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Thursday 13 June, 2013

Umami ‘Residency:’ Micah Wexler Serves Up Dead Chefs

Micah Wexler is one of my favorite Los Angeles chefs, just as much today as at his underregarded, now-shuttered restaurant Mezze. What sets him apart isn’t easy to delineate, but in an era where personal image and presentation flash are priorities for most chefs, Wexler has a way of putting a personal stamp on dishes [...]

Wednesday 18 April, 2012

Wurstküche: German For ‘Kiss My Weiner’

As I write this, there are 2653 reviews of Wurstküche on Yelp (and a 4+ stars average), so I’m well aware that I’m a day late and a donut short (as my daughter likes to say) on this one. But it’s been a long time since a venue bugged the F out of me inspired [...]