Food of the Week

Chefs New Jersey

Interview: Dan Richer + Katie Parla (The Joy of Pizza)

I recently met with two fellow New Jersey natives: celebrated Razza chef-owner Dan Richer and Rome based cookbook author and tour guide Katie Parla. They were in Los Angeles to promote their new cookbook,...

Wine Sonoma County

J Vineyards & Winery Cultivates Inclusivity With “Shifting The Lens” Guest Chef Series

Healdsburg based J Vineyards & Winery has had female leadership since 1986, when Judy Jordan founded the business. J continues to have women in key positions and now spans six estates in Russian River...

River Sonoma County

Healdsburg Food + Drinks Worth Seeking

Healdsburg is a scenic Sonoma County town located along Russian River that often infirm entrepreneur Harmon Heald established in 1857 after making a highly questionable land grab. Russian River Valley AVA was established in...

Winemaker Sonoma County

Interview: winemaker Nicole Hitchcock (J Vineyards & Winery)

Nicole Hitchcock has set her sights on wine for over two decades. The Carmel native earned a B.S. degree in Viticulture & Enology from the prestigious program at University of California, Davis. She recently...

Chefs Sonoma County

Interview: chef Shenarri “Greens” Freeman (Cadence)

Shenarri “Greens” Freeman is the celebrated New York City based chef behind Cadence, which has diners and critics rethinking what’s possible with vegan cooking and soul food. She grew up in a large family...

City Los Angeles County

Where To Eat and Drink Well in Torrance

Even though Little Tokyo and Japantown have come on strong with a rush of recent openings, more good Japanese meals are still available in L.A.’s South Bay. Thanks to an early boost from Japanese...