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Chef Los Angeles

Interview: chef Charles Olalia (Ma’am Sir + Ricebar)

Charles Olalia is a talented chef with fine-dining background who downsized after leading teams at top L.A. kitchens like Patina and Mar’sel. Now he’s combining his Filipino heritage with finely honed technique at his...
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2015 Top 10 Los Angeles Pork Dishes

Every Tuesday, the Food GPS Dose of Vitamin P column celebrates my favorite pork dish from the previous week. It was the best year for pork since I moved to town in 1999, making...
Sausage Los Angeles

RiceBar Pork Longganisa Sausage (Dose of Vitamin P) [CLOSED]

RiceBar is a modern Filipino rice bowl concept from Santos Uy (Mignon, Papilles) and longtime fine dining Chef Charles Olalia in downtown Los Angeles. It’s amazing all they’re able to accomplish in a space the...