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Peruvian Drink Los Angeles

Mamacita Peruvian Cantina Cebada (Drink of the Week) [CLOSED]

Chef Ricardo Zarate and Culinary Lab partners made the most of lagtime leading up to Rosaliné’s long-awaited opening in West Hollywood. Zarate had been using a fourth-floor space in Hollywood & Highland as a...
Peruvian Food Los Angeles

Paiche Quinoa Con Alverjitas (Food of the Week) [CLOSED]

dineLA’s Restaurant Week was a great excuse to take some mid-day breathers and enjoy multi-course lunches with friends, which pretty much never happens during the week. I’d been meaning to get back to Paiche,...
Cocktail Los Angeles

Picca Peach Don’t Kill My Vibe Cocktail (Drink of the Week) [CLOSED]

Julian Cox, the talented bartender who oversees more bar programs than there are days in the week, created a Peach Don’t Kill My Vibe cocktail at Picca for summer. I was surprised to see...
Restaurant Sign Los Angeles

Takatis: Wood-Fired Pollo and Peruvian Flavor in Van Nuys

Downtown’s California Plaza was the last place I expected to find a business card promoting a Peruvian restaurant in distant Van Nuys, but Starry Kitchen co-owner Nguyen Tran is a vocal supporter of the...
Chefs Los Angeles

Ceviche Nights: Ricardo Zarate + Josiah Citrin Uni Night

For the “Ceviche Nights” dinner series, chef Ricardo Zarate, business partner Stephane Bombet and Food GPS invite some of L.A.’s best chefs into the kitchen at Zarate’s downtown restaurant Mo-chica. “Ceviche Nights” previews Paichẽ,...
Restaurant Los Angeles

Mo-Chica Peruvian Ingredient Showcase + Paiche Preview

Mo-chica 2.0, a more fashionable, ambitious upgrade of the Mercado La Paloma original from chef Ricardo Zarate and business partner Stephane Bombet, hosted a complimentary lunch for media types on October 9. Their goal...