California Produce Can Humble Even the Greatest Nordic Chefs
Chef Adam Aamann made the New Nordic food movement his own by single-handedly reinventing the smørrebrød open-faced sandwich. Nonetheless, he turned into a kid in a candy store when he visited the Santa Monica Farmers Market.
We Spoke to the Chef Who Tricked 40 Food Writers Into Eating McDonald’s
Last week, chef Neal Fraser invited 40 of Los Angeles’ most influential food writers to a dinner, secretly prepared from McDonald’s food. We called him to find out what went down.
Why I Left My Job as a Teacher to Be a Line Cook
I’m in this food business for life and I would have never figured that out if I hadn’t taken this risk. Opportunities come and go but the ones that really count will never come back.
Eat Meat with Your Hands Like God Intended
Beefsteak is an annual event put on by Eric Wareheim of Tim & Eric, Cort Cass, and Matt Selman in Los Angeles that raises money for the LA Food Bank. It's an epic bacchanalia of food, drink, and general merriment. We went to get the lowdown on...