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Interview: Restaurateur Michael McCarty on 40 Years of Michael’s Santa Monica

Michael McCarty opened Michael’s Santa Monica in 1979, helping to signal the rise of seasonal California cuisine, which predated the debut of the nearby Santa Monica Farmers Market by two years. He followed that...
Craft Beer New York City

New York, New York Craft Beer, Sixpoint not Five + NYC Blogs

Welcome to the all New York City edition of Brew & You! But this is a Los Angeles focused column, you say? True but in the past year, Eagle Rock Brewery has collaborated with...
Craft Beer Brooklyn

Let’s Get to the Sixpoint + Shake Shack

The Brewer’s star from the Sixpoint Brewery cans is now shining on Los Angeles as the Red Hook, Brooklyn, New York based brewery has started distributing to the City of Angels. There was no...
Coffee New York City

Toby’s Estate Geisha Coffee (Drink of the Week)

Toby’s Estate coffee roaster Deaton Pigot, previously with Intelligentsia Los Angeles, mailed me two bags of premium Panamanian Geisha coffee. Hacienda La Esmeralda is the best known example of the prized coffee varietal, but...
Chef New York City

Interview: chef Abram Bissell (The NoMad)

Abram Bissell is a native of the Florida Keys who worked in Boston at L’Espalier before shifting his attention to New York. He rose up the ranks at Eleven Madison Park and is now...
Chef New York City

Interview: chef Matthew Lightner (Atera)

Cooking has allowed Nebraska native Matthew Lightner to travel the globe. His career has included stints in Spain, Cophenhagen and Portland. In 2011, Lightner teamed with Jodi Richard to open Atera in Manhattan, and...