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Quesadilla Los Angeles

BäcoShop Cheese Melt (Food of the Week)

When I first learned about Josef Centeno’s bäco, he was beta testing his taco flatbread mash-up on Tuesday nights at Opus, an avant garde restaurant in the Wiltern Theatre’s shadow. At that point, the...
Train Station Los Angeles

Culver City, Leo V Ursus + A Galaxy of L.A. Beer

Culver City may not have breweries within its bounds (yet), but if you get off the Expo Line at the Culver City station, you can easily find good beer at multiple stops within minutes...
Crab Los Angeles

Crab Cake LA Maryland Blue Crab (Food of the Week)

If Marylanders routinely eat like they do at Crab Cake LA, I was clearly born in the wrong state. On July 31, renowned Maryland chefs Michael Voltaggio, Bryan Voltaggio, Duff Goldman, and D.C. born...
Toast Los Angeles

Hatchet Hall Chicken Liver (Food of the Week)

My Halloween dinner at Hatchet Hall in Culver City was all treats, no tricks. My wife, friends and I took another crack at Chef Brian Dunsmoor’s delectable Pork Chop, but nothing could prepare us...
Pork Chop Los Angeles

Hatchet Hall Pork Chop (Dose of Vitamin P)

Hatchet Hall, the “rustic, wood-fired American” restaurant from chef Brian Dunsmoor, Jonathan Strader, Louie Ryan and Netty Ryan, is off to a hot start in Culver City. The name refers to the home of...
Coffee Los Angeles

Cognoscenti Coffee Spicy Chile Mocha (Drink of the Week)

Nothing is set in stone at Cognoscenti Coffee, the burgeoning specialty coffee chain from Yeekai Lim that shares Proof Bakery’s marble counter and now operates in the Chinatown outpost of Scoops ice cream shop,...