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Chefs Los Angeles

Interview: Sonoko Sakai (Common Grains)

Freelance food writer, filmmaker and event programmer Sonoko Sakai hails from Tokyo and recently produced Common Grains, a roster of events that spotlight Japanese culture and grain education, on behalf of the Japanese Ministry...
Bartenders Los Angeles

Julian Cox Jamon Iberico Old Fashioned

On July 1, Rivera bartender Julian Cox, one of the kings of the DTLA cocktail scene, shared his skills with Westsiders at BREADBAR Century City. He and fiancée Kristina Howald made eight cocktails for...
Pop-Up Los Angeles

Around The World in Eight Dishes with Walter Manzke

For one night, Angelenos were able to put a stop to guessing where former Church & State chef Walter Manzke would cook next. The humble culinary heavyweight resurfaced at BREADBAR Century City for the...
Sandwich Los Angeles

Walter Manzke Pig’s Feet “Banh Mi”

On June 24, humble culinary heavyweight Walter Manzke resurfaced at BREADBAR Century City for the first anniversary of the company’s “Hatchi” series. He took the sold-out crowd on a tour “Around The World in...
Modern Deli

Cooperstein Delivers Deli 2010 to Hatchi

BREADBAR co-owner Ali Chalabi and “Chief Gastronomy Officer” Noriyuki Sugie supply inventive chefs with a Century City stage at their monthly “Hatchi Series.” The series is less than a year old, and SBE has...
Peruvian Food Los Angeles

Mo-Chica @ Hatchi

BREADBAR co-owner Ali Chalabi and chef Noriyuki Sugie have made repeated efforts to give inventive chefs a stage with their monthly “Hatchi Series.” On January 28, lauded Mo-Chica chef-owner Ricardo Zarate took to the...