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Bacon Los Angeles

Native Farmhouse Bacon

The return of chef Nyesha Arrington to a Westside kitchen has been triumphant. At Wilshire in Santa Monica and Leona in Venice, she already proved to be one of L.A.’s leading practitioners of seasonal,...
Oxtail Los Angeles

Leona Braised Oxtail [CLOSED]

Famed New York City based chef Marcus Samuelsson appeared at Leona in support of Red Rooster Cookbook, cooking alongside Nyesha Arrington, who Samuelsson called “the future.” Arrington’s star continues to rise in L.A., progressing...
Brunch Los Angeles

Leona California Benedict [CLOSED]

Nyesha Arrington and business partners Kristian and Breegan Vallas. Leona, which is the former name of Washington Boulevard, promises to display the “Mosaic of the Golden State” for locals, beachgoers and tourists alike. This...
Food Festival Hawaii

Hawaii Food & Wine Festival: 2013 Highlights

Food fiends flocked to the Hawaii Convention Center rooftop. Hawaii Food & Wine Festival co-founder Alan Wong said that they designed the “Taste Our Love For the Land” event to place a “spotlight on...
Chef Los Angeles

Interview: chef Nyesha Arrington (Wilshire Restaurant)

Nyesha Arrington is SoCal to the core, born in Gardena and raised in the high desert of Lancaster. She attended the Art Institute of Los Angeles before gravitating to L.A.’s Westside. Arrington worked for...
Steak Los Angeles

Strause, Lee, Chacker and Citrin bring Caché to Santa Monica [CLOSED]

Josiah Citrin, the lauded chef-owner of Mélisse, is once again expanding his horizons beyond fine dining. He previously partnered with JiRaffe owner Raphael Lunetta on Lemon Moon. Now Citrin and protégée Nyesha Arrington are...