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Mark Peel

  1. rip
    Influential Los Angeles Chef Mark Peel Has DiedThe Campanile co-founder was 66.
  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
    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.
  6. The Gold Watch
    Jonathan Gold Eulogizes CampanileThe critic was married at what he refers to as “one of the city’s best.”
  7. Closings
    Mark Peel Ponders Future PossibilitiesCampanile plans to close November 30, while its chef-owner considers his next move.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. Beef
    Campanile Offers ‘Anti-DineLA’ MenuThe La Brea institution revels in “not paying the big marketing companies or their sponsors!”
  11. Quote of the Day
    Does This Mean We Need to Find a New Dealer?Campanile chef Mark Peel thinks so.
  12. 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.
  13. The Russ Parsons Project
    Using Simple Arithmetic, Russ Parsons Debunks Publishers’ Perceived PrejudicesWhen his pal goes too far protesting that New York publishers hate L.A. chefs, the editor simply adds up the titles on his shelf.
  14. Foodies With Benefits
    Huge Gang of Top Chef Vets Reuniting For Whole Pig Potluck at WilshireThe afternoon roast will benefit Share our Strength.
  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. Mediavore
    Roy Choi Cooking with Mark Peel at Tar Pit; Food Network Host Busted for RecipeThe Kogi chef clarifies, “we gonna wreck some shit…”
  18. Mixocalypse
    New York’s Audrey Saunders Bartending at The Spare Room TonightThe noted mixologist, who backed away from her job at The Tar Pit, will celebrate the promotion of bartender Naomi Schimek.
  19. Neighborhood Watch
    Cimarusti Buys Silver Spoon Space; A Vineyard Grows in Mt. WashingtonMeanwhile, Michael Voltaggio names his head bartender at ink.
  20. Awards
    AIA Nominates Lukshon, Earl’s, Pitfire, and Mendocino FarmsOf course, the group outdoes their foibles from last year by including a now closed restaurant.
  21. Closings
    The Point Reaches Its EndMaybe we haven’t earned the right to cheaper Mark Peel cuisine just yet.
  22. Foodies With Benefits
    Who Is Cooking at Taste of The Nation Laguna BeachOn May 22nd, celebrity chefs will each get paired with a local farm and winery to cook for an ocean-view cocktail party.
  23. Beef
    Tart Gets Bitter Over Unapproved Restaurant.com CouponsAre dining deal websites starting to get a mind of their own?
  24. Endangered
    Mark Peel’s The Point and Emé’s Ortolan Hit The Endangered ListDespite a sunny forecast for the restaurant business, two of our favorites are struggling.
  25. Foodievents
    Peel, Becerra, Hirose, and Greenspan Face-Off Over DessertDineLA’s final “Quickfire” looks more like Jeopardy’s “Tournament of Champions.”
  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. Slideshow
    What You Missed at Taste of Beverly HillsFour days of chef sightings, cooking demos, and wine and cuisine appreciation left a nice taste in the mouths of 90210 residents and guests.
  28. 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.
  29. Mediavore
    FDA Cracks Down on Egg Factories; Mark Peel Prepares Campfire PotatoesInspections are planned for hundreds of egg facilities, while the Campanile chef pairs with Weiser Farms for next weekend’s food festival.
  30. Contests
    Win Two Tickets to L.A. Times Celebration of Food & WineSend your entries in by next Friday, August 20th.
  31. Foodievents
    L.A. Times Starts a Food FestivalPrices are lower than Food and Wine’s tasting festival, which is being held over the same weekend.
  32. 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.
  33. Celebrity Settings
    See Canyon Vendor Defends Mark Peel’s Privacy; Ryan Seacrest Gets Romantic atFarmer’s market salespeople have the backs of L.A.’s chefs while the American idol M.C. takes his girlfriend for some Bayless.
  34. 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.
  35. The Happiest Hours on Earth
    What to Eat and Drink at Tar Pit’s New Happy HourTar Pit finally puts its excellent cocktails and bar eats on discount.
  36. Foodievents
    Chef Roundtable Serves Up Puck, Citrin, Splichal, and Feniger in DowntownDowntown’s Starry Kitchen caters a post-panel reception
  37. 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.
  38. Top Chef
    Top Chef Masters: Return of the Jedi ChefThe chefs reinvent pub food, and the cast of ‘The Real Housewives of Orange County’ drop by for cocktails.
  39. Foodievents
    Chefs and Cooking Superstars Invade Upcoming Festival of BooksMark Peel and Alice Waters headline on the cooking stage after Top Chef vets warm it up.
  40. Booze News
    The Tar Pit Reveals New Bar Manager and Spring Cocktails TodayDavid Kupchinsky is promoted at Mark Peel’s supper club.
  41. Trends
    Is Downtown L.A.’s New Culinary Center?Culinary innovation comes from all corners of L.A.
  42. Openings
    What to Eat at Patina’s New Market CafeA burrito named for chef Joachim Splichal comes to breakfast in Downtown L.A.
  43. The Other Critics
    Gold Plans L.A.’s Last Supper; Virbila Finds Tar Pit’s Sticking PointsL.A. Weekly offers try-before-you-die-dishes and Mark Peel’s new place gets a lot right but only some of the time.
  44. Mixocalypse
    Mark’s Tar Pit Marketing Didn’t A-Peel to Audrey SaundersMark Peel’s spotlight is too hot for his staff.
  45. Cooking Classes
    Where to Take Cooking Classes With a James Beard Award WinnerMartha Rose Shulman and Clifford A. Wright announce a spring schedule.
  46. 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.
  47. Back of the House
    First & Hope Hires The Edison’s Aidan DemarestThe mixology expert is working with chef Shelley Cooper on a cocktail menu.
  48. The Other Critics
    Brad A. Johnson Busts Bouchon’s No-Show Chef, Thomas KellerIs salt to blame or the lack of Thomas Keller?
  49. Openings
    What to Eat and Drink at The Tar Pit, Open TonightMark Peel’s cocktail restaurant comes to Hollywood.
  50. Openings
    Tar Pit, Bastide, and Grill ‘Em All Grand-Open This WeekThree anticipated openings are afoot.
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