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Octavio Becerra

  1. Slideshow
    What’s Cooking at Circa in Manhattan BeachKnowing his audience better than they know themselves, Michael Zislis’ latest restaurant strikes a strong balance between sophisticated menus and a casual cocktail lounge.
  2. Coming Soon
    Michael Zislis Bringing Octavio Becerra and Julian Cox To Circa in ManhattanThe yet-to-be-named restaurant is overtaking the owner’s Mucho Ultima.
  3. Foodies With Benefits
    23 L.A. and Bay Area Chefs Uniting in May For Foie Gras Tasting Menu FightOn May 14, chefs like Michael Voltaggio, Ludo Lefebvre, and Doug Kean will each join with restaurants like Melisse and Animal to whip up competing foie gras dishes.
  4. Closings
    Why You’re Probably Not Shocked to Learn Palate Food + Wine Is Closed For GoodIt’s become pretty difficult to trust what failing restaurants say these days.
  5. Temporary Closings
    What Could a Reincarnated Palate Food + Wine Possibly Need?The restaurant unexpectedly closed before the weekend, but promises to reboot.
  6. Closings
    Pinot Bistro Closing After 20 Years, But First Manzke and Becerra Will GuestThe restaurant has come to the end of its lease after 20 years f service in Studio City.
  7. Slideshows
    Patina Celebrates 22 Years With Six Kitchen AlumniDistinguished chefs, including Octavio Becerra, Eric Greenspan, and Walter Manzke, cooked for the big birthday celebration.
  8. Contests
    Win Two Tickets to Patina’s Oysters, Pig, and Pinot After-PartyTell us which is more kick-ass: the swine, the vine, or the brine, for your chance to win.
  9. Happy Birthday
    Patina Celebrates 22 Years With All-Star Alumni DinnerChefs like Walter Manzke and David Feau will each contribute a different flavor to a nine-course menu at Joachim Splichal’s surviving fine-dining restaurant.
  10. L.A. Diet
    Roy Choi Eats Korean BBQ With James Syhabout and Downs a Kush Cookie Before Bed“Every kitchen that I’m at, any kitchen, if there’s something coming off the stove, you can bet my spoon’s coming out of that.”
  11. The Other Critics
    Virbila Sups in London; Jonathan Gold Takes ManhattanBoth of L.A.’s primary restaurant critics hit the road this week and like what they find.
  12. Slideshow
    What You Missed at L.A.’s First Cochon 555Tim Goodell brought pork-fat ice cream, Lindy and Grundy held a butchering demo, and no belly left unstuffed.
  13. Foodievents
    What to Eat at Barbara Fairchild’s Farewell Tour Dinner at EvaFairchild held her last birthday dinner at the restaurant, so chef-owner Mark Gold is returning the favor with a celebration feast.
  14. Foodievents
    Peel, Becerra, Hirose, and Greenspan Face-Off Over DessertDineLA’s final “Quickfire” looks more like Jeopardy’s “Tournament of Champions.”
  15. Foodievents
    Brendan Collins and Octavio Becerra Square Off Over Cold Noodles Tonight atThe winning recipe will stay on Starry Kitchen’s menu through Restaurant Week.
  16. Slideshow
    What You Missed At Wolfgang Puck’s AWFF 2010Jose Andres made decadent tacos, Spago roasted an entire goat, and Nancy Silverton wore a funny inflatable hat.
  17. Foodievents
    Where to Show Alain Giraud and Nancy Silverton Your Jazz HandsChefs will cook for one night-only at Herb Alpert’s restaurant while backed by live musicians.
  18. So Offal
    The L.A. Times Is Already Over OffalThe paper also celebrates elevating “peasant food.”
  19. Menu Additions
    Offal, Urchin, Italian Babybacks, and Cassoulet Hit L.A.’s Favorite MenusSeveral popular restaurants are revealing their chef’s passions with new dishes.
  20. Foodievents
    The 27th American Wine and Food Festival is Back, October 3rdThe lineup for Wolfgang Puck’s stunning wine and food festival.