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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...
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How Los Angeles Chefs + Restaurateurs Stay Eco-Friendly

The environment has never been under more duress. With that in mind, leading chefs and restaurateurs are taking sustainable steps to benefit their businesses, diners, and the greater community. I recently asked nine chefs...
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2014 Pebble Beach Food & Wine: Food Highlights

Pebble Beach Food & Wine, the luxurious four-day festival from Coastal Luxury Management and Food & Wine magazine, drew dozens of talented chefs from across the United States. Here are some of the memorable...
Chef Los Angeles

Interview: chef Jon Shook (Animal, Son of a Gun + Trois Mec)

Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo moved to L.A. from Florida more than a decade ago. Yes, they dabbled in television with the Food Network show, “Two Dudes Catering,” but have since hunkered down and...
Food Event Los Angeles

L.A. Loves Alex’s Lemonade 2013 Shows Big Culinary Love for Charity

L.A. Loves Alex’s Lemonade returned to Culver City on September 28. Suzanne Goin (Lucques, A.O.C., Tavern), chef/husband David Lentz (The Hungry Cat) and business partner Caroline Styne welcomed more than two-dozen nationally renowned chefs...
Pork Chop Los Angeles

Animal Pork Chop (Dose of Vitamin P)

There aren’t many apples that get eight-page spreads in The New Yorker, but SweeTango managed to pull off that feat in 2011 thanks to writer John Seabrook’s article. To help continue their forward momentum,...