Celebrity chef John Besh stepped down Monday after a report detailed numerous allegations of sexual harassment at his renowned restaurants and company.
The southern Louisiana chef and TV personality left his post with the Besh Restaurant Group after more than two dozen women said they were sexually harassed while working at the company or its eateries.Read more
From the closing of Thomas Keller’s Bouchon Beverly Hills to pizza from Roy Choi, here’s what’s happening in the food and drink world.
Au revoir: Chef Thomas Keller announced that he will close his Beverly Hills restaurant Bouchon, Bar Bouchon and the Bouchon bakery at the end of the year.Read more
Mezcal, a distilled spirit made from an agave plant native to Mexico, was once regarded as inferior to tequila, its more high-profile, industrialized cousin. It was also known for the worm in the bottle, a marketing gimmick once employed by low-quality producers.Read more
Suthiporn "Tui" Sungkamee, co-owner of Jitlada restaurant in Thai Town and a chef known for elevating Thai cuisine in Los Angeles to new heights, died Wednesday after a battle with lung cancer. He was 66.
Opened in 2006, the restaurant gained a cult following, one that includes actors Ryan Gosling and Dev Patel.Read more