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John Rivera Sedlar

  1. John Rivera Sedlar
    John Sedlar Celebrated in The L.A. TimesThe chef gets due credit for his early innovations and for staging the rare chef comeback.
  2. The Other Critics
    Gold Goes Nostalgic Over Saint Estephe; Virbila Drinks in OmbraThe critic takes us on a trip back to the eighties, where even then, you could tell John Sedlar was on the cusp of great things.
  3. Slideshow
    The Return of John Rivera Sedlar’s Saint EstepheLooking at his 30-year-old menu, it’s clear the king of modern Latin cooking always had vision and an obsession with the artistry of the plate.
  4. Look Who's Popping Up
    John Sedlar’s Saint Estèphe Will be Reanimated at Rivera Next MonthThe arts-obsessed chef will pay homage to his influential, departed restaurant 30 years after its opening.
  5. Menus
    Sedlar Tackles Animal’s Truffles and Chili from Chasen’sThe chef is telling the history of L.A. cuisine through this short menu of greatest local hits.
  6. John Rivera Sedlar
    John Sedlar Starts Tweeting; Hunts Maguey Worms in MexicoThe chef shows an Ahab-like obsession with the critters and settles for a scoop of giant ants.
  7. Quote of the Day
    How John Sedlar Really Feels About Top Chef MastersThe chef says his marketing for Playa suffered from the program’s shooting as well.
  8. Mediavore
    Gaddafi’s Sons Fight Over Coca-Cola Plant; Virbila Gives a First-Look to PlayaA battle over bottling brews in Libya, while John Sedlar’s latest restaurant gets a positive nod from The L.A. Times.
  9. Mediavore
    Christina Hendricks Ready For Top Chef Masters; Make Your Own Pop-TartsRumor is the Mad Men star shot a sixties-flavored episode.
  10. Openings
    Menu Revealed at John Rivera Sedlar’s Playa, Open Tonight in West HollywoodThe photos might be the only thing you’ll experience at this highly in-demand restaurant for awhile.
  11. Coming Soon
    Menu Details Revealed at Playa, Opening This FridayIndian and French influences find their way into the chef’s Latin small plates.
  12. Funnies
    Gourmet: Gone But Not Forgotten in One L.A. Dining RoomL.A. veteran chef John Rivera Sedlar pays tribute to the now-defunct culinary mag.
  13. Coming Soon
    John Sedlar’s La Playa Opening Soon on BeverlyThe chef is working towards a February 4th opening for his more casual pan-Latin concept.
  14. Taco Town
    Los Angeles Mag’s November Issue Is Truly Mexi-llentA guide sure to please pros and those who can’t tell a taco from a tamale hits the newsstand.
  15. Foodies with Benefits
    What To Eat and Drink at Jonathan Gold’s Speakeasy, Returning SaturdayCedd Moses’ meticulously crafted cocktails will pair with nine tastings from some of L.A.’s best.
  16. Name Changes
    Rivera Sedlar Plans Playa at Old Grace Space, Not R26Sedlar reveals some new dishes and makes Downtown’s R23 pretty happy along the way.
  17. USer's Guide
    Fall Restaurant Preview: Where and What To EatL.A.’s fall’s openings are exciting enough to distract us from Nancy Silverton burgers and Michael Voltaggio’s plans.
  18. The Art of Eating Out
    Call John Rivera Sedlar For More Than A Good TimeRivera releases a phone number so their chef can explain his ambitious new menus while you eat.
  19. Trends
    Modern Mexican Food Booms in L.A.Don’t be completely surprised if Wolfgang Puck’s next restaurant is a simple taqueria.
  20. Slideshow
    What You Missed at East L.A. Meets NapaSteven Arroyo previewed his forthcoming taco shop Esculea, among other surprises.
  21. Menus
    Rivera’s Menu Becomes Four Different MenusThe artistic chef breaks down his Downtown restaurant into four sections where different cuisine is explored.
  22. Trends
    Is Downtown L.A.’s New Culinary Center?Culinary innovation comes from all corners of L.A.
  23. Empire Building
    John Rivera Sedlar Partners on New Rivera & RiveraRivera’s chef starts an art gallery.
  24. Foodievents
    Top Chef Contestants and Cali Wines Unite in MalibuL.A. Mag has invited 25 restaurants, 25 wineries, and a handful of former Top Chef players to cook for Malibu.
  25. User's Guide
    User’s Guide: Where to Eat Near U.S.C.These recently opened restaurants are perfect for new and returning Trojans.