We'd be remiss not to mention today's rebranding of the MenuPages city blogs as Grub Street blogs. Say hello to GS Chicago, GS Boston, GS Los Angeles, GS San Francisco, and GS Philadelphia. What we used to know as the singular Grub Street is now Grub Street New York, and look, a [...]
It looks like there's new and invigorated regional food blog competition brewing between New York Media and Village Voice Media. NYM staked their claim to a national food media empire with their 2008 acquisition of MenuPages and its associated blog network — if the job listings are to be believed, a network that will soon [...]
On last night's Hell's Kitchen, one of the challenges for the three finalists was to cook lunch for 100 mystery guests, which turned out to be 100 chefs from the Los Angeles area. A super-impressive array of (Beard award-winning, Michelin-starred) chefs come streaming into the dining room, including Mark Peel (Campanile), Salvatore Marino (Il Grano), [...]
detail of Untitled (Big Mac Strobograph i, 20 µs x 5, 2008)., 16x20 C-print, 2008, Patterson Beckwith
Currently on display at the gallery Mesler&Hug in Los Angeles is the work of photographer Patterson Beckwith. The show includes strobographs (high speed photographs) of exploding foodstuffs like Big Macs, french fries, milk shakes, and other objects. [via]
On November 21st, Los Angeles' CBS 2 News ran a feature on the Nickel Diner's bacon doughnuts (that they spelled "donuts"). Love that they interviewed someone called "Winter Rosebud."
Eater LA hit up the opening night of The Bazaar by José Andrés, and they say: "The best way to describe the whole concept: Gastronomic playground."