Food of the Week

Craft Beer Paso Robles

Paso Robles Food + Drink Worth Seeking

Paso Robles is the unofficial dividing line between Southern California and Northern California, a small city of 31,000 people in San Luis Obispo County that originally housed the Salinan Native-American tribe and later resided along...

Popcorn Los Angeles

Los Angeles Popcorn Worth Seeking

It’s easy to make popcorn at home, and the buttery, salty snack is also a staple at sporting events and movie theaters. Still, what does popcorn look like in a chef’s hands or paired...

Chef Los Angeles

Interview: chef Jon Yao (Kato Restaurant)

Jon Yao grew up in the eastern San Gabriel Valley town of Walnut and has channeled Taiwanese-American upbringing and uniquely Angeleno influences into his personal cooking. He launched tiny Kato in the back corner...

Breweries Southern California

New Breweries to Visit in 2019, Dream of Barleywine + Plan 9 from Eagle Rock

At the end of 2018, I finally visited Liberation Brewing. I highlighted six upcoming breweries in April of last year and with that last taster flight (OK, two taster flights), I had ticked all...

Restaurateur Santa Barbara

Interview: Santa Barbara restaurateur Sherry Villanueva (Acme Hospitality)

Santa Barbara based Acme Hospitality now runs so many different concepts that it’s been a challenge to keep their website up to date. At last check, they didn’t account for Tyger Tyger (fast casual...

Cocktail Los Angeles

Breva Maré Gintonico (Drink of the Week)

Lauded chef Casey Lane, best known for Italian food, takes on Spanish cuisine at Breva in downtown L.A.’s recently renovated Hotel Figueroa. To complement the bold food, decorated bar star Dushan Zaric collaborated with...