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Food Entrepreneur California

Interview: Anya Fernald (Belcampo Meat Co. + Home Cooked)

In the past decade, Anya Fernald has become a force for sustainability in California. Starting in 2006, she was Slow Food Nation executive director, working alongside Alice Waters to celebrate “slow food,” an effort...
Craft Beer California

Tom McCormick from the CCBA, Beachwood + Beer Camp 2016

With the California Craft Beer Summit on the horizon for early September, it was time to check in with Tom McCormick, California Craft Brewers Association (CCBA) Executive Director, to ask a few questions about...
Coffee California

Interview: Philz Coffee owners Phil Jaber + Jacob Jaber

Phil Jaber and son Jacob have taken Philz Coffee from a single unit in San Francisco’s Mission district to a California coffee power with stores in Washington, D.C. Philz eschews espresso in favor of...
Brunch Los Angeles

Leona California Benedict (Food of the Week) [CLOSED]

Nyesha Arrington and business partners Kristian and Breegan Vallas. Leona, which is the former name of Washington Boulevard, promises to display the “Mosaic of the Golden State” for locals, beachgoers and tourists alike. This...
Avocado Los Angeles

Maude Restaurant Avocado with Caviar (Food of the Week)

Maude Restaurant is the Beverly Hills jewel box of a restaurant from chef Curtis Stone. The name honors his grandmother, who appears in a photo from her wedding day on the open kitchen counter....
Top 10 California

10 Great California Barleywines

Before I make my California barleywine choices clear, here’s a little history to muddle up the picture. Barleywine as a style unto its own has both evolved and changed course since its first tentative...