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  1. Leftovers
    Josef Centeno Opening Orsa & Winston; Brooklyn Water Bagel Debuts in WestchesterThe Baco Mercat chef sets his sights on a third Downtown restaurant.
  2. Guest Stars
    Mark Peel Reviving Campanile’s Grilled Cheese Nights at 3Twenty, March 14-AprilThe shuttered 23 year-old restaurant’s most popular night will be offered for three more weeks.
  3. Guest Stars
    Mark Peel Making Suckling Pig Liver Ramen at This Is Not a Pop-Up, FebruaryThe chef will offer a $50 five-course menu using offal and an arrangement of classic ingredients served in new ways.
  4. Airport Dining
    Campanile Starts Construction at LAXMark Peel is hoping to beat projections for an $8 million annual gross.
  5. Foodievents
    Tinga Honors Campanile With ‘Quesadilla Thursdays’The weekly event will feature pastrami-dillas and a BMQ.
  6. Foodievents
    Campanile Packs It In October 31A Halloween party will mark the restaurant’s swan song, with $89 all-you-can-eat edibles by Mark Peel.
  7. The Gold Watch
    Jonathan Gold Eulogizes CampanileThe critic was married at what he refers to as “one of the city’s best.”
  8. Coming Soon
    Former La Brea Bakery Space Becoming Manzke Family’s Bakery and Wine BarWalter sounds off on his embrace of bistronomics.
  9. Closings
    Mark Peel Ponders Future PossibilitiesCampanile plans to close November 30, while its chef-owner considers his next move.
  10. Endangered
    Campanile May Very Well Become Walter Manzke’s RepubliqueA deal to sell the business to Bill Chait could go through as early as December.
  11. Video Feed
    Watch Mark Peel Make Duck Truffle Sausage, Forget Giada’s Name, and Dis GuyThe Campanile chef proves he’s more concerned with the kitchen than the boob tube.
  12. Beef
    Campanile Offers ‘Anti-DineLA’ MenuThe La Brea institution revels in “not paying the big marketing companies or their sponsors!”
  13. Quote of the Day
    Does This Mean We Need to Find a New Dealer?Campanile chef Mark Peel thinks so.
  14. Winners
    After Two Earlier Nominations, Mozza’s Matt Molina Scores a James Beard AwardThe restaurant’s mantle must be stuffed with awards by now.
  15. Closings
    The Tar Pit Goes Extinct in HollywoodMark Peel says the landlord is demanding astronomical rents that would “crush us.”
  16. Menus
    What Roy Choi is Cooking with Mark Peel at Tar Pit Next WeekThe two will risk jail by committing an “uni abalone felony”.
  17. Coming Soon
    Kitchen Power Couple Helming Cook’s County, Coming Next Month to Bistro LQ SpaceBattle-hardened kitchen vets Roxana Jullapat and Daniel Mattern will unite again at a new seasonal center from the owners of Barbrix.
  18. Foodievents
    Picca, Stella Rossa, and Toranoko Add New Blood to Restaurant WeekJust when you thought it was safe to put down your fork…
  19. Celebrity Settings
    Lindsay Lohan Back on the Loose at Lexington Social House; Todd Phillips TakesAnd suddenly, a few familiar faces doing a few familiar things magically realign the cosmos of Hollywood nightlife.
  20. Neighborhood Watch
    Cali Swag Rapper Killed at Inglewood Liquor Store; Beer Belly Opening in KTownMante “M-Bone” Talbert appears to be the victim of a random shooting outside of a LaBrea liquor store.
  21. Airport Dining
    Even LAX Is Getting a Pop-Up, But Not a SpuntinoBoth Ludo and LeBalch are promised, though we think in slightly different forms than those announced.
  22. 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.
  23. Coming Soon
    Brian Ng Eyes Spice Table Opening By Early FebruaryThis veteran of many prized restaurants informs us his restaurant is in the inspection phase.
  24. L.A. Diet
    Evan Kleiman Eats Six-Year-Old Birthday Cake, Makes Meatballs Out of Her Own Cow“I chased it down with an unbelievably sweet goat’s milk from a woman named Gloria. It was great, totally non-goaty.”
  25. 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.
  26. Slideshow
    Mark Peel, David Lefevre, and Ben Ford Have A Cook-Off For Restaurant WeekMayor Villaraigosa and Michael McCarty were among the judges at a chef-filled event.
  27. Videofeed
    Peel Previews Taste of Beverly Hills Cooking DemoDespite bad lighting and cheesy intro music, the Campanile and Tar Pit chef cooks bistecca Fiorentina in under two minutes.
  28. Coming Soon
    Salt’s Cure Almost Ready to Serve West HollywoodTwo fine-dining alums are bringing a combination deli and restaurant to Santa Monica Blvd.
  29. Menus
    What to Eat at Campanile’s Southern Fried-Chicken DinnerMark Peel pairs his legendary comfort dish with a summer side and Georgia peach cobbler.
  30. Beef
    LAist Tar-nishes Mark Peel’s New Happy Hour and Loved OnesThe Tar Pit’s drinks are still powerful at happy hour, even if you might have to babysit the chef’s screaming kids and the eggs are old.
  31. Beef
    L.A. Chefs Share James Beard Award Snub GrumblesMark Peel, Gordon Ramsay, and Suzanne Tracht sound off on L.A.’s lack of accolades and involvement in the James Beard Awards.
  32. The Other Critics
    Virbila and Bastide Resolve Rocky Past; Karen Hatfield Eases Johnson’s Sous VideJoseph Mahon satisfies the Times critic, while Angeleno thinks Quinn Hatfield goes a little far sometimes.
  33. Gone Green
    Local Restaurants Strive for SustainabilityNeal Fraser uses oil from his restaurant to run his family’s car.
  34. Top Chef
    Top Chef Masters Season 2 Cast Is Decidedly Short on San FranciscansNot a single Bay Area chef numbers among the 22 new and returning chef-testants.
  35. Start Choppin’
    Gourmet Butcher Lands on Los Feliz BlockMarried Sona alums bring Angus, sushi quality fish, and rare cuts.
  36. Corina Corina
    Who Inspires Canele’s Corina Weibel?The former commodities trader discusses her biggest influence as a chef.
  37. Mark Peel
    Familyman Mark Peel Prefers His Plates ‘Sexy’Mark Peel on family time and sexy plates.
  38. Dinners
    Campanile Crafts Wine Dinner for Just 50 GuestsCampanile opens a special menu to two winemakers and just 50 guests.
  39. Mark Peel
    Five Reasons Why Mark Peel is The Man of the MomentA new cookbook, restaurant, and bar, to start.
  40. User’s Guide
    Where to Eat During dineLA’s Restaurant Weeks, Starting MondayA few of our favorite things on dineLA’s restaurant week menus.
  41. Empire Building
    Mark Peel Has Plans for The Point and The Tar PitMark Peel is bringing Campanile’s food to a low-key neighborhood restaurant.
  42. Bookshelf
    Mark Peel Rounds Up Campanile’s Family Dinner Recipes in New BookCampanile’s chef and owner puts together his favorite family dinner recipes.
  43. Foodievents
    The 27th American Wine and Food Festival is Back, October 3rdThe lineup for Wolfgang Puck’s stunning wine and food festival.