Spago Wolfgang Puck is one of the defining voices of American cuisine. I wasn’t quite sure whether my time in LA should involve a trip to his restaurant or an examination of how the places I visited were influenced by his work, and the work of the likes of Alice Waters and Jeremiah Tower, in …

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Here’s Looking at You It seemed likely that at least one of my days in Los Angeles would be a lazy/hungover day given my late night arrival and strong programme of imbibing. Monday seemed as good a day as any for this occurrence so I committed to only one booking for the day which was …

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Coffee & Drinks in LA I was lucky to be staying in close proximity to a range of good coffee options during my time in Los Angeles. The first place I visited was Andante Coffee on South Grand Avenue. It was a really impressive little place with just a few seats for sit-in customers and …

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Simone Dinner at Simone had been in the diary for quite a while so I was excited when the day finally came around for me to visit. I celebrated by walking to the recently opened venue in LA’s arts district along the actual Skid Row. Whilst there I met the biggest cockroach of all time. …

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Otium The esteemed MJ recommended that I take a look at the Netflix show Final Table, mainly because Scottish chef Graham Campbell was apparently on very good form during several of the episodes. What I quickly discovered was that one of the contestants was from LA, his restaurant was round the corner from where I …

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