Food

FigOly at the Luxe City Center Hotel

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 Join the Luxe City Center Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles in welcoming FigOly with former Top Chef contestant, Chef Alex Resnik. This Californian restaurant with a Northern Italian flare boasts of a main dining room with a bar and lounge, as well as a outdoor terrace overlooking L.A. Live. FigOly currently offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner menus, an outdoor terrace menu, and a list of artisan cocktails. Read More

TV

Think you have the face to cook on TV? ‘Top Chef’ to cast for season 10

Starting in N.Y. and ending in L.A.

Bravo’s reality cooking competition show “Top Chef” will be looking for contestants to take part in season 10. The first audition will be held in New York at “Top Chef” judge Tom Colicchio’s Colicchio & Sons on February 21 from 10 AM – 1 PM. Other locations include Linger in Denver, Empire State South in Atlanta, Kitchit in San Francisco, Graffiato in DC, and The Foundry on Melrose in Los Angeles. Any hopefuls will need to fill out an application and create a video. Read More

Food

‘Top Chef’ contestant Marcel Vigneron’s tips on caviar

From the 'Beverly Hills Caviar' tasting

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Nestled in the hills of Bel Air, Beverly Hills Caviar hosted a caviar tasting by Top Chef contestant Marcel Vigneron for the Harold Robinson Foundation, dedicated to enriching the lives of inner city and underprivileged children, with performances by the Malibu String Quartet. Here’s the dishes and some tasting tips from Marcel. Read More

Food

Meeting of the culinary masterminds – Lexus Grand Tasting at the Los Angeles Food and Wine Festival

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The First Annual Los Angeles Food and Wine Festival kicked off with a bang on Wednesday, October 12 and continued until October 16 all over Los Angeles. The Lexus Grand Tasting Event at L.A. Live, spanning 2 days, was no exception to the excitement. Star studded with celebrity chefs, over 300 wines, and the Lexus Tasting Lab, patrons of the event found themselves at the height of decadence and luxury with an all you can drink and eat feast from some of the nations top chefs and wineries. Read More

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Food

‘Top Chef All-Stars” Angelo Sosa and restaurateur Curtis Nysmith brings an ‘elevated’ gastropub experience to West L.A.

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It would probably take us a while to taste all 120 beers offered on tap over at the SmithHouse Tap & Grill in West Los Angeles. It’s a gastropub, created by Owner, Curtis Nysmith, with a cocktail list, automated draft system, where you can pour your own booze at the table and a “classical American cuisine with a global influence” menu created by “Top Chef All-Stars'” Angelo Sosa. Read More