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Chef Los Angeles

Which Sport Teams Do Leading Chefs Cheer?

At L.A. Loves Alex’s Lemonade, which raised $1 million to battle childhood cancer, I asked 19 participating chefs, If you could only root for one sports team, what would it be and why? David...
Chef Los Angeles

Firing Squad: Why Los Angeles Chefs Let People Go

At Pebble Beach Food & Wine, I asked six chefs a cautionary question: “The last person that you fired, what did they do, or not do, to warrant it?” Their answers might surprise you....
Pacific Ocean View

2014 Pebble Beach Food & Wine: Food Highlights

Pebble Beach Food & Wine, the luxurious four-day festival from Coastal Luxury Management and Food & Wine magazine, drew dozens of talented chefs from across the United States. Here are some of the memorable...
Pork Los Angeles

Ford’s Filling Station 5th Anniversary Roast Pig (Dose of Vitamin P)

The e-vite to Ford’s Filling Station 5th Anniversary party certainly bode well. It featured a piglet leaping off a short pier into a pond strewn with water lilies. At the bottom, just above the...
Chef Los Angeles

Eat Like a Chef: Home Cooking in Los Angeles

I recently asked 10 top L.A. chefs, “What’s a go-to dish when you’re cooking at home?” and “What’s the key to making a great version of that dish?” Their responses might surprise you and...
Beer And Cheese Pairing

Cowgirl Creamery + Lagunitas @ Ford’s Filling Station

In Los Angeles, more people than ever are staging beer and cheese pairings, so it’s become increasingly difficult for the events to stand out. Given that, the powers that be at Ford’s Filling Station...