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Joshua Lurie

Joshua Lurie

Joshua Lurie founded FoodGPS in 2005. Read about him here.

Chefs Los Angeles

Interview: Restaurateur Michael McCarty on 40 Years of Michael’s Santa Monica

Michael McCarty opened Michael’s Santa Monica in 1979, helping to signal the rise of seasonal California cuisine, which predated the debut of the nearby Santa Monica Farmers Market by two years. He followed that...
Pastry Chef Los Angeles

Interview: pastry chef Margarita Manzke (République + Sari Sari Store)

Margarita Manzke grew up in Manila and first stepped behind a stove at age 7. Despite an early baking experiment that earned jeers from her brothers, she persisted and attended the revered Culinary Institute...
Restaurateurs Los Angeles

Interview: Zoe Nathan + Josh Loeb on Huckleberry 10-Year Anniversary

The seeds for Huckleberry Bakery & Café sprouted in 2008 when pastry chef Zoe Nathan and restaurateur husband Josh Loeb started serving Saturday Morning Breakfasts at sister restaurant Rustic Canyon. Her father would make...
Beach Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Food Worth Seeking

Santa Barbara is an idyllic coastal city that resides just 90 miles north of Los Angeles, near one of the world’s great wine and produce growing regions. The city has roots with Native Americans...
Bikes Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara Drinks Worth Seeking

Santa Barbara is an idyllic coastal city that resides just 90 miles north of Los Angeles, near one of the world’s great wine, vegetable and fruit growing regions. The city has roots with Native...
Beach Honolulu

Honolulu Food Worth Seeking

Oahu has become a hub for Pacific and Japanese cuisines, seafood, and seasonal ingredients. Learn about 27 places you should absolutely eat in Honolulu, the capital of the state and the biggest city on...