Tag Archive: chefs

LA Loves Alex’s Lemonade Returns Saturday, September 12

  LA Loves Alex’s Lemonade, the all-star food festival and charity event, returns Saturday, September 12. Tickets are now on sale for one of my favorite food fests. Last year, Alex’s Lemonade made… Continue reading

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