Where the chefs eat
Front of the House
olishaw via flickrTipping is an act of faith -- you're often gone, never to return, before the server even knows what you left. If you tip well, you'll most likely...
Food in Magazines
Markhillary via FlickrWe here at L.A. Weekly like to think that we cater to people with all kinds of genders. You know, people with the male kind and people with...
Restaurant Openings & Closings
Courtesy Umami BurgerThe dining room at Umami at the GroveUmami at the Grove opened today at 11 a.m., bringing the number of locations in the chain to 12, plus Umamicatessen....
Alcohol & Spirits
National Library of Ireland via FlickrCheers! Let's get banjanxed!Because we began this week with Tales of the Cocktail, and because we all know how much serious bartenders love archaic things,...
B. RodellOne of the great friendships of my life began at a food writing conference. For the entertainment following a luncheon, the organizers had brought in a gospel choir, and...
The Undercover Vegetarian
Food in Movies
Random House (Hamilton) / Wikipedia (Paltrow)Gabrielle Hamilton (left); Gwyneth Paltrow (right)The news broke Wednesday that Gwyneth Paltrow, that golden wounded swan of an actress, is in talks to play chef...
A new Food Network show is casting, and looking for home cooks. It's a great opportunity if the following things are important to you:
2. Thinking you're better than everyone...