Curtis Stone’s first job in Australia was at a butcher shop. So it’s no surprise that his new Hollywood restaurant Gwen includes a patio, an asador-style grill, two bars and — you guessed it — a meat market.
Cape Seafood and Provisions buys seafood from a community supported agriculture program called Dock to Dish. Since April, the seafood shop co-owned by Michael Cimarusti (Providence, Connie & Ted’s) has been selling fresh and smoked fish and gourmet pantry items at its store in West Hollywood.
Anya Fernald worked with dairy farms and artisanal producers in Europe before launching Slow Food Nation and building Belcampo Meat Co.’s vertically integrated meat empire from the ground up. Fernald has also just published a new cookbook, “Home Cooked,” in which she shares recipes and the story of how Belcampo was born.
We are excited to announce this year’s panel of judges which consists of some of LA’s best tastemakers: 2016 James Beard Awardee for Outstanding Pastry Chef Dahlia Narvaez (Mozza), Meadow Ramsey (Sqirl), the Los Angeles Times’ own Jonathan Gold and test kitchen director Noelle Carter, plus many more!