Tag Archive: walter manzke

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

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

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

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