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Pork Los Angeles

Manuela Pork Collar (Dose of Vitamin P)

Culture and cuisine are intertwined at Manuela, a seasonal restaurant from art titans Manuela Wirth and husband Iwan within the airy Hauser, Wirth & Schimmel compound in the DTLA Arts District. Chef Kris Tominaga...
Pork Chops Los Angeles

Mardi Pork Chops (Dose of Vitamin P)

Pork chops, as in more than one? This must be a misprint. How could one plate be so giving? Mardi, a refined, open-air restaurant with black and white checked flooring and plenty of plantlife...
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The Hart & The Hunter Pork Collar (Dose of Vitamin P)

Co-founding chef Kris Tominaga recently returned to The Hart & The Hunter, a Southern meets California café located inside L.A.’s Palihotel. The vibe is very similar to when he cooked alongside Brian Dunsmoor (Hatchet...
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The Hart + The Hunter (Brunch): Expanding Cal-Southern Repertoire in West Hollywood [CLOSED]

It’s not exactly like The Hart + The Hunter chef-owners Brian Dunsmoor + Kris Tominaga were tentative out of the gate. Hell, their opening dinner menu at West Hollywood’s Palihotel included a dish of...
Pork Chop Los Angeles

The Hart + The Hunter Pork Chop (Dose of Vitamin P) [CLOSED]

The Hart + The Hunter is one of L.A.’s newest restaurants to capture my attention. Since the Cali-Southern spot resides in a hotel (West Hollywood’s Palihotel, to be specific), talented chef-owners Brian Dunsmoor +...
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Interview: chefs Brian Dunsmoor + Kris Tominaga (The Hart + the Hunter)

Initially, Brian Dunsmoor and Kris Tominaga were key players in a very Venetian story. The chefs met while cooking at Joe’s Restaurant on Abbot Kinney Boulevard. Dunsmoor was the daytime sous chef, and Tominaga...