Tag Archive: chefs

The Taste Returns to Paramount Studios September 4-6

  The Los Angeles Times’ food festival, The Taste, returns Labor Day weekend, September 4-6. The event features five events over three days starting with opening night.   Opening Night features the best… Continue reading

Chefs VS Bloggers Recap

from L-R: Brook Burton-Lutton, Amanda Baumgarten, Mark Peel, Kat Odell, Darnell Holloway The Western Foodservice and Hospitality Expo is a mecca of panels, samples and wares for sale. One such panel, Chefs versus… Continue reading

Service & Tipping- Ever a Thorny Issue

A few months ago, Jonathan Gold, local foodie god, wrote a discourse on how much to tip. It boiled down to 20% each and every time. Most people disagreed with this stating tipping… Continue reading

Taste of the Nation Recap

Yesterday, I attended my first Taste of the Nation event. I had no idea what to really expect. I knew there were over 40 chefs from celebrated LA restaurants and that it was… Continue reading