Getting Lucky(Rice) in the City of Angels

Written by: Becky Tsadik

In advance of this weekend’s LuckyRice L.A. Feast at the Vibiana in downtown Los Angeles, the kick-off event of a multi-city tour, we look back to last year’s extravaganza, a spread of dozens of the city’s best Asian cuisine and cocktails. While last year’s major spirits partner was Bombay Sapphire Gin, in its eighth year, […]

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Nice, Ice, Baby

Talking Creative Ice Cream Flavors with CoolHaus Co-Founder Natasha Case

Written by: Madelyn Gagnon

Foie gras PB&J, Peking duck, pastrami, Cuban cigar, salad, whiskey Lucky Charms, potato latke with applesauce and fried chicken and waffles. These are just a handful of CoolHaus’s most out of this world ice cream flavors in their culinary arsenal, aside from the crazy cookies and treats that they bake to accompany them. Say you […]

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Luxury by the Spoonful

Petrossian Caviar Aims to Taste and Educate

Written by: Jesse Hom-Dawson

It’s often that some of the most highly regarded and luxurious food items seem off-putting. Fatty, swollen goose liver as foie gras? Calf and lamb pancreas as sweetbreads? Fish eggs as caviar? However, it’s the rarity and uniqueness of these products that make them so coveted—not to mention that they’re just plain delicious. And Christopher […]

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Terrine’s Garden to Glass

Craft Cocktails Blossom and Bloom

Written by: Becky Tsadik

We love having a bounty of fresh produce on our lips and recently found it in one of our favorite places: in our cocktail glass. Terrine’s Head Bartender Ryan Wainwright churns out fresh cocktails that change seasonally along with Executive Chef Kris Morningstar’s California-French fare at Terrine in Los Angeles. Wainwright has gained a reputation […]

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Dan Allen of Farmscape

Sowing the Seeds for Restaurant Gardens

Urban Farming’s Latest Trend

Written by: Amanda Kay Mannshahia

As CEO of Los Angeles–based Farmscape, “the largest urban farming venture in California,” Dan Allen’s mission is to “connect city dwellers with fresh, organic produce through a network of urban farms, while creating living wage jobs for the new generation of farmers.”

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Chocovivo in Culver City

Demystifying the Story of Chocolate

A conversation with Patricia Tsai of Chocovivo

Written by: Amanda Kay Mannshahia

Speaking with Patricia Tsai, chocolate maker and owner of Chocovivo, a Culver City, CA chocolate factory that makes chocolate from bean to bar, is truly an educational experience. Her journey with chocolate is not one of gluttony or indulgence, but one that began from a space of soul searching.

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Rachael Narins is the co founder of Chicks with Knives

Chicks in Charge

Turning the Heat Up with L.A. Duo Chicks with Knives

Written by: Jesse Hom-Dawson

Fall is here and the temperatures might be cooling, but it’s chili season, and things are heating up in the kitchen. In search of some spice and new culinary creations, we joined Rachael Narins, co-founder of Chicks with Knives, for one of their how-to classes on hot sauce.

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