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Krista Simmons

  1. L.A. Diet
    Chef Michael Voltaggio Raids His Brother’s Kitchen, Orders Takeout“I stopped at Chick-fil-A. Yeah, controversial, I know. When I’m traveling, I crave things I don’t normally eat.”
  2. L.A. Diet
    Chef Jeremy Fox Has a Salad Habit, Prefers Diners to Trendy Restaurants“I’ve never really been into salads. I grew up on fast food, but I’m 36 now, and it doesn’t make me feel so good anymore.”
  3. L.A. Diet
    The Voice’s Jamar Rogers Loves Carl’s Jr., Hates Greek Yogurt“You’re talking to an ex-meth head, so I need something to really jolt me awake.”
  4. L.A. Diet
    Ok Go Cheat on Their Paleolithic Diet With Captain Crunch and Pizza“I came home and fell into the deepest, darkest carb hole, slept, and woke up in a pool of drool. I crashed so hard.”
  5. L.A. Diet
    The Band Liars Is Addicted to Pie, Eats Sopressata Sandwiches in Larchmont“Now that I think about it, I had pies three days this week! I really do have a problem with pie.”
  6. L.A. Diet
    FoodCrafters Host Aida Mollenkamp Is Obsessed with Sumac, Not a Day“It was a pretty awesome night until my friend’s cooler fell on me and I was soaked to the bone…I looked like I needed Depends.”
  7. L.A. Diet
    The Mars Volta’s Juan Alderete Eats Pre-Tour Fruits De Mer, Takes“I thought I’d kill the guys at the studio with my garlic breath!”
  8. Department of Deportment
    Department of Deportment: How (and Why) to Dine SoloDespite the stigma, there are considerable benefits to be had when heading out to a restaurant alone.
  9. The Other Critics
    Redemption for UMAMIcatessen Via The Goldster; SIV Lists Her Fav Spots For LongUmami pastrami: Where do you weigh in?
  10. foodieevents
    L.A. Vegan Beer Fest This WeekendGet your drink on, hippie
  11. Openings
    Pizza, Pizza, Read All About ItLots of amore for LA’s pizza scene
  12. Crises
    Oops! Raw Milk Sickens Ten People in CaliforniaBad moos for raw foodists.
  13. Grub Guides
    Mother’s Day Brunches in L.A. For Every Type of MomA procrastinator’s cheat sheet for Sunday
  14. Foodievents
    More Food and Booze at Barnsdall This SaturdayArt and wine make a fine pair
  15. Department of Deportment
    Department of Deportment: How to Order Coffee Now (There’s More to It ThanIt’s time to start thinking of specialty coffee shops less like caffeine refueling stations and more like high-end bars.
  16. Department of Deportment
    Department of Deportment: How to Get VIP Treatment at Pretty Much Any RestaurantYou don’t have to be a big-tipping regular, a chef, or a celebrity to get star service. But you do have to know how to play the game.
  17. Department of Deportment
    Department of Deportment: Order Wine Any Damn Way You WantDespite what you may have been told, most sommeliers are fine with diners employing a try-before-they-buy method when ordering wine.
  18. Department of Deportment
    Department of Deportment: How to Split a Check, Once and for AllIt should be easy for adults to split a simple dinner bill, but it never is. Grub Street weighs in with the final word.