- December 27, 2017
Ludovic “Ludo” Lefebvre is a humble man who loves humble food: ham sandwiches, croissants, potatoes. That didn’t stop him from working in a three-star Michelin restaurant at the tender age of 14, training with some of the best chefs in his native France, and making a permanent mark on Los Angeles food culture. Chef Ludo moved to L.A. and founded LudoBites, the first mobile pop-up restaurant of its kind, which opened a world of possibilities for himself and other young chefs. He currently runs a few restaurants of his own—Trois Mec, Petit Trois, Trois Familia, and Ludo Bird—and continues to create beautiful dishes that marry French...
- December 07, 2017
The Marche de Noel in Venice
On the Menu for the 3rd Edition of Marche de Noel at the French Market in Venice: French Delicatessen, Chocolate, customs gift baskets, Jewelry, degustation de Raclette (miam miam) and much more…see you there!Marche De Noel at the French Market, Venice
The French Market Café is a charming al fresco bistro serving Venice denizens since 1993. Originally from the...
- November 07, 2017
Chef Curtis Stone at Gwen shares his favorite rib-eye steak recipe, with the flavorful steak punched up with tangy-rich blue cheese butter. He loves serving this over green beans.
Serves: 2 to 3
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Make-Ahead: Butter can be made up to 1 day ahead, covered, and refrigerated;...
- November 04, 2017
It seems like Los Angeles had to wait forever to get an Eataly, but mamma mia, our time has come. The seductive slice of a logo teased Santa Monica Boulevard motorists for way too long. Founder Oscar Farinetti has hinted about a West Coast location of the upscale Italian marketplace since opening the first Eataly in Turin, Italy, in 2007. The enormous (67,000 square feet) multilevel anchors the northeast...
- November 03, 2017
- Sophie Maarek
Swap Meat for Brunch
One may think that with a name like The Butcher’s Daughter, this restaurant is serving up slabs of meat, fried chicken wings, and racks of ribs. Well, it’s quite the opposite. At The Butcher’s Daughter, they treat fruits and vegetables as a butcher would treat meat. You’ll find fresh produce that is chopped, filleted, and carved into wholesome, mouthwatering vegetarian and vegan dishes like beet “tartare,” jumbo lump “crab” cakes,...
- November 01, 2017
- Sophie Maarek
Curtis Stone is an Australian chef and restaurateur with food concepts that have been exciting diners in Los Angeles for years. Recognizable from hosting and competing on television cooking shows. Stone honed his talents in kitchens around the globe, most notably working in Michelin-starred restaurants in London under renowned Chef Marco Pierre White. During his cooking journey, he learned the importance of working with only the best local...