WHERE TO EAT IN L.A. / what our readers have to say

By Larry Levine – Ask 10 people in to name their favorite restaurant for a celebration dinner and you’ll get at least 20 recommendations. Big city or small town, west coast, east coast or in the middle, people everywhere will be passionate about the places they like... Read More

A BONA FIDE SUSHI PLETHORA DILEMMA

By Larry Levine – I can hear the sarcastic groans of sympathy even before I write these words. But I’m suffering with a sushi plethora dilemma. There are too many excellent sushi restaurants in my life. Yeah, yeah, yeah. I know; there can’t be such a thing. So, how... Read More

A BRATWURST BY ANY OTHER NAME IS STILL A SAUSAGE

By Larry Levine – Stop at 40 sausage shops in Germany and ask for bratwurst; there’s a good chance you could get 40 different sausages. That’s right. Bratwurst is not a name of a specific sausage. “Brat” is German for chopped meat and “wurst” is German for... Read More