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Chef Los Angeles

Staying Active, Then And Now, With Los Angeles Chefs (Part 2)

I previously learned how seven different L.A. chefs keep fit. On June 10, at Taste of the Nation Los Angeles, I asked participating chefs, Did you play any sports in high school? And, How...
Chefs Los Angeles

Finding Balance with Los Angeles Chefs

On June 10, at Taste of the Nation Los Angeles, I asked participating chefs, How are you able to maintain balance in your life, if you’re even able to? Read their responses. Brendan Collins...

UCLA Science and Food: David Chang on Microbes and Ramen

The UCLA Science and Food lecture series featured David Chang, a classically trained chef who’s built a progressive culinary empire that spans from New York to Sydney and Toronto and covers everything from casual...
Food Science

The Exploration of Deliciousness with Rene Redzepi and Lars Williams

The anticipation was palpable, with a collection of food lovers and science geeks gathered in UCLA’s Moore Hall to listen to the world’s preeminent chef, Rene Redzepi of Noma Restaurant, and his right hand...
Food Science Los Angeles

Nathan Myhrvold’s 16 Interesting Facts About BBQ + Grilling

The UCLA Science and Food lecture series featured Nathan Myhrvold, who worked as Microsoft’s Chief Technology Officer and competed on a team that helped win the World Barbecue Championship at Memphis in May. He...
Chef Los Angeles

Staying Active, Then and Now, with Los Angeles Chefs

On March 4, longtime LA Weekly, restaurant critic Jonathan Gold gathered about 50 of his favorite chefs at the Petersen Automotive Museum for Gold Standard 2012, a flavorful sendoff before he moved across town...