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Interview: Jiro Dreams of Sushi director David Gelb

In “Jiro Dreams of Sushi,” director David Gelb documents Jiro Ono, the chef-owner of Sukiyabashi Jiro, a subterranean, 10-seat Tokyo restaurant that narrowed its options over the years, now serving nothing but sushi. Jiro...
Food Book

Interview: Meryl Streep, Amy Adams + Nora Ephron on “Julie & Julia”

The “Julie & Julia” tornado touched down in Beverly Hills on July 27. The stars and writer-director were hours away from the film’s West Coast premiere, but Meryl Streep, Amy Adams and Nora Ephron...
Food Book

Julie & Julia Ticket Giveaway

If you live in Los Angeles and want to see “Julie & Julia” for free, Food GPS has 10 pairs of tickets to an advanced screening. If you want a pair of tickets to...
Food Movie Event Los Angeles

“Julie & Julia” Extravaganza at The ArcLight

Blogger gets a book deal. Plenty of my friends daydream about that scenario and have developed concepts they hope are marketable enough to hook book agents and publishers. One hitch: hardly any food bloggers...
Beer Panel Discussion

Beer Wars Premiere @ UCLA

On April 16, Anat Baron premiered her craft beer documentary – “Beer Wars” – at UCLA’s Royce Hall. The event attracted beer luminaries like Stone Brewing Co. co-founder Greg Koch, Dogfish Head brewer Sam...
Coffee Movie

“The Perfect Cappuccino” Screens in Los Feliz

On Sunday, May 3, Amy Ferraris screens “The Perfect Cappuccino” at Los Feliz 3 Cinemas as part of the LA United Film Festival. Her coffee-related documentary is “the story of one woman’s obsession with...