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Food of the Week

Pasta Orange County

Ocean At Main Dungeness Crab Cavatelli (Food of the Week)

Craig Strong is the latest chef to downsize from fine dining. Don’t get me wrong. The longtime chef of STUDIO at Montage Laguna Beach has hardly turned his back on premium ingredients or flair,...
Tacos Los Angeles

La Carreta Chorreada (Food of the Week)

Historically, restaurants and street food vendors situated south of the 105 freeway and east of the 110 freeway don’t get a whole lot of coverage from local writers, but that’s changing thanks to efforts...
Korean Food Los Angeles

Han Mi Jung Goat Marinara (Food of the Week)

A parking sign featuring a bearded goat with twin horns makes the focus clear at Han Mi Jung, a restaurant that’s promised “the taste of Korea” just south of Koreatown since 2012. Goat is...
Porridge Los Angeles

Porridge + Puffs Yakimiso + Sausage Porridge (Food of the Week)

Chef Minh Phan recently returned to seasonal porridge patrol after a three-year absence by opening an airy Porridge + Puffs cafe in Historic Filipinotown. Her porridge is even better than I remembered from her...
Pasta Los Angeles

Sotto Linguine alla Bottarga (Food of the Week)

When Steve Samson starting focusing on Rossoblu, the new Bologna-style Italian restaurant he opened with wife/partner Dina in DTLA’s Fashion District, it was impossible for him to spend nearly as much time at their...
Sushi Los Angeles

Kura Fine Japanese Cuisine Silver-Skinned Sushi Trio (Food of the Week)

Daniel Son took over Kura Fine Japanese Cuisine from his father along the Sunset Strip in 2015 and transformed a fairly straightforward restaurant into a progressive sushi destination. The Korean-American chef attended The Culinary...