An edible tour of the city's rich culinary history
May 8, 2013 3:02 pm
Since closing down his superb Mezze, Food Republic favorite Micah Wexler has set up shop inside Umamicatessen, that downtown LA depository of multiple restaurants under one roof. Wexler is playing with a large question: how do you cook an entire city? Every Thursday, he picks a different element of Los Angeles and cooks a menu to fit the theme. Read on.
Mother’s Day is this weekend! On Sunday, more families will pack into restaurants hawking overpriced special prix fixe brunch menus than any other day of the year. OpenTable is here to help, providing us with their list of the top 25 “mom-friendly dining cities” in the country. Their formula, as well as the complete list, after the jump.
Grace Lee, who runs video promotions ops at Columbia Records and works with guys like Beyoncé and Juicy J, is a friend of my wife Tamar. If it isn’t clear, Grace is really damn cool. So we were having dinner one night at a Korean restaurant when she casually mentioned that she would be flying to Tokyo explicitly to eat at one of the Jiro Ono restaurants, the chef featured in the award winning documentary Jiro Dreams Of Sushi. It's what many think and few do. Grace is a doer.
The Food Book Fair returns to Brooklyn this weekend, with an appetizing lineup of panels, discussions, showcases and more, featuring some of the most respected and/or avant-garde thinkers in the food world. Details right this way.
This data comes from Fan Cost Experience, a user-generated database of ticket, food and beer costs that's really helpful in budgeting out your baseball season. Wait, you can get a small draft beer for $5.75 at Citifield? We might get to go see the Mets play this year, after all!
Be sure to check back starting tomorrow as we jumpstart Grilling Month on Food Republic. Throughout the month of May we will be offering grilling tips, gear advice and interviews with a second set of our immortal Grilling Gods. Who knows, your backyard could look like one of these Texas pits. Well, pretty darn close.
The Cochon 555 tour made its annual stop in Chicago on Sunday. Once again, the porky and boozy event took place at the lovely Four Seasons Hotel. As always, each chef used a different heritage breed of pig and prepared five different “bites.” Read on for an event recap and to find out who took home the honors.
This morning online reservationists Open Table shed some light on the topic when they dropped their list of the top 100 brunches in America. For the list, which is posted below in alphabetical order, the company complied data from nearly 5 million reviews, spanning 15,000 restaurants. Did they get it right?