We also spoke with a few of our favorite seasonal chefs to see what they can't wait for this fall.
Though it's missing the menu, the chef breaks down the omakase component and introduces his team.
The Top Chef victor sprang surprise news that he's opening a sandwich shop...tomorrow!
With great food and a committed sense of duty from the chefs, Taste of the Nation made for one of L.A.'s best tasting events of the year.
The acclaimed chef is auctioning off an elaborate preview dinner for eight at this weekend's Taste of The Nation.
The L.A. Times and Food & Wine, rivals only last summer, are now a team for a new series of events called The Taste.
Some of 2011's most anticipated projects will see their debut at the anti-hunger fund-raiser.
The L.A. chefs recount the years toiling away as teenage cooks.
Krissy Lefebvre stands up for Chef Ludo, so we'll take the case of the Brothers Voltaggio.
Meanwhile, eat the burger chain's newest menu item at your own risk.
The city councilman stresses that another burger chain is the last thing his constituents need.
The chef shows off the first photo from Ink's interior.
We put Voltaggio's Ink, Animal's next project, Nancy Silverton burgers, and the rebirth of Grace way higher than a new Rosa Mexicano.
The shuffle hardly mirrors any of the drama going down in Colicchio's New York empire.
The Top Chef winner takes over the former spin-off of Hamasaku on Melrose, but will keep the sushi bar for chef-driven tasting menus.
Guy Savoy and Patina vet David Feau plans creative farm-to-table twists on French and American classics.
Using our Rosetta Stone for PR-speak the answer appears to be "maybe."
The Patina and Lutece vet will cook light California fare.
The perpetually-in-motion chef shows a "scary focus" when it comes to plating baby vegetables.
Food was scarce outside of VIP, while appearances from food trucks and Top Chefs ruled the day.