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Chefs Los Angeles

Interview: Restaurateur Michael McCarty on 40 Years of Michael’s Santa Monica

Michael McCarty opened Michael’s Santa Monica in 1979, helping to signal the rise of seasonal California cuisine, which predated the debut of the nearby Santa Monica Farmers Market by two years. He followed that...
Restaurateurs Los Angeles

Interview: Zoe Nathan + Josh Loeb on Huckleberry 10-Year Anniversary

The seeds for Huckleberry Bakery & Café sprouted in 2008 when pastry chef Zoe Nathan and restaurateur husband Josh Loeb started serving Saturday Morning Breakfasts at sister restaurant Rustic Canyon. Her father would make...
Breweries Southern California

New Breweries to Visit in 2019, Dream of Barleywine + Plan 9 from Eagle Rock

At the end of 2018, I finally visited Liberation Brewing. I highlighted six upcoming breweries in April of last year and with that last taster flight (OK, two taster flights), I had ticked all...
Craft Beer Los Angeles

Calidad, Barrel-Aged + Cellador Tautology

One of the hottest non-IPA trends out there has been the rise of the Mexican lager. Corona especially, but also Modelo and Pacifico seem to grow and grow. A new player is entering this style category,...
Craft Beer San Diego

Reorganizing in a Flash, Saison Ardennes, Belgian Wit + Awkward Anniversary

The story of craft / independent beer is one of growth. Breweries open seemingly every weekend. New taprooms. New can releases. New everywhere you look. As of 2017, the United States was home to...
Craft Beer Los Angeles

Transplants Brewing Turns 2, Ceremony + Anna’s Cider

I finally made a second visit north to Palmdale to join in festivities for the Transplants Brewing second anniversary bash. I was surprised at the variety of beers on offer (32 all told) as...