Sotto's hardest worker
Sotto continues to profile the folks who don't always get the attention they deserve, this time talking about dishwasher Laureano. He seems a fascinating guy from Oaxaca. He also, apparently, brings in chapulines to share with the whole crew, and they love it.
Life after Chef's Table
KCRW's Good Food talks with Niki Nakayama about life after the Netflix series Chef's Table for her restaurant N/Naka, and what it takes to continue to improve, day after day.
Is this LA's most beautiful dessert?
INSIDER takes a look at what might be the most beautiful dessert in the city, at Broken Spanish. We won't ruin the reveal, but it's worth a watch.
Hinoki + The Bird’s big new happy hour menu
Work in Century City and can’t manage to move an inch in traffic between 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.? Swing through Hinoki for their Tuesday-Friday early bird burger deal, which gets you in on a great-looking burger and a cocktail or glass of beer/wine for just $20. Not bad for a stacked burger that comes with its own rich tonkatsu sauce.
Javier Plascencia partners with Casa Vega
To celebrate their 60th anniversary, Casa Vega will partner up with Tijuana and San Diego chef Javier Plascencia for a dinner on July 16. The seven-course affair will cost just over $100 per person, with money going towards the LA Food Bank.
Watson's in Orange County is back
The Daily Pilot takes a look at the redone Watson's soda fountain in Orange, following its months-long closure for construction. The place has been largely revitalized, with loads more neon and throwback decor than ever before.
Norah launches brunch
Below is the new brunch menu for Norah in West Hollywood, and it's full of options like cast iron cornbread, smoke trout rillettes, and classic egg sandwiches.