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Ray Garcia

  1. Slideshow
    A Look Back at Cochon 555 Los Angeles, AKA ‘Cinco De Puerco’Fig chef Ray Garcia won the pork cooking competition, while hiding his identity under a Mexican wrestler mask.
  2. Contests
    We’re Giving Away Two Tickets To The Cochon 555 After-Party, May 5 at House ofThe Cinco de Mayo bash includes tequila and mezcal slushies and a barbecue prepared by Christian Page of Short Order.
  3. 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.
  4. Funnies
    Fig Chef Does a Hand-PlantFortunately, Ray Garcia is totally intact.
  5. Douchetinations
    Fairmont Hotel Opening The Bungalow in JulyThis contrived surf shack for private parties will feature a menu from the hotel’s standout restaurant, Fig.
  6. Let Them Eat Foie
    What You Missed at The Wilshire’s ‘Foie Festival’Protestors refusing cookies from the kitchen, Mark Peel eulogizing a still-living Paul Bocuse, a 13-year-old chef, and over six courses of duck liver.
  7. Let Them Eat Foie
    Animal Rights Group Won’t Allow L.A. To Enjoy Foie Gras Quietly While It LastsFollowing protests at Melisse last night, Wilshire will be next to host a multi-chef benefit dinner for C.H.E.F.S.
  8. Loco For Locavores
    Joe Miller Shows You What the Hell to Do With Your CSAThe chef will take one box of produce and demonstrate how to make a meal of it.
  9. Quote of the Day
    Where Ray Garcia Launched His CareerThe FIG chef used to be the chips and salsa man at Chuy’s Mexican Restaurant.
  10. Slideshow
    Los Angeles Food & Wine: A Look at Last Night’s PremiereIn addition to L.A. heroes and chefs we’ve come to know from AWFF, we were happy to see Graham Elliott, Daniel Boulud, Lydia Shire, and Hubert Keller in town for a change.
  11. Oeno-File
    Ray Garcia + Josh Klapper = New FIG WineThe chef produces both a pinot noir and chardonnay for home and restaurant.
  12. Slideshow
    What You Missed at Localicious30 chefs were each united with a farmer to highlight peak produce in engaging small plates.
  13. Oeno-File
    FIG is Entering The Wine BizThe locavore stronghold is getting its own label this fall.
  14. Foodievents
    Catch Dinner…With Your ChefSpend a day on the water with some of your favorite L.A. chefs.
  15. Slideshow
    What You Missed at Angeleno’s ‘To Live and Dine in L.A.’Despite a slow start, the event proved itself to again be one of the city’s best in terms of dishes.
  16. Foodievents
    Neal Fraser and Eric Greenspan to Compete Over PupuIs there any cook-off on Earth Greenspan won’t try to conquer?
  17. Neighborhood Watch
    Chimu Opens at Grand Central Market; Tacos Por Favor ExpandingDowntown has a new Peruvian, while the Westside’s prized taqueria will double down with a second neighborhood location.
  18. Loco for Locavores
    Ray Garcia Gets High School Kids to Eat Their VegetablesThe chef helps with Olympic High’s edible garden.
  19. Menus
    Fig’s Becoming a Meat Market on V-DayIf duck heart tartare isn’t your thing, the other side of the menu offers market-sourced vegetarian dishes.
  20. Mediavore
    How Chef Ray Garcia’s Garden Grows; Industriel Restaurant Planned DowntownThe Fig chef funds his own community garden to help at-risk students.
  21. 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.
  22. Foodies with Benefits
    The Chefs from Fig, The Gorbals, Bottega Marino, Spago, and Nobu Unite TomorrowThe chef super group is raising funds for St. Vincent’s Meals on Wheels by each contributing one dish.
  23. Truckin'
    Two Trends That Won’t Die Unite Again: Bacon Mania Truck Launching SoonYes, more bacon will be dispensed from another food truck.
  24. 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.
  25. Loco for Locavores
    Ray Garcia Brings Weiser Farms To FIG’s TableThe award-winning sustainable chef breaks the menu down into categories for beets, carrots, potatoes, and melons.
  26. Slideshow
    What You Missed at Chef’s Night Out 2010Angeleno handed out restaurant awards to their picks of the year’s best toques.
  27. Chef's Night Out
    Brad A. Johnson Lets The Chefs Out Again For 8th Annual Restaurant AwardsThe critic is giving away two tickets to an event with a star-roster of chefs and an awards ceremony for his year’s best picks.
  28. Neighborhood Watch
    Food Truck Boycott Urged in Larchmont; Beverly Hills Hotel Chef Going to BocuseJane Gilman urges the truck trend out of her backyard and Alex Chen will represent Canada in the culinary competition.
  29. Neighborhood Watch
    Ray Garcia Holds Cooking Demo in SaMo; Street Food Fest Relocating to Rose Bowl?FIG’s chef is demonstrating three dishes live at Snyder Diamond while organizers of a food event debacle promise to do a better job in a bigger space.
  30. Fig's Franks
    Ray Garcia Remixes the Hot Dog at FIGRajas, chorizo, and bacon-marmalade grace the chef’s new summertime snacks.
  31. Slideshow
    The Los Angeles Sandwich RegisterIn a big sandwich town, these are carving out their own legends.
  32. Tacotown
    FIG’s Ray Garcia Adds a ‘Taco Bar’ and Storms the SaMo Farmer’s MarketContinuing an exaltation of Mexican favorites, the kitchen makes its own tortillas and
  33. Awards
    Jordan Kahn Wins ‘Best Dish’ at StarChefs GalaA pastry chef takes home “Best Dish” honors for the first time.
  34. The Other Critics
    Brad A. Johnson Busts Bouchon’s No-Show Chef, Thomas KellerIs salt to blame or the lack of Thomas Keller?