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Brewery Los Angeles

Ohana Brewing Company: A Fresh Face in Taprooms

Most taprooms in the Los Angeles area are tucked away into industrial parks far from pedestrian traffic. Ohana Brewing Company’s new taproom is also tucked away, but right off Main Street in Alhambra. Due...
Fried Chicken Los Angeles

Wong Java House Ayam Penyet (Food of the Week) [CLOSED]

To say that fried chicken is one of my favorite foods is an understatement. Every chance I get to try a new version, there’s pretty much never a red light. Still, it took a...
Chinese Food Los Angeles

Chengdu Taste Cabbage Sweet & Sour Sauce (Food of the Week)

Chengdu Taste is a Sichuan-style restaurant in Alhambra that’s generated enough interest to warrant hour-plus waits and, at least during my visit, nearly enough animosity to incite a fist fight. That’s what happened when...
Craft Beer Los Angeles

Interview: beer pro Clay Harding (38 Degrees Ale House & Grill)

Clay Harding grew up surrounded by craft beer. His stepfather, Dennis Hartman, co-owned Crown City Brewery in Pasadena. However, Harding charted his own path, managing restaurants in The South before returning home to the...
Coffee Los Angeles

Interview: LAMILL Coffee founder Craig Min

LAMILL Coffee was one of the forerunners of specialty coffee in Los Angeles. A 20-year-old Craig Min took over a company that his father started, rechristened it in 1999, and has built LAMILL into...
Taiwanese Food Los Angeles

Old Country Cafe Fried Pork Chop (Dose of Vitamin P) [CLOSED]

The exterior is not exactly what anybody would call inviting, with screened windows and a well-worn blue sign, but the Taiwan-style diner called Old Country Cafe remains an enduring classic thanks to their high...