn’t inebriate you rather than any sort of foodie experience. Poultrygram, a new to-go chicken spot at the Hollywood Improv, … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Patch, Pickle Pop-Up & Produce: Three Reasons to Visit The Original Farmers Market This Weekend

Want to buy a pumpkin to help celebrate the season? For a classic sort of experience, visit an iconic LA location — The Original Farmers Market — this Saturday and Sunday, October 17 and 18. Mr. Jack O’Lantern’s Pumpkin Patch … Continue reading

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Carry Out with Cochon555 this Week!

We request a moment of silence as we mourn the festive Cochon555 events of the past. To support the use of heritage breed pigs, amazing chefs competed for the title of Prince du Porc, passing out countless exciting plates made … Continue reading

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James Beard Foundation’s “Taste America” to Spotlight Oaxacan Eatery Guelaguetza

The James Beard Foundation’s “Taste America” returns to Los Angeles to celebrate and support our local restaurant community on October 18. The 2020 incarnation of this gastronomic happening is a national virtual event. Angelenos, however, will have the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Pop-Up Alert: Gastro Garage on the Rooftop of The W Hotel Hollywood

Fiery blowtorches and molecular gastronomy are on the menu when Gastro Garage brings their month-long pop-up dinner series TORCHED to the W Hotel in Hollywood. You may have seen the members of Gastro Garage on The Travel Channel or Bravo … Continue reading

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Standout Ocean Flavors Make Leviathan a Must-Visit New Restaurant

Leviathan is an adventurous, pesca-centric restaurant that just opened its doors in September.  Located in Encino, the 16-seat outdoor eatery was conceived by Philip Frankland Lee. This innovative young Top Chef alumni also created esteemed restaurants Scratch | Bar, perched … Continue reading

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