Tag Archives: food trends

Locavore heaven at Artisanal LA

Artisanal LA was a weekend long event with community shopping and tasting experience showcasing the city’s finest local, sustainable and handmade edibles. Taking place downtown at the penthouse of downtown’s historic Cooper Building, the artisanal shopping extravaganza featured dozens of great vendors selling their sauces, rubs, cheeses, chocolates, pies, cookies, unique butters and jams, and […]

Continue Reading

Perspective: What is authentic food?

Can Food Really be Authentic? That was the topic last week at Zocalos Public Square moderated by LA Weekly’s Jonathon Gold. On the panel Nancy Silverton of Mozza, Roy Choi of KoGi, Jimmy Shaw of Loteria Grill, and Sarintip “Jazz” Singsanong of Jitlada. After Gold took entirely too long to introduce each person on the […]

Continue Reading

Zocolo: Can Food Really be Authentic?

On Wednesday, March 11th at 7:30pm, Zocolo brings you Can Food Really be Authentic? moderated by Jonathan Gold. Taking place at the Skirball Cultural Center, the panel will consist of some of Los Angeles’ best-known chefs — including Nancy Silverton of Mozza; Roy Choi of KoGi, and Sarintip “Jazz” Singsanong of Jitlada. Let’s just hope […]

Continue Reading

2008, the year of the Pig

Well it was actually the year of the Rat. But no one wants to eat rat, or with rats, or near a rat for that matter. So I deem 2008 the year of the pig. Not only because I ate like one, but because I also ate more swine this year than most people eat […]

Continue Reading

Taco Tuesday – King Taco

Small plates, recession deals, guest chefs, celeb chefs, pre fixe, two for one, et al, all buzz words to entice people into restaurants these days. But there’s nothing cheaper than a good old fashion LA taco. No celeb chefs, no 3 or 5 course meals here. Just good, honest asada, pastor, and pollo. They’ve been […]

Continue Reading