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Restaurant Week Los Angeles

Top Picks for dineLA’s Restaurant Week (Winter 2014)

dineLA’s Restaurant Week returns for the first time in 2014 from January 20-31, featuring over 300 options. Restaurants that do it right repeatedly include Craft, Fogo de Chao, and Lawry’s. You’ll be happy if...
Communal Table Los Angeles

11 Top Los Angeles Restaurant Communal Tables

Communal dining is making a big impact on America’s great food cities. Plates have become more shareable and are often served family style, so why not have the dining experience be a group activity,...
Bartender Los Angeles

Top Selling Cocktails at Los Angeles Bars (Part 2)

I asked 8 prominent L.A. bartenders one question: “What’s your best selling cocktail, and why do you think that’s the case?” Their responses provide insight about both clientele and bar programs, just as they...
Bartender Los Angeles

Interview: bartender Jaymee Mandeville (Drago Centro)

Jaymee Mandeville didn’t immediately choose bartending for her career, but she eventually embraced the industry, and now thrives. The one-time law student worked in entertainment as a Miramax contract administrator and after that, a...
Italian Restaurant Los Angeles

Drago Centro Introduces Eat & Run Menu

Drago Centro is Celestino Drago’s latest contribution to the L.A. dining scene, a modern glass-fronted restaurant that draws downtown bankers like bulls to red capes. Chef de Cuisine Ian Gresik helms the Italian kitchen...
Pork Los Angeles

Drago Centro Pork Belly (Dose of Vitamin P)

Drago Centro is Celestino Drago’s latest contribution to the L.A. dining scene, a modern glass-fronted restaurant that draws downtown bankers like bulls to red capes. Ian Gresik helms the Italian kitchen on a daily...