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The first thing you should know about Animal is that it is practically a shrine to bacon, which appears everywhere on the short, seasonal menu, up to and including a chocolate... More »
The menu at Baco Mercat reads almost like a graduate exam in culinary poststructuralism, mixing flavors from Italy, France and western China, Georgia (U.S.) and Georgia... More »
Creator of the most-imitated Los Angeles dish since Nancy Silverton reinvented an obscure Piedmontese dessert called panna cotta, Sang Yoon is the baron of the... More »
The billboard-size photographs of Cate Blanchett and George Clooney are a bit much. But at Cut, Wolfgang Puck's gleaming-white temple of steakhouse cuisine in the... More »
Foundry, a Melrose supper club run by Patina alum Eric Greenspan, is as relaxed as a place with a $80 tasting menu can be, with a spacious patio, a dining room... More »
Sometimes a burger and fries is enough to sustain you through a night of serious drinking, and sometimes it's got to be boozy bacon prunes. It is at those latter times... More »
Distinguished yet casual, this Belgian beer cafe fits in comfortably in the Warehouse District downtown. At the base of the looming lofts converted from toy factories, the... More »
An entree of turnips and brown rice sounds vaguely like something you'd get for lunch at a very austere, vegan yoga retreat. It does not sound like the basis for a dish that's capable of stunning a pair of seasoned restaurant writers. Yet there I was with a fellow food writer, sitting in front of a plate of turnips and brown rice, slightly awestruck. Ten minutes later, we were still talking...
On the somewhat barren corner of Broadway and Olympic, under a giant light-up sign for a next-door business advertising "hostess dancing," sits Alma. Stepping into the restaurant — with its plain storefront and nondescript, hard-to-see...
You tend to hear two things about Father's Office, Sang Yoon's beer bar and gastropub (some say the original L.A. gastropub): The burger is good and the seating system is bad. Both of these things are true. The burger, with its caramelized onions, Gruyere and Maytag blue cheese, bacon, arugula and tomato compote, is a meaty boom of flavor. The seating system, in which you...
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