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Alissa Walker


Alissa Walker is a writer whose work focuses primarily in and on Los Angeles. She writes about design, architecture, cities, transportation and walking for many publications, including GOOD, Fast Company, and Dwell, and is the associate producer for the KCRW public radio show "DnA: Design and Architecture" hosted by Frances Anderton. In 2010 she was named as a USC Annenberg/Getty Arts Journalism Fellow for her writing on design and urbanism. Alissa lives in a royal blue house in the Silver Lake neighborhood, where she throws ice cream socials, tends to a drought-tolerant garden, rides a Creamsicle-colored Public bike, writes infrequently on her blog, Gelatobaby, and relishes life in L.A. without a car.


Kickstarting Restaurants

Used to be you'd need a hefty inheritance, high-rolling investors, or a credit score-shattering loan to start a restaurant in L.A. Not anymore.

Greenbar Collective: A Boozy Peek at the Future of L.A. Food

The future of food production for this city is inside a nondescript bright red brick building in downtown L.A.

Good Food Day LA's Cabbage Contest Winner's Dried Kimchi Recipe

Connie Choe-Harikul's dried kimchi won the fermented category in this year's Good Food Day LA cabbage cooking contest, and we have the recipe.

A Preview of Good Food Day LA

This Saturday is the first-ever Good Food Day LA. Here is our preview of events.

Food Swapping Across Los Angeles

A wave of swaps organized via Facebook and Twitter has been sweeping the nation, with six in Los Angeles County alone.

A Literary Salon at Musso & Frank

Honoring the self-ascribed "Oldest Restaurant in Hollywood" and its role in local literary history.
Photo by A.Rios/R.E

Don't Call it a Pop-Up: Felix Barron's KTCHN 105

Felix Barron's semi-roving restaurant has hit its stride with a movable Downtown brunch.
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