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Loco For Locavores

  1. Loco for Locavores
    Piper Goldstein Opens Atwater Village FarmAnd somehow manages to make macrobiotics look to cool.
  2. Mediavore
    Ye Olde King’s Head Owner Sounds Off on Stagnant Bank Loans; Pete Wells NamedSuddenly, those heart-warming commercials featuring Pink’s owners ring hollow.
  3. Mediavore
    Coolhaus Gets in Bed with Nissan; The Passions of Colonel SandersTurns out, the KFC icon was very into regionally specific recipes and farm-sourced food.
  4. Neighborhood Watch
    Erbe Matte Grand-Opens Today in Beverly Hills; Wolfgang Puck at The Bel-AirLouis Kim’s crazy-herbs Korean-Italian hybrid is now serving the 90210.
  5. 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.
  6. Openings
    The Churchill Will Lord Over 3rd Street, Opening October 21stFarm-to-table menus will be prepared by chef Jason Tuley, of Santa Barbara’s now shuttered Three Square.
  7. Neighborhood Watch
    The First Look at Mercato di Vetro’s Menu; Libra Serves $15 All You Can EatThe Culver City Brazilian makes Midtown Lunch break its own rules.
  8. Slideshow
    What You Missed at Localicious30 chefs were each united with a farmer to highlight peak produce in engaging small plates.
  9. Loco for Locavores
    Silver Lake Couple Produces Feral Honey at HomeThey only barter with the stuff, though they’re not afraid to sell t-shirts.
  10. Loco for Locavores
    What You’ll Find at The Santa Monica Farmers Market’s Five-Day BirthdayChef demos, restaurants cooking with farmers, and discussions about sustainable cooking will rule the neighborhood in mid-September.
  11. Mediavore
    Grocery Workers Reject Proposed Health Benefits; Spices May Fight Fatty FoodsA strike is looming for Southern California’s major grocery chains.
  12. Quote of the Day
    Salt’s Cure Cures Veganism!It’s always the cheeseburgers that bring ‘em back.
  13. Slideshow
    Scenes from This Weekend’s Eat Real FestivalBackyard chickens, pigs, and honey bees took over The Helms Bakery complex for a weekend.
  14. Mediavore
    David Chang Flies First Class; Killer E-Coli Moves to FranceThe chef also wants to apologize for spilling his wine on another passenger while high.
  15. Coming Soon
    Catch The Churchill, Coming To Third StreetJason Tuley of Santa Barbara’s Square One is named the executive chef.
  16. Foodies With Benefits
    Celebrate Canyon Culture and Cuisine at Out of the Box’s Summer FeastBerkshire pigs, strawberry aguas frescas, and live bluegrass will introduce foodies to L.A.’s farm-fresh country scene in the Malibu hills.
  17. Mediavore
    Restaurant Prices Increasing; How Not To Propose in a Mall Food CourtPrices have gone up and will continue to rise through the year.
  18. Empire Building
    Seasons 52 Makes Plans in Santa MonicaA new location at Broadway and Ocean will mark the chain’s 23rd branch in fall 2012.
  19. Loco for Locavores
    True Food Kitchen Opening May 9th at Santa Monica PlaceThe Arizona-headquartered franchise seeks to give Real Food Daily a run for most literal restaurant name.
  20. Loco for Locavores
    Yamashiro’s Market Returns For SpringSadly, Bulgarini won’t be back with their sublime gelato.
  21. Truckin'
    Farmer’s Market Cooking Leaps Aboard The Food Truck MovementThe Flatiron Truck serves a daily changing menu inspired by local ingredients, though it still can mix up a mean hybrid burrito.
  22. Mediavore
    Chef Santi Santamaria Dies in Singapore; Aretha Franklin Goes On a DietThe Catalan chef has a heart-attack in Singapore, while the great singer deprives herself of ham hocks and pig’s feet.
  23. Loco for Locavores
    Ray Garcia Gets High School Kids to Eat Their VegetablesThe chef helps with Olympic High’s edible garden.
  24. Mediavore
    The United States of Beer; Carl’s Jr. Parent Co. Considers Leaving Carp forMeanwhile, eat the burger chain’s newest menu item at your own risk.
  25. Slideshow
    First Look Into Rojas Eatery, Now Open in West L.A.Naan and crispy salami find their way into this unique locavore Mexican restaurant now open in West L.A.
  26. Loco for Locavores
    Tim Kilcoyne Debuts New Restaurant Next TuesdayAs if to emphasize the point beyond house-made ketchup, he’s even calling it Local’s.
  27. Loco for Locavores
    What to Eat When Fig Welcomes Garcia Organic FarmsUber-sustainable chef Ray Garcia will orchestrate multiple dishes using the produce of Garcia Organic Farms, a Santa Monica Farmer’s Market mainstay.
  28. Loco for Locavores
    The Omnivore’s Dilemna Meets Fast Food Nation at USC. DepressedEvan Kleiman will moderate a discussion with Eric Schlosser and Michael Pollan, potentially injecting some humor into the earnest plea for better eating habits.
  29. Loco for Locavores
    Garcetti Supports 90-Day Extension For Hollywood Farmers Market Street ClosureHowever, Hollywood Film School is yet to sign off.
  30. Openings
    From Grinding on the Dance Floor to Grinding Meat in the Kitchen: Les DeuxThe once-popular celebrity night club turns into a locavore gastropub. Who’s trendy now?
  31. Coming Soon
    Big Trademark Trouble in Locavore Land? The Napa Grill Coming To The ValleySound familiar? Oh right, there’s already a restaurant chain named just like it with the same concept.
  32. Beef
    L.A.’s Locavores Could Lose Seven Farmers Markets If Hollywood Film School GetsAtwater Village, Watts, Echo Park, and Crenshaw could lose their markets if vendors in Hollywood are forced to find new digs.
  33. Mediavore
    Mozza Pigs Out; Janet Jackson Barbie Auctioned For Project Angel FoodThe Hollywood Italian favorite is holding dinners featuring whole hogs, while sadly, the Barbie Doll does not come from the singer’s Rhythm Nation phase.
  34. Mediavore
    Justin Bieber Plays With His Dinner in London; Grant Achatz On TheThe petulant star acts up at La Porte Des Indes and a sous vide machine becomes available for the home chef, winning approval from the Alinea chef.
  35. Mediavore
    Plastic Bags Banned by L.A. County; French and Mexican Foods Need ProtectionUnincorporated areas of L.A. will see plastic grocery bags phased out, while The U.N. starts looking to save cultural cuisine.
  36. Mediavore
    U.S. Water Apparently Not Good Enough For Japanese Chefs; 288,000 More EggsThe water at your favorite sushi restaurant might be imported, while Cal-Maine Foods worries about salmonella being served in your breakfast.
  37. Loco for Locavores
    What To Eat When Moreton Fig Starts Serving Dinner TomorrowAnother meal that sounds too good for college punks hits the Bradley Ogden-involved restaurant at USC.
  38. Loco for Locavores
    Lindy & Grundy Meats Plan Old-School, Yet Sustainable Butcher Shop in DecemberA classic butcher shop is landing on Melrose with organic, humane, and locally raised meats.
  39. Foodievents
    Mark Bittman Hits The Skirball Center TonightThe author discusses sustainable eating over a sustained plug for his new book.
  40. Mediavore
    Barq’s Root Beer Sues Coke; Campbell’s Protested Over New Halal Soup Line
  41. Loco for Locavores
    Andrea Cavaliere Planting Edible Garden at Melrose SchoolThe Cecconi’s chef joins Michelle Obama’s “Chefs Move to Schools” program.
  42. Slideshow
    A Look Into Mäni’s on Maple, Now Open in Beverly HillsThe rebirth of the 21-year-old Fairfax bakery stresses vegetarian options, whole foods, sustainable seafood, and grass-fed meats.
  43. Loco for Locavores
    Michael’s Leads Farmers Market Tours in Santa Monica“Market Meetups” will find the California cuisine pioneer preparing dishes with a specific seasonal ingredient before exec chef Mike Stern showcases his favorite vendors and market tips.
  44. Mediavore
    Evan Kleiman Calls For More Farm Food in The City; PETA Kills Dancing ShrimpThe Good Food host seeks to increase access to actual good food, while animal rights activists protest a seafood dish in Sacramento.
  45. Foodievents
    Who Will Be At Artisanal L.A.?Over 60 independent, sustainable food artisans will present their wares, alongside two full days of chef demos and expert panels.
  46. Foodies With Benefits
    Bay Area Pork n’ Beans Unite At Cube This SaturdayFatted Calf will bring the pork, Rancho Gordo is bringing the beans, and proceeds go to Cube Foundation’s fight to bring locavore cuisine to L.A. families.
  47. Loco for Locavores
    Sidecar Chef Tim Kilcoyne Is Springing The Local Cafe on VenturaThe city’s local foods guru plans wood-fired pizza, seasonal salads, and his own line of fruit preserves.
  48. Foodies With Benefits
    Chefs Collaborate To Bring ‘Good Food For All’ To L.A.A tasting event will surround the mayor’s unveiling of the first report from L.A.’s Food Policy Taskforce.
  49. Hatchi Happenings
    Chicks With Knives Founders Bring SOLE Power to BreadBar TonightSuzanne Griswold and Rachael Narins prepare eight dishes of sustainable, organic, local, and ethical barbecue for the Hatchi Series.
  50. Openings
    Seasons 52 Bringing More Market Menus to The Mall This MondayA Costa Mesa location will the restaurant’s first in the West.
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