Supper Club Los Angeles

Hatchet Hall Fuss & Feathers Seafood Trio (Food of the Week)

Hatchet Hall was already Culver City’s best restaurant, but that apparently wasn’t good enough for chef Brian Dunsmoor and front of house partner Jonathan Strader. The duo debuted a “modern American supper club” called...
Southern Food Los Angeles

Dante Fried Chicken Catfish (Food of the Week)

Big gold “DFC” balloons greeted people in the Hotel Normandie lobby, and even before the doors opened, music was already bumping. This marked my arrival at the first installment of Dante Fried Chicken‘s monthly...
Pasta Charleston

Husk Restaurant Hand Cut Ramp Pasta (Dose of Vitamin P)

At Husk Restaurant a “celebration of Southern ingredients” from chef Sean Brock and his Neighborhood Dining Group partners in Charleston (and now Nashville), the ingredients and farmers are always at the forefront. As soon...
Pork Chop Los Angeles

Ladies’ Gunboat Society at Flores Pork Chop (Dose of Vitamin P)

Flores, a seasonal, globally inspired small plates restaurant, never quite captured the imagination of Little Osaka ramen heads and comfort food fiends. Thankfully, that allowed for Ladies’ Gunboat Society at Flores, which Amal Flores...
Bacon Portland

Screen Door Praline Bacon (Dose of Vitamin P)

Pralines are the powerfully sweet confections crafted from pecans, sugar, butter and cream. They’re practically candy gospel in New Orleans, and almost always too sweet for my taste. However, Screen Door, a Southern restaurant...
Whiskey Virginia

Bowman Brothers Virginia Whiskey (Drink of the Week)

Sure, Kentucky is the American bourbon capital, but that doesn’t mean Southern neighbors need to stand still while Bluegrass State denizens send spirits coursing through copper stills. Virginia produces a number of American whiskeys,...