Los Angeles

Last Call

Last Call: Dan Tana's Veteran Bartender Can Drink 20 Shots a Night and Has Kept 50 Years of Hollywood Secrets

"My nickname is Dr. Kevorkian Slow Death. I feed [people] alcohol, I feed them cigarettes, I feed them Viagra."
Eduardo L. Perro
12.11.18
veganism

LA Councilman Introduces Law Requiring Entertainment Venues to Offer Vegan Food

"Without reducing our beef consumption, it's going to be very difficult for us to reduce climate change," said councilman Paul Koretz
Jelisa Castrodale
12.10.18
food history

This Chef Is Making Civil War-Era Cuisine to Uncover American Food’s Real Roots

"Our history is carnage. A lot of that can be seen in the food. It’s food as carnage.”
Hillary Eaton
11.28.18
wine

How to Order the Best Wine, According to Night+Market's Kris and Sarah Yenbamroong

Pro tips from the Los Angeles-based duo, plus the 16 wines you should be drinking right now.
Kris Yenbamroong
Hilary Pollack
6.1.18
Culture

How Drag Queen Bingo Turned a Hamburger Joint Into a Legend

The burgers are huge, the leg-long cocktails are boozy, and the queens are plentiful.
Esther Tseng
5.24.18
avocado toast

Oh Great! The 'Deconstructed Avocado Toast Bowl' Is Now a Thing

All for the low price of £8.60, and also your soul.
Mayukh Sen
4.25.18
Vegan

LA's Best Vegan Cheesemaker Used to Hate Vegans

Yousseff Fakhouri isn't making his dairy-free herbed feta and truffled brie for the vegans, per se. But that doesn't mean the vegans don't love—and in some cases, literally cry over—his stuff.
Shawna Kenney
2.5.18
Los Angeles

Inside the Vegan Cafe Run by Felisha from 'Friday'—Yes, That Felisha

Angela Means Kaaya was the face of one of the most iconic movie scenes of the 90s. Now, she's bringing vegan soul food to the hood.
Hayley Fox
1.8.18
dim sum

How to Order Dim Sum Like a Pro

If the dumplings on the cart look too dry, you can kindly ask for any dumpling to be made fresh just for you. You can ask to have your turnip cakes be extra crispy, too.
Samantha Wan
1.3.18
MUNCHIES: The Podcast

MUNCHIES: The Podcast: A Love Letter to LA from Best Coast and Lili Hayes

No one is prouder to eat and live in LA than Bobb Bruno and Bethany Cosentino of Best Coast​.
Munchies Staff
11.23.17
Cookbooks

This Book Is a Chef's Love Letter to LA Street Tacos

"I knew there was something special to this, and I wanted to capture it as it was happening because I wasn’t writing things down."
Richard Parks
10.17.17
Vietnamese Food

Why Great Pho Broth Starts At 4 AM

Cooks at LA's Nong Lá start prepping the beefy broth well before dawn breaks. But in an industry already struggling to keep line cooks, finding someone to come in before sunrise is particularly tough.
Natalie B. Compton
10.9.17
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