For everyone who's been waiting patiently, hungrily, for Jonathan Gold's next 101 — his third — we have happy news. The Los Angeles Times will publish Gold’s 101 Best Restaurants, his definitive guide to Los Angeles area dining, next month.
The ranking of essential L.A. restaurants will publish Nov. 4, on latimes.com and the L.A.Read more
Stumptown Coffee Roasters, the Portland, Ore.-based specialty coffee company, will be acquired by Peet’s Coffee & Tea of Emeryville, Calif.
This is, as you can imagine, fairly big news in the specialty coffee world. Peet’s Coffee & Tea was founded in 1966 by Alfred Peet in Berkeley and now has retail locations across several states in the United States.Read more
A beer inspired by carrot cake? Gimmicky maybe, but Stone Brewing Co.’s newest collaboration release captures the essence of the dessert without leaving the beer behind. It is more of a nod to the sweet and spicy cake than an attempt to faithfully recreate it as a beer, and it works surprisingly well.Read more
Bar Mattachine, a gay bar with craft cocktails, will open in downtown Los Angeles on Friday.Read more