My Staff Meal

Apr 14

The Most Pretentious Food Words Of All Time -

To which I would add the eternally loathsome “mouthfeel”, a particular favorite of the wanna be food blogger…

Mar 17

Photos: A Look Inside Yuca's Revamped Yucatán Breakfast -

Been eating with this beautiful family since I first moved to L.A.  If you haven’t had their cochinita pipil, you haven’t had cochinita pibil.  James Beard award winners too…

Mar 13

Sriracha, Tapatio Art Exhibit Showing Now in Chinatown -

I see a field trip in my future….

Have Our Beauty Standards Gotten So Bad That They Affect Even Our Fruits And Vegetables? -

Personally I’m freaked out by the artifically “pretty” fruits & vegies found in chain markets. Shiny does not equal tasty.

Mar 12

Great Los Angeles Foods for $2 or Less - Food GPS -

What more can I say that needs saying…..

11 Food Truths That'll Make You A Better Cook -

I like all of these (although I prefer my eggs in olive oil), particularly the one about make everything from scratch once.  And, btw, home made stock will ruin you for all other (and it’s super easy to do….)

Feb 24

Jonathan Gold Discusses Gorilla Tacos -

That’s Guerrilla Tacos….  Like it says in the article…That YOU linked to…

Feb 19

Where to Eat and Drink in Downtown Los Angeles - Bon Appétit -

Nothing ground breaking here but a useful reminder of just some of the great downtown LA spots.  Highly amused by the number of East Coast publications writing about the downtown revitalization as if it’s just begun.  B

Feb 12

Thank You, Shirley Temple, For The Original 'Mocktail' -

If you want to know how charming the waitstaff thinks your child is, just count the number of cherries in their Shirley Temple - 3 or more and your kid is a dining angel…!!!!

Feb 09

How to talk (and not talk) like a foodie: a primer -

A little Sunday amusement…..