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  1. Imports
    Cardiff Giant Opening Downtown Restaurant With Eleven Madison Park AlumDavid Nayfeld will also cook a collaborative dinner with Michael Voltaggio on June 4.
  2. Awards
    Michael Voltaggio Takes Food & Wine ‘Best New Chef’ TitleOf course, the Top Chef champ is hardly new.
  3. Grub Guide
    Eleven Feasts To Consider For New Year’s Eve in L.A.Highlights include a Dali-inpisred dinner at Ink. and elk dishes at Josie.
  4. 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.
  5. Foodievents
    Ink. Hosting James Beard Celebrity Tour Dinner With Mozza, Animal, Fox, andIt’s like the Lollapalooza of L.A. Chefs.
  6. Celebrity Settings
    Axl Rose Rides The Jäger Train at Tropicana; Dolly Parton Plays Dress-Up atThe singer chases his appearance on Jimmy Kimmel with a pool party at Hollywood Roosevelt.
  7. Video Feed
    Watch Michael Voltaggio Relive His Rise and Trespass in The Hollywood HillsThe chef takes Cole Dickinson and David Gelb foraging for wild plants.
  8. Radio Craves
    Michael Voltaggio Faces The Music, Hangs ToughYep, he once went to a New Kids on the Block concert.
  9. L.A. Diet
    Chef Michael Voltaggio Raids His Brother’s Kitchen, Orders Takeout“I stopped at Chick-fil-A. Yeah, controversial, I know. When I’m traveling, I crave things I don’t normally eat.”
  10. Celebrity Settings
    Prince Harry Lets It All Hang Out at Gjelina; Tom Cruise Leaves Madeo InThe royal rebel had his pants on, but that doesn’t stop one local blog from imaging another scenario with help from Photoshop.
  11. 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.
  12. Celebrity Settings
    Salma Hayek Hits ink.; Vince Neil Takes Shots at Casa VegaEven though he’s in his fifties, he still parties like it’s the eighties.
  13. Freebies
    Free Cold Fried Chicken Sandwiches at ink.sack TomorrowWith the purchase of any other sandwich, as Michael Voltaggio’s place celebrates one year.
  14. The New Kid
    Besha Rodell Tangles With ink.’s Balance of Style and SubstanceL.A.’s new critic calls Michael Voltaggio’s first restaurant “Pure Hollywood,” with pretty dishes that don’t always taste spectacular.
  15. At the Movies
    Michael Voltaggio Goes to the MoviesThe chef will be the artist in residence for a talk with Evan Kleiman at a screening of Dinner Rush.
  16. The New Kid
    Rodell Rounds Up Local Foie BoostersMicah Wexler worries about the precedent being set, while Michael Voltaggio is excited for the challenge a ban may present.
  17. Look Who’s Popping Up
    Adam Cole Teams Up With ink. Sommelier Sunday for BBQ at Tony’s SaloonOne Adam will be on drink duty, the other Adam on the grill.
  18. .Inked
    Michael Voltaggio Lives The Fast Life in SonomaThe chef missed Saturday night’s service to drive on a real racetrack.
  19. Mikey Likes It
    Mr. Bauer Is Back in the Building, Blogging About Fried ChickenHe took his annual vacation home to Kansas City, and stopped off a few other places.
  20. Celebrity Settings
    Wolfgang Puck Eats at ink.; Dr. Dre Visits KatanaJust when we were starting to worry the chef only ate at his own places!
  21. Foodies With Benefits
    5x5 Chefs Becoming 6x6, With Guest Chefs Ludo, Cosentino, Tusk, and Jeremy FoxThe collaboration dinner series also now includes Michael Voltaggio and Rory Herrmann.
  22. Superlatives
    Hoffman and Voltaggio Neck-and-Neck for ‘People’s Best New Chef’The two Cali chefs both have 23% of the vote.
  23. Oh Sherry!
    Can We Live Without Sherry’s Star System?After multiple criticisms from chefs, the paper will revel in the nuances of the writer rather than reduce them to simple rankings.
  24. Celebrity Settings
    Doogie Howser Gets .inked on V-DayThe actor tweets his entire meal, course-by-course, from Michael Voltaggio’s Valentine’s Day dinner.
  25. Burger Time
    Blame Canada: The Hosers at Umami Hatch a Poutine Burger“Beauty, eh?”
  26. Quote of the Day
    Isn’t It Bad Enough That the Person Now Has to Own a Guy Fieri Knife?A chef loses a Guy Fieri–approved keepsake in his kitchen, and he is pissed.
  27. TV Land
    Where Andrew Zimmern Is Eating in L.A. This WeekWho needs live octopus tentacles in KTown when you’ve got face bacon, whelk, and veal brains in Hollywood?
  28. The Other Critics
    Brad A. Johnson Breaks Down 2011’s BestThe critic looks at the world’s best dishes and L.A.’s best new restaurants.
  29. Menus
    ink. is Inktroducing Michael Voltaggio’s $70 Tasting Menus in 2012The chef is attempting to bring the omakase experience to a wider audience.
  30. The Other Critics
    Virbila Inks Two and a Half Stars on Michael Voltaggio; Gold Bites Into BäcoMr. Gold also gobbles up a not-so-authentic, but-trying-really-hard beefsteak dinner with Neal Fraser at the helm.
  31. .inked
    ink. and ink.sack Introduce More Time TweaksMonday service is added at the restaurant, while the sandwich shop is serving into later hours.
  32. Good Genes
    Voltaggio Boys on Top Chef TexasThey’re going to watch.
  33. Cookbooks
    The Voltaggios’ VOLT ink. Drops on TuesdayYou can finally make Michael Voltaggio’s pigeon pastrami at home, granted you have a smoke gun and immersion circulator at your side.
  34. Interviews
    Kevin Sbraga Talks Top Chef, Life Changing Experiences, andThe Top Chef winner’s restaurant debuts Saturday.
  35. The Other Critics
    Miles Clement Finds Little La Lune; Jonathan Gold Gets inked.The L.A. Weekly critic also goes whole-hog at Mozza.
  36. Mediavore
    Beyonce Eats Fries for Two; Wine Floods the BallparkThe pregnant singer has a craving for spuds during fashion week.
  37. 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.”
  38. Coming Soon
    Introducing ink., The Website!Though it’s missing the menu, the chef breaks down the omakase component and introduces his team.
  39. Mediavore
    More Chefs Slag Off Cooking School; The Benefits of Saturated FatBoth Time and The L.A. Times want you to save your money on lessons and get started with a job already.
  40. Foodies With Benefits
    Get The First Crack at Michael Voltaggio’s Omakase at ink.The acclaimed chef is auctioning off an elaborate preview dinner for eight at this weekend’s Taste of The Nation.
  41. Bookshelf
    The Brothers Voltaggio Are Doing a CookbookThe tentative title is a mashup of their two restaurant names: ‘Volt Ink.’
  42. Foodies with Benefits
    Taste of the Nation Brings Early Tastes of Short Order, ink., and FonutsSome of 2011’s most anticipated projects will see their debut at the anti-hunger fund-raiser.
  43. 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.
  44. Top Chef Alumni Newsletter
    Michael Voltaggio Fires Up The Stoves at ink.The chef shows off the first photo from Ink’s interior.
  45. Superlatives
    BizBash Misses The Boat While Predicting 2011’s Most Anticipated OpeningsWe put Voltaggio’s Ink, Animal’s next project, Nancy Silverton burgers, and the rebirth of Grace way higher than a new Rosa Mexicano.
  46. Top Chef Alumni Newsletter
    Michael Voltaggio Plans To Open Ink. on MelroseThe Top Chef winner takes over the former spin-off of Hamasaku on Melrose, but will keep the sushi bar for chef-driven tasting menus.