An occasional series about LA chefs and the low-cost food they love. Ori Menashe and Genevieve Gergis are the husband and wife team behind Bestia, a restaurant on the outskirts of LA’s Arts District with what Jonathan Gold calls some of the most purely Italian dishes in Los Angeles.
Scoping out single-vessel culture in Los Angeles, America's capital of laid-back food. In Studio City there is a series of blocks informally known as Sushi Row, which stretches along Ventura Boulevard and includes heavyweights Katsu-Ya and Asanebo.
Scoping out single-vessel culture in Los Angeles, America's capital of laid-back food. Next to Daikokuya, a ramen shop in Little Tokyo known for its boiled bone marrow tonkotsu broth, is Marugame Monzo, another Japanese soup shop specializing in handmade udon, including crossover versions like sea urchin and cream.
There’s been a lot of buzz (nearly 400 comments over the past week) since we’ve posted our new moderation policy, which invites professional voices to contribute to CHOW Conversations, and though it may take a bit more time to find the right balance, we’re excited to welcome new voices to the Community, sharing the inside scoop on their corners of the industry.
A lot of hot sauces are amped up like the X Games, marketed as high-flying acts called "Crazy" Mother Pucker or Ass in Hell, full of shock value and aggressive masculinity.
Scoping out single-vessel culture in Los Angeles, America's capital of laid-back food. In my circle of friends, we think of Cactus Taqueria as the In-N-Out of Mexican food.
Get Jean-Christophe Henry talking about crêpes (this isn't difficult) and you'll learn a thing or two.
Hate to break it to you guys, but there’s more ways to dress a potato salad than either mayo or vinegar and bacon.
Manhattanites who've never tasted Georgian cooking have run out of excuses. Once available only to those who ventured into deepest Brooklyn, the rich, cheesy breads and other specialties of the former Soviet republic landed last year in the East Village at Oda House.
If you're looking to catch up on your booze news, check out this week’s Link posts from the CHOW Community.
Scoping out single-vessel culture in Los Angeles, America's capital of laidback food. Hero Shop is a sandwich venture by Eric Park of meat-centric Black Hogg.
Food writer Andrew Simmons explains how to keep the most clueless members of a shared dining excursion from making bad decisions for the group, with case studies from three restaurants in LA's Koreatown.
To me, “vegan” is a curse. Take away my ability to use bacon in every recipe and I just might cut you.
Welcome to Slow Cooker Sunday! Plug in and chill out on the laziest day of the week. Hate waking up early on weekends?
[PageNumbers location='upper'] Almost 17 million tourists climbed San Francisco’s hills last year, shooting enough photos to fill every existing Instagram feed with dawn-filtered images of Coit Tower, cute Victorians, and that zig-zag street choked with creeping cars.
Houston has always had a vibrant food scene, but it’s only recently that chefs and restaurants in the most populous city in Texas got the nation buzzing.
It has been almost a week since we released our new community conversations, and we can’t get enough of the Photo Story posts that have been shared over the past few days.
August is summer’s home stretch: Time to turn every last ounce of energy into a final kick for enjoying al fresco eating.
Los Angeles accessories designer Onch has an eye for bright, yummy things, the shiny artifacts of pop culture.
Welcome to Slow Cooker Sunday! Plug in and chill out on the laziest day of the week. Stuffed peppers were one of the first things I cooked for my wife when we started dating.