los angeles

travel + culture

Al Langer

Of all the delis, in all the tucked away corners of the world, the Los Angeles institution Langer's has given more joy to more displaced New Yorkers than any other.
chefs + restaurants

First Taste: Gonpachi Beverly Hills

L.A.'s newest, biggest Japanese restaurant turns dinner into a movie.

Kitchen Warriors

At first, these San Gabriel chefs struggled to please American palates. Then they decided to cook from the heart.
October 2003

Traveling Man

François Kwaku-Dongo hails from the Ivory Coast, but his food, says Robert Sietsema, speaks of Japan, Italy, and beyond.
October 2002

Smoke and Mirrors

A serious "barbecuist" with a craving for perfectly seasoned, fork-tender meat finds reflections of the South in California.
June 2002

Spécialités de la Maison: Musso & Frank Grill

Musso & Frank Grill has been in business since 1919, and its high-ceilinged, booth-lined interior has a dignity that only age can bestow.
November 1976
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