August 21, 2013 | 1:31 am
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Katsuji Tanabe is the onion of kosher chefs-- every time you think you've figured him out, you find there;'s a whole other layer.
Tonight Katsuji held a party at the Mexican Consulate near downtown Los Angeles to screen the episode of the Food Network show, "Chopped!" on which he... read on
August 2, 2013 | 11:27 am
Wild salmon season is here.
That means we have hit the ethical food sweetspot, where the most sustainable overlaps with the most delicious. Add one more circle to the Venn diagram-- it's kosher!-- and you have a Foodaism trifecta in our home. From June to September, we eat... read on
July 25, 2013 | 11:26 am
I walked into Barnyard with a chip on my shoulder.
Barnyard is the new Venice restaurant from Chef Jesse Barber. It's very New Venice: farm-to-table food, hot chef with even hotter resume (Tasting Kitchen, French Laundry), local beers, wines that appear on no wine Apps, and of... read on
July 17, 2013 | 3:22 pm
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Last night after seeing a movie at what seems to be the cultural center of West Los Angeles Jewish life — the Landmark Theatres at the Westside Pavilion — we walked over to the new Lenny's Deli.
Lenny's filled the void left by Juniors — and I'm talking about a literal void.... read on