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.
When you leave a city, you never know what about it you'll miss the most. In my experience, homesick culinary longings are never attached to meals in upscale restaurants.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ] […]
This Sunday, Oct. 26, from 1-5 p.m. is the 5th annual Santa Monica BAM Fest for beer, art and music. The festival is a celebration and benefit for the 18th Street Arts Center, a non-profit organization that has spent the last 25 years offering artist Residency Programs and engaging the public through events and exhibitions. Your beer fest standards […]
The Soda Fountain: Floats, Sundaes, Egg Creams and More, by siblings Gia Giasullo and Peter Freeman, co-owners of Brooklyn Farmacy, celebrates the history of the thoroughly American tradition of the pharmacy-based treats counter. Released May 6 by Ten Speed Press, this book defies immediate categorization.… [ Read more ] [ Subscr […]
In recent weeks, I've developed a routine. Right after the crush of the morning rush hour dies down, I drive downtown and make my way to Wexler's Deli in Grand Central Market for a bagel with lox, cream cheese, some slivery ribbons of thinly cut red onion and a few slices of ripe, red tomato.… [ Read more ] [ Subscri […]
Sugary soda speeds up the aging process as much as smoking, according to a new study by UC San Francisco. Holy Sprite! The study, published Oct. 16 in the American Journal of Public Health, analyzed data from a survey of over 5,300 healthy Americans done 14 years ago. The research team found that drinking a 20-ounce soda every day accelerates agi […]