Pork Los Angeles

Turningfire Roman Spiced Pork [CLOSED]

Spit-roasted cooking has become more prominent in Los Angeles restaurants, and now proteins are by no means limited to shawarma, pastor, or even rotisserie chicken. Michael Riboli and Joan Riboli, two members of the...
Middle Eastern Food California

Jeninni Kitchen & Wine Bar Shawarma Pork Buns

Jeninni Kitchen & Wine Bar is a three-year-old southern Mediterranean bistro in downtown Pacific Grove, in the Holman Building. Owner Thamin Saleh is a man of Palestinian descent who originally hails from Jenin, on...
Cocktail Los Angeles

Acabar Sazerac (Drink of the Week) [CLOSED]

Josh Goldman and Julian Cox, cocktail-driven partners in Soigné Group, created a historic menu at Acabar, a modern update of Dar Maghreb featuring shiny arch-framed doors, a firepit near the entrance ringed with marble...
Steak Los Angeles

Bashan Restaurant Grilled Skirt Steak [CLOSED]

What was supposed to be a simple dinner with a good friend turned into a birthday party, with my girlfriend and some friends surprising me at Bashan Restaurant, one of my favorite NELA restaurants....
Syrian Food Los Angeles

Esso Mediterranean Bistro Ras Nahnah

Syria has largely been associated with turmoil to start the ’10s, but of course the Middle Eastern country has more to contribute to the global landscape, including cuisine. Jack is ethnically Armenian, but hails...
Restaurant Cabo

Flora’s Field Kitchen: Off-Roading for Farm-to-Table Food

Off-the-beaten-path isn’t so much an adventure as it is a way of life in Baja California Sur, where we came to regard beaten paths with skepticism during a week-long tour. Our final off-road...