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Jon Shook

  1. Openings
    Ludo Lefebvre Opens Trois Mec This Thursday With Non-Refundable, Pre-SaleThe restaurant will be L.A.’s first to ensure parties arrive at the risk of not getting their money back.
  2. Quote of the Day
    Jon Shook Shakes Up L.A. Eating MythsThe Animal chef-owner knows that L.A. is more into junk food than the rest of the world may suspect.
  3. Menus
    Early Dish Details Leak Out of Ludo Lefebvre’s Trois MecA preview menu finds dishes being served like buckwheat popcorn and potato pulp with milk skin and bonito.
  4. Baby Blues
    Jon Shook and Shiri Appleby Welcome Their First ChildThe actress and chef welcomed a baby girl into the world on Saturday.
  5. Fever For Lefebvre
    What To Expect at Ludo Lefebvre, Jon Shook, and Vinny Dotolo’s Trois MecThe French chef foresees a $70 set menu based on the Parisian bistronomie movement.
  6. James Beard
    Mozza, Animal, Valentino, and Lucques All That Remain For L.A. On James BeardAs in prior years, the same old names enjoy The Foundation’s limited love for L.A.
  7. Rants
    Bon Appetit Names Animal as Part of America’s Most Important Restaurants,L.A. just wants somebody to love its restaurants.
  8. Total Hate
    Vinny Dotolo Not Tickled By Pink’sThe Animal chef would rather be at Dino’s, even if he doesn’t want to know where the chicken is sourced.
  9. Foodievents
    Meadowood’s Christopher Kostow to Cook With Animal Boys on January 14It’s a benefit dinner for Cancer for College.
  10. Animal Instincts
    Jon Shook and Shiri Appleby Expecting First ChildThe couple’s keeping the gender a surprise.
  11. Menus
    See The Menu For Ink’s James Beard Dinner, With Help From Nancy Silverton, JonThere are still 20 to 30 seats available for the seven-course super-chef collaboration.
  12. The Other Critics
    Gold Shines Another Spotlight on Kang Ho-dong Baekjong; Rodell Rebel Yells atThe L.A. Weekly critic calls Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo L.A.’s most successful Southern-influenced chefs.
  13. Grub Guide
    Eight Places to Pig-Out Before ‘The Aporkalypse’Pork belly served eight ways, Iberico raw and in ice cream, and crispy pig head croquettes await.
  14. Fever for Lefebvre
    Ludo Confirms New Restaurant With Jon Shook and Vinny DotoloThe French chef says the project is “maybe something that doesn’t exist in America.”
  15. Animal Instincts
    Jon Shook Still Eating at Chick-Fil-AMakes clear he still doesn’t “support the anti-gay marriage thing.”
  16. Animal Instincts
    Jon Shook and Michael Voltaggio Making a Run For The BorderThe chefs will cook this Wednesday at Diego Hernandez’s Valle de Guadalupe restaurant.
  17. Mazel Tov
    Animal Chef Jon Shook Engaged to Actress Shiri ApplebyThe chef proposed while on vacation in July with his girlfriend of two years.
  18. Foodies With Benefits
    Jon Shook, Vinny Dotolo, Zoe Nathan, Matt Molina, and Sotto Chefs Coming to MBThe five-course menu will benefit Common Threads.
  19. Let Them Eat Foie
    L.A. and S.F. Chefs Look Beyond the BanMichael Pollan thinks the upcoming restriction placed on foie gras is just red herring.
  20. Let Them Eat Foie
    Ludo Speaks on His Foie Gras Swan Song With Jon and Vinny at Son of a Gun“I am French. Foie gras is a God given right, so I will fight for my right to foie,” Lefebvre says of what could be his final night working with the delicacy in L.A.
  21. Celebrity Settings
    Lana Del Rey Eats at Cafe 50’s; George Clooney Takes Date to Dan Tana’sIn a week of Hollywood dates, we even saw our favorite celebrity couple, Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo.
  22. Animal Instincts
    Jon Shook Goes Fishin' for Religion with HEEBThe chef discusses Jewish influences on Animal, his favorite foods, and his mom’s bad cooking.
  23. Slideshows
    What You Missed at L.A. Loves Alex’s LemonadeGreat chefs from afar joined L.A.’s kitchen heroes, along with celebs like Jimmy Kimmel, Timothy Olyphant, and Neil Patrick Harris.
  24. Mediavore
    Inside Animal and Ludo’s Foie Gras Dinner; Learning to Love TripeEverything from liquified foie gras to injectable foie gras were on hand as the chefs protest a coming ban.
  25. Foodies With Benefits
    Who Is Coming to L.A. Loves Alex’s Lemonade This YearThe lineup is filled with chefs coming from out-of-state.
  26. Fever for Lefebvre
    Ludo Unites With Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo for Eight Courses of Foie Gras atAnimal rights protestors may have finally messed with the wrong ornery French chef!
  27. Celebrity Settings
    Ruth Reichl Holds Court at Mozza; Jane Lynch Chases Emmy’s at Fig & OliveWhile Ray Romano ate Italian, L.A.’s food world heavyweights ran the private room.
  28. Fever for Lefebvre
    LudoBites 7.0 Bids Adieu, Teases of Teaming Up with AnimalLudo sends word to be on the lookout for a duck event that features Jon Shook, Vinny Dotolo, and himself.
  29. L.A. Diet
    Chef Jon Shook Grazes at Animal and Celebrates Vinny Dotolo’s Impending“I eat the food that I’m making. I totally eat it. There’s no better way of knowing if the food tastes good.”
  30. Mediavore
    What Was Served at The Kardashian Wedding; Joe Biden Popularizes Pig IntestineWolfgang Puck catered the indulgent affair in Santa Barbara.
  31. Transplants
    La-la Land: Ludo Lefebvre on NYC Plans; the Animal Guys on ‘Amazing’Also: The Animal guys aren’t interested in cooking in New York.
  32. Animal Instincts
    Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo Prove They Are Two Very Different DudesDotolo is kind of like “the quiet one” to Jon’s “cute one.”
  33. Mediavore
    Food Poisoning Strikes Selena Gomez, Jennfer Hudson, and The Playboy JazzCertain locations of the pie-making chain close in the middle of lunch service while customers are still eating.
  34. Mediavore
    Foie Gras Quesadillas Protested at LudoBites; Did Bin Laden Die By PorkyThe French chef’s pop-up restaurant still sold at least one to basically every table.
  35. Animal Instincts
    Jon Shook Shoots FishShook is the star of a new 20-minute film that follows him as he fishes and tries to create a dish out of it.
  36. Mediavore
    Where to Eat Grey Squirrel; Lee’s Sandwiches Heads to VegasA restaurant in Scotland argues that serving this four-legged critter is the ethical choice.
  37. The Gold Watch
    J. Gold Glows Over Gator Schnitzel and Geoduck at Son of a Gun“What is the seafood equivalent of pigs’ ear?”
  38. Openings
    Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo’s Son of a Gun Fires Its First ShotThe Animal chefs’ menu will change daily, while the Bakesale Betty homage stays put.
  39. Animal Instincts
    What We Might Be Eating at Animal’s Son of a GunThe chefs are considering a version of the fired chicken at bakesale Betty that Vinny Dotolo gushed about to us on The Food Chain.
  40. Animal Instincts
    Animal Chefs Plan Son of a Gun on Third Street For SeafoodJon Shook and Vinny Dotolo are going nautical in their follow-up venture.
  41. Celeb Settings
    What Animal Served Marisa Tomei, Aziz Ansari, and Bret Easton Ellis DuringEven the celebs are chomping at the bit for more information into Animal’s new restaurant.
  42. Neighborhood Watch
    Chaya Brasserie Gets Ramsay Chef in 90210; Secret Codes Work at Hugo’s andHarutaka Kishi will revamp the menus for a reopening, while discounts serve those who can hold a secret in Atwater Village and Hollywood.
  43. General Grant
    Where Grant Achatz Plans to Eat and Drink in L.A. When Visiting Next WeekThe chef and his team have a great eating agenda planned for the short trip to the Left Coast.
  44. Mediavore
    Scammers Try to Con Restaurants; A Sulking Gordon Ramsay Retreats to The StatesFake health inspectors try to get at private information, while Gordo leaves England following the firing of his father-in-law.
  45. Animal Instincts
    Animal Chefs Confirm Purchase of Restaurant 3 SpaceJon Shook and Vinny Dotolo claim to be working on a name and concept for the follow-up to their successful Fairfax restaurant.
  46. Foodievents
    L.A. Times Starts a Food FestivalPrices are lower than Food and Wine’s tasting festival, which is being held over the same weekend.
  47. Animal Instincts
    Animal Chefs Rumored to Buy Restaurant 3 SpaceA rep says nothing is 100% certain yet.
  48. Animal Instincts
    The Animal Chefs Are Huge Buddha-HeadsRodelio Aglibot’s Yi Cuisine provided a kitchen for Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo’s catering business.
  49. Foodievents
    Animal and Fox Meet for Veggie Tasting Menus in MayEven (gasp!) vegans will be taken care of here.
  50. Animal Instincts
    The New Yorker and Top Chefs Alike Love AnimalMichael Voltaggio, Akasha Richmond, Nate Appleman, and Mario Batali share what they love about Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo.
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