This past Monday, Chef Edouardo Jordan made history at the 2018 James Beard Awards after not only earning the accolade of Best Chef Northwest for his restaurant, Salare, but by becoming the first African American to win Best New Restaurant for his most recent establishment, JuneBaby. Only five black chefs in history have received a … Continue reading Why Edouardo Jordan’s historic James Beard wins are even more impressive than you’re hearing
If you haven’t dodged work for about three hours on a Tuesday afternoon to lounge in the sun-soakedness of Culver City’s Hayden, you should. But you also don’t need to. Because from 11:30 a.m. – 9 p.m., seven days a week, Hayden has wine and waffles for you. The current iteration of the venue is … Continue reading Culver City’s Hayden. Because wine and waffles
Los Angeles County is home to approximately 32,000 Caribbean natives*. All things being relative, it’s not an impressive number. L.A. county’s foreign born population of 3.5 million is nearly two and a half times the next largest county’s – the notorious cultural mosaic of Miami-Dade County Florida. Yet in terms of sheer volume, 23 U.S. … Continue reading Is L.A.’s Caribbean food where it’s supposed to be?
Chef Jose Acevedo’s carnitas go head-to-head with Chef Ray Garcia’s chicharron Continue reading Pork vs. Pork: L.A.’s Mercado and Broken Spanish
A new page with all the best ideas, without all of these WORDS Continue reading Introducing “The List”
We swear, only three have to do with the French Continue reading Five reasons to drink British sparkling wine that aren’t “orgasm.”
From the vibe, to the rum punch, to that hallowed festival bread, the Culver City restaurant is something special. Continue reading Why Janga by Derrick’s is our favorite Caribbean in L.A.
Tips, rules, and principles that would put the most insufferable hipster to shame. Continue reading How to Judge Donuts Like an Asshole
Chef Salimatu Amabebe has lived and cooked all over the world: from New York, to Guatemala, to Berlin. So when I learned that she had taken her unique perspective of vegan cuisine to Nigerian food…in Portland, Oregon??? Well, I just had to reach out and say, “Tell me everything.” Amabebe is a powerful culinary voice … Continue reading Nigerian Vegan Food in Portland? Chef Salimatu Amabebe answers our many, many questions