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Starry Kitchen

  1. Beef
    Starry Kitchen Owner Inserts (Gator) Shoe in MouthNguyen Tran advises women to bring their pimps in on International Women’s Day.
  2. The Bird Is The Word
    Southern Comfort Meets Southeast Asian Twist at Starry Kitchen’s Fried ChickenOwner Nguyen Tran calls his wife’s take on chicken and waffles “a tasty bastard child of the things we love.”
  3. Let’s Do Lunch
    Starry Kitchen Looking To Start Lunchin’Nguyen Tran confirms, “It’s time to return back to our lunch roots.”
  4. The Gold Watch
    Gold Alights Again on Starry KitchenDubs the chili crab a “cult dish” at its new Tiara Cafe location.
  5. Reopenings
    Starry Kitchen Strikes Back, Re-Open Tonight at Tiara CafeThe Southeast Asian restaurant, sprung from a former speakeasy of sorts, is sharing space in a permanent collaboration with Fred Eric.
  6. Freebies
    Nguyen Tran: ‘Everything I Learned in Life I Learned by F–king It Up!’The restaurateur will give a free talk to Creative Mornings and he’s seriously calling it this.
  7. Pot Cookery
    In the WeedsAnother pot dinner, another costume for Starry Kitchen owner Nguyen Tran.
  8. Pot Cookery
    Jonathan Gold Eats Nine-Courses of Weed and Lives to Write About ItBut has trouble tasting the devil’s weed in nearly everything.
  9. Foodievents
    KCET and Six Taste Collaborate on Malaysian Feast, Tomorrow Night at StarryThi Tran plans five courses both authentic and inspired by Malaysia.
  10. Pot Cookery
    How to Score a Seat at Starry Kitchen and Lauren Quenioux’s Sinsemilla SupperThe two forces insist this is not for people solely seeking to get baked.
  11. Mediavore
    Gunfire Erupts in Venice Whole Foods Parking Lot; Binge Drinking Spikes in U.S.A large area of the seaside city as police nab the indiscriminate shooter.
  12. Pot Cookery
    Laurent Quenioux and Starry Kitchen Uniting on Underground Cannabis Pop-Up?The French chef is rumored to collaborate on a menu highlighting the flavors inherent in marijuana, while Thi Tran will showcase a selection of Chinese herbs.
  13. Neighborhood Watch
    Erbe Matte Grand-Opens Today in Beverly Hills; Wolfgang Puck at The Bel-AirLouis Kim’s crazy-herbs Korean-Italian hybrid is now serving the 90210.
  14. Look Who’s Popping Up
    What Laurent Quenioux Will Cook at Church & State Next WeekThe French chef will bring a taste of French-Cali nouvelle cuisine to the Downtown bistro.
  15. Video Feed
    Laurent Quenioux to Compete on Top Chef: TexasAt 51, the Frenchman might be the oldest cheftestant ever, but can still probably teach the young chefs some new tricks.
  16. Look Who’s Popping Up
    John Sedlar’s Saint Estèphe Will be Reanimated at Rivera Next MonthThe arts-obsessed chef will pay homage to his influential, departed restaurant 30 years after its opening.
  17. The Other Critics
    Virbila Purrs at Hungry Cat; Gold Eats Beaver and Bear at Starry KitchenThe L.A. Weekly critic also gets initiated into the cult of Mother Dough Pizza.
  18. Looks Who’s Popping Up
    Quenioux Returns to Starry KitchenAfter a two-week hiatus, the pop-up that put ant larvae tacos on Downtown’s table returns.
  19. Foodies With Benefits
    Score a Deep Discount for Plate-By-Plate at J Lounge$100 tickets will be offered to one of the town’s biggest tasting events for one night only next Friday.
  20. Mediavore
    Yoplait Yanks Yogurt Ad; Where To Get Deep-Fried Kool-Aid BallsConcerned that its latest commercial encourages eating disorders, activists force the yogurt giant’s hand.
  21. Awards
    L.A. Weekly Awards Starry Kitchen, Chego, MattBites, and Street GourmetLocal restaurants and bloggers take home honors for their coverage.
  22. Foodies With Benefits
    What to Expect at Savor’s Perfect Pairings This ThursdayThe event explores legendary food partnerships like grilled cheese and tomato soup.
  23. Blehtacular
    Laurent Quenioux Bugs Out With Ant Larvae TacosThe chef serves an amuse bouche of Oaxacan “escamole” in corn tortillas.
  24. Look who’s Popping Up
    Strange Bedfellows Starry Kitchen and Laurent Quenioux UniteThe French chef might spend as many as six months popping in and out of the Downtown Asian restaurant.
  25. User’s Guide
    Where to Eat During Restaurant WeekWe pick twelve of the most in-demand menus for dineLA’s Restaurant Week.
  26. Oh Sherry
    How the Food World Feels About S. Irene Virbila’s Outing“No one deserves to be treated like that. Restaurants should affirm our humanity, not deny it,” tweets chef Daniel Patterson.
  27. Neighborhood Watch
    Jacopo’s Closes in Beverly Hills; Scoops Opens in PalmsThe 40-year-old pizza place says it’s been hit too hard by the economic downturn to remain open.
  28. The Gold Watch
    Ball Jokes Drive Jonathan Gold NutsThe L.A. Weekly asks for a moratorium on orb-shaped anatomy jokes.
  29. Truckin’
    Starry Kitchen Truck-Jacks The Mandoline Grill This SundayBall jokes, costumes, and the banh mi that boosted them from an underground apartment restaurant are likely to follow.
  30. 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.
  31. Rants
    N.Y. Times Intrepidly Ventures ‘A Few Miles East on the 10’ to Eat inA long list of new restaurants and classics are omitted as the Gray Lady “discovers” Downtown destination dining.
  32. Quote of the Day
    Thi Tran Talks TransitionsThe Starry Kitchen chef says she “just throws shit together.”
  33. The Other Critics
    GQ Jumps On The L.A. Love Train; Gold Gets Offended by Santa Monica PlaceElsewhere, S. Irene Virbila and L.A. mag both lose it over Waterloo & City’s shepard’s pie.
  34. Foodievents
    Celebrity Sous Chefs Hit Plate-By-Plate This WeekendAziz Ansari and Debbie Lee will join Asian-American celebrities in cooking with notable L.A. restaurants.
  35. Mediavore
    Off-Shore Drinking Ban Considered in San Diego; Sports Concessions Riddled withThe end of “Floatopia” might be drawing near, while eating at the game poses health risks.
  36. Openings
    XOIA Opening With Vietnamese Birria Noodle Soup and Pho Beef Tacos Tonight inExpect specialties from the harbor city of Hoi-An, plus classics and Cal-fusion.
  37. Mediavore
    Ruth Reichl Tweets With a Broken Foot; Robuchon and Jean-Georges Eye BeirutGourmet’s grande dame loves social networking while chefs at the top of their game look to new markets in the Middle East.
  38. Dinner
    Dinner Is Now Served at Starry KitchenService will only be Thursdays and Fridays to start.
  39. Foodievents
    Chef Roundtable Serves Up Puck, Citrin, Splichal, and Feniger in DowntownDowntown’s Starry Kitchen caters a post-panel reception
  40. Trends
    Is Downtown L.A.’s New Culinary Center?Culinary innovation comes from all corners of L.A.
  41. Openings
    Downtown’s New Starry Kitchen Originated in Owners’ ApartmentA Pan-Asian eatery opens Downtown with a colorful past.