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Hot Meat: Eat Beef Tongue 10 Ways in LA (Aug. 25,...
Tongue is tender. Of course, you want good tongue-to-tongue — for The Huffington Post. Photo: SinoSoul Featuring L’Epicerie Market, 9900 Culver Blvd., Culver City and … Ramen Bull at Breadbar, 8718 West Third Street, Mid-City West Read the full article here.
LA Date Night: Pizza & A Headstand -- The Perfect...
How to ask out that girl in the expensive yoga pants — for The Huffington Post. Photo: SinoSoul Featuring the Bloomsdale Spinach & Purple Kale Pizza at Stella Rossa Pizza Bar, 2000 Main Street, Santa Monica Read the full article here.
What LA Does With Its Lemons: Lemonade 5 Ways...
Lemonade with sour sass (five of ‘em) — for The Huffington Post. Featuring frozen mint lemonade at Yuko Kitchen, 5484 Wilshire Blvd., Miracle Mile Read the full article here.
The Unfried Doughnuts That Fōnuts Will Finally...
Expecting a donut-doughnut? Well, don’t. These are faux doughnuts — for The Huffington Post. Featuring the Lemon at Fōnuts, 8104 West Third Street, West Mid-City … and a beautiful iced latte of LaMill espresso. Read the full article here. (x to Waylynn Lucas — former pastry chef of The Bazaar — and Nancy Truman!) When Waylynn isn’t eating a fōnut,...
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Power Rankings: LA Hotel Food That Doesn't Suck...
If it’s just called “The Restaurant,” don’t do it — for The Huffington Post. Featuring The Bazaar by Jose Andres at SLS Hotel, 465 S. La Cienega Blvd., Beverly Hills From #12 to #1 — read the full article here.
LA Date Night: Dinner & A Movie With Tim Burton at...
LACMA land and Burton’s beautiful brain — for The Huffington Post. Featuring Ray’s and Stark Bar, 5905 Wilshire Blvd., Miracle Mile Read the full article here.
LA Date Night: Do You Know About The 108 Flavors...
Yeah, even boozy bread pudding — for The Huffington Post. Featuring Schulzies, 1827 Ocean Front Walk, Venice There’s more about Venice, too. Read the full article here.
Yeah, I Want This Goldfish Bowl That's Shaped Like...
It’s $450, but it’s more adorable than the condo.
Travel: LA Confidential With Natalie Imbruglia...
You remember the lyrics to “Torn,” of course. Natalie Imbruglia is living in LA now, getting back to “the organic joy of songwriting again” and look, she’s quite the Angeleno already — for Marie Claire Magazine (Australia). Featuring The Spare Room, Eveleigh, The Way We Wore and more. Read the full article here.
LA's Oysters Served 5 Weird Ways (Aug. 5, 2011)
If an oyster is not served raw, it is, by default, weird. But! It still can be good … — for The Huffington Post (on National Oyster Day). Unfortunately, not featuring Picca’s Oysters a la Calacha (above) — the little bivalves are pan-fried, too, which is the proper way to fry an oyster, by the by. I’m in the Picca family now, and thus, cannot write wild, seductive...
LA Date Night: First, Three-Course Dessert; Then,...
Must it be forbidden to eat dessert first? — for The Huffington Post. Featuring Dominick’s, 8714 Beverly Blvd., West Hollywood Read the full article here.
July's Best New Restaurants: 5 To Try (Aug. 3,...
LA isn’t through with its pizza, sausages or “porky goodness” — for The Huffington Post. Featuring Flying Pig Cafe, 141 S. Central Ave., Little Tokyo Read the full article here.
Why The Spare Room's Nantucket Sounds Is The It...
Let’s be real: There’s homemade spiced ginger sorbet in this drink — for The Huffington Post. Featuring Naomi Schimek’s Nantucket Sound at The Spare Room, 7000 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood Read the full interview with Naomi here (including recipe!).