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Mind of a Chef Ludo

“The Mind of a Chef” Season 5 Stars Chef Ludo Lefebvre

The Mind of a Chef, a popular food series that airs on PBS, selected Ludovic “Ludo” Lefebvre to star in eight episodes of Season 5, which begin airing fall 2016. Since I was one...
Chef Los Angeles

LudoBites 3.0: Roving Culinary Rock Star Pops Up in Culver City

Ludovic “Ludo” Lefebvre has become a rock star in L.A.’s food community. His twin tenures at BREADBAR Los Angeles generated nearly unprecedented adulation from local food bloggers, with many adherents returning for multiple meals...
Chicken Los Angeles

LudoBites: Take 2 on version 2.0 at BREADBAR

At a restaurant, even at a pop-up restaurant like LudoBites, it’s important to see an evolution. The food should taste better and be more refined after several months of tinkering. My last LudoBites experience...
Pork Los Angeles

LudoBites Boudin Noir Terrine (Dose of Vitamin P)

On August 7, renegade French chef Ludovic Lefebvre laid down a challenge to diners on Twitter. Ludo just introduced boudin noir at LudoBites and they weren’t selling, so he wrote, “Hmmm, LA doesn’t like...
Chef Los Angeles

Chef Profile: Ludovic Lefebvre (LudoBites)

Some chefs are satisfied with preparing the same dishes, day after day, with little to no variation. Ludovic “Ludo” Lefebvre is not that chef. The renegade Frenchman recently spent a year in Las Vegas,...
Fried Chicken Los Angeles

Top Fried Chicken in Los Angeles

In honor of National Fried Chicken Day, these unique takes on fried yardbird display L.A.’s geographic and ethnic diversity. The only thing the preparations have in common is that they’re on the bone, utilize...