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  1. Foodies With Benefits
    Top Chef-Testants Uniting at Wilshire For a Benefit Pig RoastBrooke Williamson, Ilan Hall, and four other alumnis of the program will join Nyesha Arrington to benefit Share Our Strength.
  2. Celebrity Settings
    Dita Von Teese Dines at Wilshire; Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart HitIn West Hollywood, Real Housewife Lisa Vanderpump is opening her own cougar trap club.
  3. Sweet Things
    Danielle Keene Opening Bittersweet Treats, December 4 in PasadenaExpect an assemblage of vintage baking pans and custom milkshakes.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. Foodies With Benefits
    Huge Gang of Top Chef Vets Reuniting For Whole Pig Potluck at WilshireThe afternoon roast will benefit Share our Strength.
  7. The Other Critics
    Gold Offers 60 Korean Dishes Every Angeleno Should Know; Burum Finds Nirvana atThe critic pens a swan song for L.A. Weekly on the city’s densest, arguably greatest dining district.
  8. Lawsuits
    Andrew Kirschner Sued Over Tar & Roses Construction?Sarlin Builders Inc. is seeking over $120,000 in payment for agreed-upon work.
  9. Quote of the Day
    Nyesha Arrington Looks Back on Her First DayThe Wilshire chef nearly gave up on her career when she had to brunoise a case of peppers.
  10. Openings
    Tar and Roses Taking Reservations for Tomorrow NightThere’s still no word on what chef Andrew Kirschner will prepare for his fans.
  11. L.A. Diet
    Wilshire Chef Nyesha Arrington Eats Lou Malnati’s Pizza and Drinks With Andy“What’s awesome is that two out of six are chefs, but we’re taking these ordinary ingredients and plating them. And then we all sat around and watched Top Chef, and they all laughed at me.”
  12. 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.
  13. Truckin’
    Farmer’s Market Cooking Leaps Aboard The Food Truck MovementThe Flatiron Truck serves a daily changing menu inspired by local ingredients, though it still can mix up a mean hybrid burrito.
  14. Coming Soon
    Andrew Kirschner’s Tar & Roses Takes Shape in Santa MonicaSignage and window coverings have gone up for the Wilshire chef’s solo project.
  15. Chef Shuffles
    Andrew Kirschner Leaving Wilshire For a Solo ProjectThe chef could be opening a restaurant called “Tar & Roses” in the former home of BreadBar Santa Monica.
  16. Chef Shuffles
    Top Chef Just Desserts Finalist Takes Over at L.A. CreameryDanielle Keene has stepped in after the departure of Jessica Goryl.
  17. TV Land
    Wilshire’s Andrew Kirschner Gets Booted From Next Iron ChefAlton Brown boots Wilshire’s chef for a lack of ingenuity, depriving L.A. of another competitor.
  18. TV Land
    Andrew Kirschner Predicts The End of The Food Truck Trend“I have great respect for those who do molecular gastronomy but I don’;t think it has legs,” says the Wilshire chef.
  19. Menus
    What to Eat at Wilshire’s White Plate DinnersAndrew Kirschner is cooking casual classics like fish ‘n chips and spaghetti for the bar.
  20. Testing
    Where Chefs Audition For L.A.’s Big RolesRestaurant recruiter Brad Metzger installed a state-of-the-art test kitchen to preview local cooking talent.
  21. Tony Tony Tony
    Anthony Bourdain Is Coming to L.A….To LectureThe No Reservations star will shill for his new book.
  22. Neighborhood Watch
    Canteen 2301 Opens in Boyle Heights; Pioneer Scrapped in Echo ParkTwo coffee shops open in L.A. while a Hollywood lounge violates an alcohol law.
  23. Foodienomics
    How Splichal and Citrin Plan To Survive WinterPredictions for winter dining are bleak, but some local chefs have improvised solutions.
  24. Oenophile
    Andrew Kirschner Pairs Wild Boar Pot Pie with Gamble Wines at WilshireWilshire pairs with a winemaker for a one-night dinner.
  25. Halloween Candy
    Chefs’ Favorite CandyL.A. chefs tell us what their favorite candy is to eat and pass out.
  26. Neighborhood Watch
    Gardens on Glendon Is Gone; Adam Goldberg Disses L.A. EatsSilver Lake restaurants are slammed by an actor, and Gardens on Glendon closes.
  27. Foodievents
    Top Chef Contestants and Cali Wines Unite in MalibuL.A. Mag has invited 25 restaurants, 25 wineries, and a handful of former Top Chef players to cook for Malibu.
  28. Neighborhood Watch
    Wilshire’s Double Happy Hour Extends to Every Day; Simon L.A. Reveals New MenusWilshire will extend its two-timing happy hours, and Simon L.A. debuts new fall menus.
  29. User’s Guide
    Where to Eat During dineLA’s Restaurant Weeks, Starting MondayA few of our favorite things on dineLA’s restaurant week menus.
  30. Foodievents
    Win a Job with WilshireSanta Monica’s Wilshire restaurant wants you to work there for a night.