Fish Los Angeles

Rivera Loup de Mer a la Plancha (Food of the Week)

In the new movie, “Chef,” Jon Favreau plays Carl Casper, a Los Angeles chef who agrees with his restaurant’s owner to “play the hits” for an influential critic, resulting in a horrible review, a...
Pork Los Angeles

Picnik Three Bean Stew (Dose of Vitamin P)

Growing up in New Jersey, I never had picnics with jagerwurst, sardines, and craft beer. I also didn’t spell picnic with a K. Clearly, this picnic idea needs rethinking, and Eduardo Ruiz, a Corazon...
Puerto Rican Food Miami

El Bajareque Rabo Encendido (Food of the Week)

Considering Miami’s demographics, Caribbean cuisine is normally a pretty good bet, and on my most recent trip to the city, one of my favorite meals was at El Bajareque, a Puerto Rican lunch counter...
Latin Food Los Angeles

Corazon y Miel Burrata y Tomate (Food of the Week) [CLOSED]

Pretty much every Italian restaurant in L.A. has some sort of boring burrata preparation on their menu. Sure, places like Osteria Mozza or Bestia have been known to step things up, but it took...
Pork Los Angeles

Corazon y Miel Ensalada de Cueritos (Dose of Vitamin P) [CLOSED]

Corazon Y Miel, a primarily Mexican but occasionally pan Latin restaurant with a art-lined brick walls from chef Eduardo Ruiz, chef Traffis Hoffacker and Robin Chopra that quickly became a culinary destination in Bell,...
Guatemalan Food Los Angeles

Tikal Restaurant Garnachas (Food of the Week) [CLOSED]

Tikal Restaurant resides in the oft ignored Los Angeles neighborhood of El Sereno. Longtime friends Darwin Amador and Mario Granados avoid canned and frozen foods at all costs and specialize in dishes from Cocina...