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Californian

Pork Chop Los Angeles

Here’s Looking At You Pork Chop Milanesa (Dose of Vitamin P)

Here’s Looking At You left the starting block like Usain Bolt for their new brunch service, which launched on Mother’s Day and instantly became my favorite breakfast and lunch mash-up in L.A. Chef Jonathan...
Waffle Los Angeles

Here’s Looking At You Coconut Waffle (Food of the Week)

Mother’s Day took on added meaning with the birth of my daughter in April 2017. We weren’t ready to celebrate my wife’s first Mother’s Day in a restaurant setting right away, but made her...
Dessert Los Angeles

Croft Alley at The Standard Passion Fruit Panna Cotta (Food of the Week)

When The Standard, Hollywood, first opened in 1999, the Sunset Strip hotel was a hotspot for the poolside scene, lobby-based DJ, and bikini-clad women lounging in a fish tank behind the reception desk. Nearly...
Pork Napa Valley

The Charter Oak Roasted Pork Shoulder (Dose of Vitamin P)

“The greatest oak was once a tiny nut that held its ground.” That saying lines the stairway wall inside The Charter Oak, a terrific seasonal wood-fired restaurant from Meadowood executive chef Christopher Kostow and...
Duck San Francisco

The Morris Smoked Duck (Food of the Week)

The Morris is a San Francisco revelation from seasoned sommelier Paul Einbund and chef Gavin Schmidt in the Mission. Their corner restaurant serves some serious seasonal California comfort food, with smoked duck serving as...
Cheesecake Los Angeles

Baco Mercat Pistachio Cheesecake (Food of the Week)

Fluid is the best way to describe what Chef Josef Centeno is doing in the downtown Los Angeles Old Bank District. Concepts and menus shift frequently at his four properties, but crave-worthy dishes are...