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Zach Pollack


Which Podcasts Do L.A. Chefs Download?

I recently asked 10 leading L.A. chefs, “Which podcasts do you listen to and what do you like about them?” Learn what they listen to at home, while commuting, working out, or on the...
Pork Los Angeles

Alimento Pork Shank

When people think of Italian cuisine, pork shank may not immediately come to mind, but the pairing may soon become synonymous in L.A. thanks to Zach Pollack and Alimento. The young chef was inspired...
Chef Los Angeles

Who Makes Great Los Angeles Chefs Nervous?

Leading chefs must have composure in their kitchens in order to turn out consistently great food. However, they can still get rattled. I recently asked 10 of L.A.’s best chefs, Who was the last...
Pork Los Angeles

Alimento Pig in a Blanket

It took Sotto co-owner Zach Pollack to reinvigorate a space near the Silver Lake Reservoir that last served food in 2008. The chef and L.A. native, who helped distinguish the Beverlywood restaurant as a...
Mexican Food Los Angeles

Los Angeles Chefs Share Recent Inspiration

Since so few Los Angeles menus are fixed, I checked in with 10 local chefs to see what’s been motivating them, asking a single question: What’s the most recent dish you created for the...
Food Event Los Angeles

L.A. Loves Alex’s Lemonade 2013 Shows Big Culinary Love for Charity

L.A. Loves Alex’s Lemonade returned to Culver City on September 28. Suzanne Goin (Lucques, A.O.C., Tavern), chef/husband David Lentz (The Hungry Cat) and business partner Caroline Styne welcomed more than two-dozen nationally renowned chefs...