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Chef Los Angeles

Interview: chef Jon Yao (Kato Restaurant)

Jon Yao grew up in the eastern San Gabriel Valley town of Walnut and has channeled Taiwanese-American upbringing and uniquely Angeleno influences into his personal cooking. He launched tiny Kato in the back corner...
Breweries Southern California

New Breweries to Visit in 2019, Dream of Barleywine + Plan 9 from Eagle Rock

At the end of 2018, I finally visited Liberation Brewing. I highlighted six upcoming breweries in April of last year and with that last taster flight (OK, two taster flights), I had ticked all...
Restaurant Week Los Angeles

Top dineL.A. Lunch + Dinner Picks for Winter 2019

dineL.A. returns from January 11 – 25, featuring over 400 high-value, prix fixe options for lunch and dinner. American Express once again sponsors an Exclusive Series of restaurants serving deluxe menus that start at...
Cocktail Los Angeles

Breva Maré Gintonico (Drink of the Week)

Lauded chef Casey Lane, best known for Italian food, takes on Spanish cuisine at Breva in downtown L.A.’s recently renovated Hotel Figueroa. To complement the bold food, decorated bar star Dushan Zaric collaborated with...
Best Beers 2018

Best Beers of 2018, Fair State + NYE with ABC

For my annual “Best of” list, I have decided to change it up (yes, again). For 2018, I am breaking my list into five style categories with two picks apiece. I felt that I...
Sandwich Los Angeles

BäcoShop Roast Pork Trompo (Dose of Vitamin P)

It’s ironic that chef Josef Centeno’s new roast pork trompo at BäcoShop in downtown Culver City features “Uyghur spices.” The Muslim minority, which China continues to persecute in Xinjiang province, would never eat pork....