After pre-Michael Pollan Iowa cornfields and God and poetry and culinary school, Amy wound up in the vellum-and-indigo newspaper business. And thus to the blogosphere, because people still read. Don't they.
If you check the masthead at LA Weekly, you'll find that I'm the food blog editor. (I want an Irony Cloud widget.) Got a story? Let me know.
This weekend will be, as it so often is around this time of year, really, really hot. Ice cream weather, in other words, and all the more reason to go to the Arts District tomorrow, where, between 2 p.m. and 10 p.m., Salt & Straw's ice cream truck will be parked outside Blacktop Coffee, scooping a choice selection of its quite terrific ice […]
Here's a way to get people in the door: The new Pasadena meat-focused restaurant Meat District Co. is giving away free burgers to the first 100 people in their door , Tues., Sept 9. But not just one free burger — they're giving each of these 100 people a free burger every week for a year.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to t […]
Despite legal bans and doctors’ warnings about trans fat, nearly one in 10 processed food products sold in the United States still contains it, according to a new study released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Yet most foods that contain trans fat don't list it on the label, so consumers are unwittingly eating it, according […]
Going back to work after the Labor Day weekend just got a little easier, at least for Dunkin' Donuts fans who live in or near Santa Monica. Well, easier if you want to spend your early morning lining up with doughnut lovers badly in need of caffeine.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ] […]
Say farewell to waiting two hours, or more, at the San Gabriel New Port (two words, by the way, in the title of the restaurant, to distinguish it from the city of Newport) Seafood – either in the parking lot or hovering over the large crustacean tanks in the lobby. New Port Seafood is officially opening its new location Tuesday, Sept. 2, on La Ci […]