Los Angeles Dining Offers Coastal Connections

In L.A., coastal dishes are as culturally diverse as the city itself. The following dining experiences reflect inspirations from the world’s most exotic seas. By Roger Grody Peruvian cuisine is suddenly trendy, with prominent Lima chefs flocking to America to show off their game. The country’s bountiful Pacific coastline has something to do with its […]

SAAM at the Bazaar Presents Torbreck Winery

On Monday, Sept. 20, make your reservation SAAM (the chef’s tasting room in the Bazaar by Jose Andres, in the SLS hotel) as they present Torbreck Winery in an esculent experience of wine and food. In an ambiance designed by Philippe Starck, SAAM offers a unique multi-course menu featuring some of the favorite flavors found […]

We’re Still Full From Taste Of Beverly Hills 2010

Taste of Beverly Hills, held over Labor Day weekend, offered an esculent escapade of flavors and textures that sent my taste buds soaring. Highlights during the two sessions I attended included Water Grill Chef David LeFevre personally showing me how to properly shuck an oyster (crack into the hinge, work the knife around until the […]

Celebrate Mexican Independence Day Wednesday at El Carmen

Celebrate Mexican Independence Day this Wednesday, Sept. 15, at El Carmen with food and drink specials, including El Carmen’s famous margaritas for $4. Mariachi bands entertain from 9-11 p.m. 8138 West 3rd St., L.A., 323.852.1552