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Cooks County

Restaurant Los Angeles

Chefs Leave, Then What?

Chefs leave. It’s inevitable. They leave to open their own restaurants. They’re fired. They leave the industry entirely. In the past two years, some of my favorite chefs have left L.A. restaurants. Since I’m...
Fried Chicken Sandwich Los Angeles

Top Los Angeles Fried Chicken Sandwiches

We get it. Angelenos have a steady supply of pristine, seasonal produce at their disposal, but sometimes, it’s more satisfying to opt for comfort food that may not be local, organic, or sustainable, but...
Pork Los Angeles

Cooks County Pork Porterhouse (Dose of Vitamin P) [CLOSED]

Chef Daniel Mattern and the wood-burning grill at Cooks County join forces to create magic. Every meal I enjoy at the Mid-City restaurant he runs with Roxana Jullapat, Claudio Blotta and Adria Tennor Blotta...
BLT Los Angeles

Top Los Angeles BLTs: Bacon, Lettuce and Tomato Sandwiches

The combination of salty bacon, crisp lettuce, juicy tomato and warm, toasted bread may seem simple, but the BLT sandwich can be one of lunch’s greatest pleasures. Of course, for some chefs, those three...

2014 Father’s Day CollaBREWtive Brunch Recap + Slideshow

For the second straight year, I had the pleasure of co-producing the Father’s Day CollaBREWtive Brunch with Firestone Walker Brewing Co.. This year’s event took place on June 14 at Tiato in Santa Monica,...
Culinary Event Los Angeles

2014 Father’s Day CollaBREWtive Brunch: Showcasing Collective Talents of L.A.’s Finest Breweries, Coffee Roasters and Chefs

On Saturday, June 14 at Tiato in Santa Monica from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Firestone Walker Brewing Co. and Food GPS present the second annual Father’s Day CollaBREWtive Brunch, which features an expanded...