Ludo Lefebvre

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2012

    ABC Reveals Details About Nigella Lawson & Anthony Bourdain Show

    As his No Reservations show on Travel Channel is winding down, Anthony Bourdain shows no signs of doing the same. He's working on his next travel series for CNN; there's that show on PBS called The Mind of a Chef his company is producing; and now comes more details on the culinary competition show h ... More >>

  • Food

    May 24, 2012

    Brasserie Pascal Bids a Foie Farewell

    Get Pascal Olhats' legendary foie gras dinner (but skip the dessert) before it's banned

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2011

    On the Line: Brian Bennett of Paul Martin's American Grill, Part One

    Photo by Meranda Carter​One of the visionaries behind Paul Martin's, Brian Bennett teamed up with Paul Fleming in selecting local purveyors and perfecting the sustainable menu at their ideal neighborhood restaurant. With a personality as grand as his Tommy Bahama shirt collection, Bennett shares q ... More >>

  • Food

    July 14, 2011

    Joseph Mahon Plays Burger Parlor Games

    The local-born chef returns to OC, and he's cooking burgers

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2011

    The Inquisitive Diner's Field Guide to Yelpers

    ​Yelp is a huge force in the restaurant review world. They've taken a motley assortment of amateur writers and given them legitimacy and a huge platform from which to express their opinions. The site is a huge trove of information, written by normal people who don't see their name splashed across ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 15, 2010

    5 LA-Based Food Trucks That Should Come To OC More Often in 2011

    Come on, LA food trucks. We know traffic on the 5 and 405 sucks, but if you make Orange County a regular stop on your weekly routes, you'd surely have lines waiting. Bonus: OC has more parking. Here are five of my favorites: 1. LudoTruck LudoTruck​I had a chance to try the very-hype ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2010

    Cupcakes Out, Pies In: Someone Gets Paid To Predict Food Trends

    Flickr user vpickeringWhere food trend predictions come from...​We're coming up to the end of the year, which means it's time for would-be tastemakers to make all sorts of bold and useless predictions about what the new trends are. That people pay to hear this nonsense is hysterical (though the fa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2010

    Ready for OC Foodie Fest?

    ​Niyaz and Jeff at the Register's Food Frenzy blog have posted their list of picks for tomorrow's OC Foodie Fest at the Honda Center in Anaheim, and for the most part, we agree. Since there will be 50 trucks, obviously no single person can try all of them. Here are our choices.

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2010

    LA Times Article on The "Food Paparazzi" a.k.a. Those @#$%^ Food Bloggers!

    Photo By​ First it was the NY Times, today it's the LA Times' turn to put in its two-cents on this phenomena of food picture-taking. Unlike the NY Times article, which chronicled those obssessed with capturing every morsel of food eaten, even if it's a jelly bean or a bowl of oa ... More >>