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Sriracha Los Angeles

2014 L.A. Sriracha Festival Recap + Slideshow

The Sriracha Cookbook and Food GPS produced the second annual L.A. Sriracha Festival at Chinatown’s Central Plaza on October 19, featuring top chefs and benefiting Food Forward, a local charity whose mission is to...
Sriracha Poster Los Angeles

L.A. Sriracha Festival Celebrates Iconic Hot Sauce in Chinatown

This chef-driven, all-inclusive, 21+ event from The Sriracha Cookbook and Food GPS spotlights the world’s most iconic hot sauce at a unique, historical venue. Multiple stations allow guests to enjoy a variety of Sriracha-themed...
Sriracha Los Angeles

2013 L.A. Sriracha Festival Recap + Slideshow

October 27 proved to be an especially incendiary day in the downtown L.A. Arts District as I had the pleasure of working with good friend Randy Clemens, author of The Sriracha Cookbook and The...
Thai Food Los Angeles

Jitlada Kua Kling Omelet

“And it burns, burns, burns, the ring of fire.” On days I eat at Jitlada, the fiery Southern Thai restaurant from Suthiporn “Tui” Sungkamee and sister Sarintip “Jazz” Singsanong, Johnny Cash’s famous lyrics could...
Thai Food Los Angeles

Jitlada: Building Spicy Southern Thai Encyclopedia in L.A.

When Chef Tui Sungkamee introduces new southern Thai dishes at the Hollywood restaurant he owns with sister Jazz Singsanong, it’s an event. Based on two January visits, I didn’t think Jitlada had very much...
Thai Food Los Angeles

Jitlada: Translating Southern Thai Vision to East Hollywood

Jitlada was the talk of Thai Town for almost two decades. The restaurant suffered from a culinary coma in the years leading up to March 2006, when Chef Tui Sungkamee and younger sister Jazz...