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Market Los Angeles

Short Order: New Americana at L.A.’s Original Farmers Market [CLOSED]

The Original Farmers Market has been an iconic L.A. destination since 1934, but it took the combined efforts of restaurateur Bill Chait, the late Amy Pressman, her longtime friend Nancy Silverton, and executive chef...
Mexican Food Los Angeles

Petty Cash Taqueria Cook Ranch Pork Ceviche (Dose of Vitamin P)

Do you remember the days when ceviche was confined to seafood in Los Angeles? Me neither. I was lucky enough to have a front row seat for ceviche variations featuring beef and duck at...
Burger Los Angeles

Short Order Benedict Burger (Dose of Vitamin P) [CLOSED]

When Nancy Silverton, her late friend and fellow chef Amy Pressman, and business partner Bill Chait first set out to redefine the modern L.A. burger destination with Short Order/strong>, brunch was not the main...
Latin Restaurant Los Angeles

Rivera (Conexiones): A River Runs Through Latin America [CLOSED]

When chef John Rivera Sedlar opened Rivera with Bill Chait and designer Eddie Sotto in January 2009, their pan-Latin concept signaled a quantum leap forward for the downtown dining scene. Restaurant critic S. Irene...
Restaurant Los Angeles

Pressman, Silverton and Chait Place Short Order at Farmers Market

A buzz has been building ever since chef Amy Pressman and Mozza chef-owner Nancy Silverton co-hosted a special dinner last August at Canele, where they featured a grass-fed hamburger. Silverton, Pressman and restaurateur Bill...
Restaurant Los Angeles

Previewing Rivera Restaurant [CLOSED]

I first met John Rivera Sedlar on July 18 at East LA Meets Napa, a fundraiser outside Union Station to benefit AltaMed Health Services Corporation. He was dispensing cups of Donaji, an ancient Meso-American...