What’s made Micah famous?
Wexler’s Deli maestro Micah Wexler chats with First We Feast about the 10 dishes that have come to define his life as a chef. Shoutouts, of course, go to Langer’s Deli, Mélisse, and elsewhere.
Matt Biancaniello might just be done doing pop-ups
The candid cocktail-maker talks with LA Mag about making his current run at Avenue 31 his last, citing the tough work that comes with being a bartending nomad. Luckily, he'll have his own omakase-style cocktail bar soon. The location? No one knows right now.
Jon & Vinny's pays it back
This has to be one of the coolest things any restaurant could do: feeding the firefighters that literally kept your place from burning to the ground. Fairfax hotspot Jon & Vinny's did just that, showcasing the firefighters on Instagram while also announcing a return to regular hours.
L.A.'s latest secret dish
From the FoodGPS world comes this week's off-menu dish, straight from Grand Central Market's Sticky Rice counter: a braised pork sandwich with garlic aioli on a toasted baguette. Considering it's only $10 and goes down at perennial lunchtime favorite GCM, this one should be a hit.
David Feau does brunch at Wally's now
The former Royce chef surprised us all by heading into Beverly Hills not long ago, and to go along with the new-ish news Wally's is also organizing a new brunch situation. Look for $24 scrambled eggs with truffle, $25 Cooks Ranch pork belly & eggs, and other, even more decadent fare starting this Sunday and running every Sunday from now on.
It's now Coffee Served Here
Remember when Juice Served Here promised to keep the trendy only-drink-your-meals moment going with a takeout window along West Third? Well, they've rejiggered things a bit, and it's now called Coffee Served Here. There's still juice, but apparently coffee is a better marketing ploy.
How to Funkafize the Burger
Zach Brooks of Midtown Lunch stopped by the new Belcampo on West Third and tried the new carnivore burger, which touts a mix of ground beef and beef heart for a funk-filled version of their fast burger. Just $6 and available now at the shiny new butcher shop.