Knead & Co. is coming along
Here's an update of sorts on Knead & Co., Bruce Kalman's Grand Central Market pasta follow-up to Union, his Pasadena Italian restaurant. Per the photos, it looks like the framework of the place is really coming together, and the bones of the operation are already in play.
Alimento as Jewish-American food
American Jewish publication Forward chats with Alimento chef/owner Zach Pollack about his menu, his heritage, and what his next steps are. Hint, hint: "Italy comes into play."
It's almost brunch time at The Bellwether
Studio City standout The Bellwether is earning praise for its technique-driven dinner menu, but is now looking to diversify with a weekend brunch lineup to boot. The new daytime menu launches January 1.
Native Foods Santa Monica closed
No more Native Foods on Ocean Park, as the healthy-eating staple has pulled out of the area. A sign on the door indicated an end-of-year shutter but the place seems to be gone already, and there's no sign of the location on the company's locations page anymore.
The best beers of the year
FoodGPS counts down some of the best beers from 2015, including options from locals like Three Weavers in Inglewood and Highland Park Brewery. One particular highlight? Split Infinitive from Monkish Brewing out of Torrance.
Cheeseburger Week returns to Pasadena
Yes, the burger is still king in Pasadena, and with the Rose Bowl (and its parade) soon to be a distant memory, it's time to start thinking about Cheeseburger Week, which kicks off on January 10. This year, participating restaurants like King's Row, Pie 'n Burger, and Dog Haus will all be running specials and one-off events for the ever-popular annual cheeseburger throwdown.