If it's a Friday afternoon, that means it's time for the SoCal Restaurant Show on KLAA-AM 830 to give us a scoop on what they'll have on their Saturday morning show. Without further ado, here's producer (and kinda-co-host) Andy Harris with the details!
We don't hate everyone at the Orange County Register, you know. Roving editor Kedric Francis has always been kind to the paper, and he used to be a staple of our gossip column back when we had a gossip column and he was the editor of Riviera. Anyhoo, he's going to be on tomorrow on the SoCal Restaur ... More >>
It seemed a forgone conclusion that the cook book of cook books, Modernist Cuisine, by Nathan Myhrvold, would win a James Beard award of some kind (my bet was for The Cookbook Everyone Talked About But Few Can Afford To Buy Award); but the 2,438-paged, 46-pound and $625-tome not only won the Cookboo ... More >>
Image Courtesy of James Beard FoundationBeginning this year (for the 2011 award season), if you write about food, whether it comes out in print or pixels, the James Beard Foundation will recognize you in the same way. So say you write a magnum opus of a review about Rick Bayless on your food blo ... More >>
Image Courtesy of Deborah Schneider James Beard award nomineee Deborah Schneider of SOL Cocina is debuting her fourth book, Amor Y Tacos, based on recipes she's used for the restaurant. O.C.'s answer to Rick Bayless, Chef Schneider will be having a little shin dig at her Newport Beach restau ... More >>
Flickr user othermaciej under Creative CommonsWhy is it so hard to find properly written menus? Some are too concise and offer no details; others can't shut up. Below are twelve helpful hints for people doing menu writing.