Swine and Dine: Pork Tour on a Roll

L.A.’s own Walter Manzke, of Petty Cash and Republique, is off to Aspen to represent our fair city at the Grand Cochon cookout this June. This past Sunday, the acclaimed chef won the local competition, held at the Viceroy Santa Monica, with the help of a Cook Pigs large black heritage pig. Last year’s “King of Porc,” Ray Garcia — an L.A. local, born and … Continue reading Swine and Dine: Pork Tour on a Roll

Republique LA, Our Favorite New Restaurant

Less than a ten minute drive from my home, Republique LA is absolutely my favorite new spot. Sadly, I discovered this restaurant about a year after it opened. Once the old Campanile I have been told, this La Brea dining spot close to Wilshire is the best food gem in LA in years. Not only because I like the fun communal tables, or the fact … Continue reading Republique LA, Our Favorite New Restaurant