There’s no way we could have phoned this one in. Check out what we discovered on our pastrami sandwich crawl: French rolls, jalapeños, telenovelas, aquas de jamaica and all.
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!
After returning to Los Angeles from a revelatory trip in the Philippines, Isa Fabro started making desserts that pay homage to her Pinay roots. Watch this driven, funny 39-year-old Filipino-American chef make her signature isamadas for KCRW’s video team at Unit 120 in Chinatown’s Far East Plaza.
A growing group of second generation Filipino-Americans are reintroducing Los Angeles to the flavors of their culture and cuisine, including Chad and Chase Valencia. Their weekly pop-up at Alvin Cailan’s culinary incubator space Unit 120 in Chinatown’s Far East Plaza is called LASA. The restaurant features a “Pinoy-California” menu that Jonathan Gold says is all its own.