Tag Archives: Top Chef

Our First Look at Crack Shack in Pasadena

A few weeks ago founder Michael Rosen and Richard Blais of Top Chef fame brought the fourth outpost of the wildly successful Crack Shack to Pasadena’s Old Town. Loosely modeled on the ubiquitous chicken shacks of the South, The Crack Shack … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Magazine’s 13th Annual Food Event Returns to the Bucolic Saddlerock Ranch in Malibu on October 21st

Coming to us this year on Sunday, October 21, 2018, Los Angeles Magazine’s Food Event is one of the later events during the annual food event season. It may be a cliché, but it is as if they are saving … Continue reading

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Coastal Provençal and Love of the Westside Inspires ‘Lunetta Dining and The Moon Bar’

Photos by Billy Bennight and Monique A. LeBleu Local Executive Chef Raphael Lunetta introduced Lunetta All Day, a fast-casual concept for daylight driven guests that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner all day in 2017. On Wednesday, June 26, 2018, Chef … Continue reading

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Highlights from LAFW Sunday Grand Tasting

The weather was nice and cool for LA Food & Wine’s Sunday Grand Tasting at The Barker Hangar in Santa Monica. Hendrick’s Gin was pouring cocktails in the shadow of what appeared top be a giant calliope, staffed with a … Continue reading

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Chef Amar Santana’s Vaca in Costa Mesa Brings a Touch of Spain to Delight the Taste Buds

Chef Amar Santana is on a roll. This Thursday, he is in the finale of Bravo TV’s Top Chef, with an excellent chance of becoming the next “Top Chef”. Since opening his newest restaurant, Vaca, in early December, it has … Continue reading

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