DineL.A. Restaurant Week celebrates a cross section of the area’s unique dining options.
A sleepy stretch of Mateo Street on a random Monday afternoon seems an unlikely spot to find a bright orange food truck specializing in fresh locally caught seafood and craft kombu beverages.
Different philosophies about the “culinary arts” can push chefs in wildly different directions. Some want to be the next big thing, become rich and famous, and find themselves hosting game shows on the Food Network. Others see cooking as pure creativity—an expression of themselves and their …
When Wes Avila formally stepped away from his iconic flagship taqueria Guerrilla Tacos in early August, it seemed to trigger a wave of surprised alarm in local food circles.
YouTube star, actor and comedian Anwar Jibawi may not be known to everyone. Those folks are missing out. The 29-year-old with 6.06 million followers on YouTube opened a restaurant in Downtown’s Fashion District less than two weeks ago.
Hey Kiddo! That’s the loose English translation for the French word “pitchoun” and the name of one of the most authentic French bakeries in Los Angeles. I use the English term “bakery” because it encompasses what in France comprises two or three dedicated entities, all of which apply to Pitc…
Brandon Parker, the co-founder of Spread Mediterranean Kitchen, sat by his Little Spread kiosk on a patio in the Gas Company Tower on the first Friday of November.
The most highly anticipated restaurant opening in Los Angeles is here: Damian, the most recent effort by widely acclaimed Mexican chef Enrique Olvera and partner Daniela Soto-Innes.
The restaurant industry was one of those hit the hardest during the COVID-19 pandemic, and Josh Kopel of Downtown’s Preux & Proper isn’t any different.
Even in the midst of the pandemic, it’s still a challenge to argue that Los Angeles has a deficit in access to any particular international genre or style of cuisine. Name it, find it.
Getting into the restaurant business is a notoriously volatile prospect. Fickle customers and rising real estate and wage costs continuously fuel the high turnover rates of eateries in culinary hubs like Los Angeles. With nearly 30,000 restaurants around the city, the scene never eases up on…