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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...
Sandwich Los Angeles

BäcoShop Roast Pork Trompo (Dose of Vitamin P)

It’s ironic that chef Josef Centeno’s new roast pork trompo at BäcoShop in downtown Culver City features “Uyghur spices.” The Muslim minority, which China continues to persecute in Xinjiang province, would never eat pork....
Middle Eastern Food Los Angeles

Bavel Oyster Mushroom Kebab (Food of the Week)

High energy is obvious throughout Bavel, the modern Middle Eastern restaurant from Ori Menashe and Genevieve Gergis in the DTLA Arts District. People line up at the base of the stairs prior to opening...
Arnold Palmer Los Angeles

Pikunico Yuzu-Ade + Green Tea (Drink of the Week)

Points of interest are slowly populating ROW DTLA, former industrial space that now counts more than 1 million square feet of offices, retail, and restaurants. Smorgasburg LA food market and Dulce Dos coffee bar...
Chinese Food Los Angeles

Grand Harbor Stir-Fried Preserved Meat + Sprouting Cauliflower (Dose of Vitamin P)

My in-laws claim allegiance to different Chinese restaurants in the San Gabriel Valley depending on recommendations from church friends, fluctuating prices, or the movements of favorite chefs. Grand Harbor is a flashy Chinese restaurant...
Sandwich Los Angeles

Daughter’s Deli Papa Sandwich (Food of the Week)

Trisha Langer, daughter of legendary L.A. deli man Norm Langer, clocked a lot of time at MacArthur Park’s iconic Langer’s Deli growing up, learning valuable lessons that She and her husband now apply at...