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West Hollywood: Chef Ricardo Zarate is Back with Rosaline Restaurant

  I have been following the career of Chef Ricardo Zarate since his days at Mochica at the Mercado La Paloma. I was super bummed when he left Picca and have been anticipating… Continue reading

Mid-City: Brunch by Chef Ricardo Zarate at Smoke.Oil.Salt

  Recently Smoke.Oil.Salt‘s opening chef left and now Chef Ricardo Zarate (formerly Picca, Mo-Chica, Paiche) is consulting on the menu. SOS just launched Sunday brunch and I headed over to check it out.… Continue reading

The Minty’s Best 2017 Meals

  In 2017, I had a lot of wonderful meals. Some so memorable, I want to build a time machine to go back to that meal. Here’s a list of my faves this… Continue reading

LA Food & Wine Returns August 24-27

  Los Angeles Food and Wine returns this week, August 24-27, ┬áto Downtown Los Angeles and Santa Monica. The annual event also has a number of lunches on Friday around town. Plus this… Continue reading

Upcoming Food Festivals in April

        Masters of Taste, Pasadena At the Rose Bowl, the inaugural food festival, Masters of Taste will benefit Union Station Homeless Services. There will be 40 restaurants and 25 breweries,… Continue reading

Cochon 555 Comes to the Viceroy in Santa Monica on Sunday, March 29

  Cochon 555 comes back to Los Angeles March 27-29. The food competition has been touring the country picking chef winners to compete in the finals where they will be crowned the King… Continue reading

Tacolandia 2014 Comes to DTLA on June 28

    Tacolandia moves from Hollywood to Downtown Los Angeles this year. The all-tacos fest takes place 3-7 PM at El Pueblo de Los Angeles on June 28th. There will be over 40… Continue reading

Marina del Rey: Dinner and Cocktails at Paiche

Paiche just opened in Marina del Rey and I swung by a couple of weeks ago to check out dinner and drinks. Paiche from the chef Ricardo Zarate is billed as a Peruvian… Continue reading

LA Fried Chicken Fest Recap

A few months ago, someone asked me why comfort food was such a big thing in the States right now. I have a theory that with the bad economy, people were less focused… Continue reading

The New Mo-Chica in Downtown

  Mo-Chica from Chef Ricardo Zarate opened yesterday in Downtown Los Angeles. The Peruvian restaurant moved from its previous digs by USC to the new “Restaurant Row” on 7th Street. It’s exciting they’re… Continue reading