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Croissant Los Angeles

Petit Trois Le Valley Chocolate Croissant (Food of the Week)

Petit Trois Le Valley is the more spacious Sherman Oaks spinoff of a Hollywood hit from chef Ludo Lefebvre, his wife/marketing mastermind Krissy, and their accomplished chef-partners Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo. The bistro...
Ice Cream Los Angeles

Wanderlust Creamery Avocado Toastada (Food of the Week)

Avocado toast has become a played out parody of L.A. cuisine. Most versions can be made simply at home for a fraction of the cost, assuming brave culinarians can avoid the perils of avocado...
Dessert Los Angeles

Croft Alley at The Standard Passion Fruit Panna Cotta (Food of the Week)

When The Standard, Hollywood, first opened in 1999, the Sunset Strip hotel was a hotspot for the poolside scene, lobby-based DJ, and bikini-clad women lounging in a fish tank behind the reception desk. Nearly...
Mexican Food Los Angeles

Mariscos El Bigotón Pastelaso (Food of the Week)

El bigotón is a man with a big mustache, and Edgar Sanchez’s grandfather fits the description. A logo depicting an anchor with a thick mustache and nautical knot honors his nickname at Mariscos El...
Oysters Los Angeles

Miyabi Uni Miyabi Oysters (Food of the Week)

On social media and media coverage, sea urchin has become glamorized as an “it” ingredient in Los Angeles. Instagram posts starring uni are practically guaranteed to see a bump in likes, and chefs Isao...
Pasta Los Angeles

Felix Trattoria Strascinati (Food of the Week)

Rains must have thinned out the crowds, but more than a dozen people were still waiting for Felix Trattoria to open at 5:30 p.m. Evan Funke and business partner Janet Zuccarini have made their...