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First Look at Walter Manzke’s Long Awaited Republique

Years in the making, Chef Walter Manzke’s Republique is now open. My fine dining partner and I made reservations but it turned out the restaurant wasn’t officially open yet.  Luckily for us, the… Continue reading

Hatchi: Around the World with Walter Manzke

I remember the first time I went to a Hatchi event at Breadbar. It was last August for Roberto Cortez’s “Unfamiliar Conflict.” I remember thinking at the time it was an omen they… Continue reading

DTLA: Stu and the Kids Asian Food Festival Returns on August 4

  Stu and the Kids, Flavors of Asia, food festival returns on Sunday, August 4 to Vibiana in Downtown Los Angeles. It’s one of my favorite food festivals and benefits the orphans from… Continue reading

Mid-City: Return to Republique

  I loved Republique when I first went when it opened six years ago. I’ve been terribly remiss in returning. I have always enjoyed Chef Walter Manzke’s food. I am a regular at… Continue reading

LA Food & Wine Returns August 24-27

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

Calendar: Upcoming Food Festivals including Los Angeles Food and Wine, The Taste, Alex’s Lemonade

    Food festival season is upon us! The big one in a couple of weeks is Los Angeles Food and Wine taking over the streets of Downtown Los Angeles. Beginning Thursday, August… 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

Cochon 555 LA Recap, Coming to SF 4/27

  Earlier this year the traveling food festival, Cochon 555, swept into LA (well, Santa Monica) and left a trail of porky goodness. It heads up to San Francisco this Saturday, April 27. Cochon 555 focuses… Continue reading

Mid-City: Checking Out the “Taco Speakeasy” Petty Cash

    When Playa closed a couple of months ago, all I could think was what was going to happen to that beautiful space and lovely garden? Then I heard rumors it was… Continue reading

Tasting & Tweeting: The Use and Abuse of Social Media in Restaurants

Over the weekend, The Taste invaded Beverly Hills, Hollywood and Downtown L.A. I went to 2 of the 9 events. I paid particular attention to a panel presented at the Secrets of the… Continue reading