Lesley Balla | KCET
Los Angeles-based freelance food writer.
Post date: 2011-07-01T03:09:32-07:00
At some point this holiday weekend--and this summer--you will be around a grill, and a burger will be thrust at you. So why not make things a little interesting: Try a lamb burger.
Post date: 2011-06-28T08:40:03-07:00
The philosophy at Forage Restaurant in Silver Lake is simple: the best locally grown produce and ingredients around, even from home-growers.
Post date: 2011-06-24T09:38:46-07:00
There's nothing better than a Bloody Mary on the weekend--or anytime, really--and FIG Restaurant at the Fairmont Santa Monica knows this.
Post date: 2011-06-17T10:56:00-07:00
An ingredient in the Beer and a Ball, one of my favorite cocktails at John Sedlar's new Beverly Boulevard restaurant Playa, is listed as "Hops Infused Champagne" on the menu, but it's actually the Champagne of Beers, Miller High Life. Who knew?
Post date: 2011-06-16T09:53:55-07:00
With so many cooking classes around town this summer, you can finally develop your outdoor cooking prowess, and maybe even get lunch, to boot.
Post date: 2011-06-13T06:25:00-07:00
The ratatouille is a huge hit. It's full of summer squash, tomatoes, eggplant and onion drizzled in herbs and olive oil--basically summer on a plate.