Famous Franks are in Town

Alfonso Betancourth opened World Famous Franks, a gourmet hotdog truck, in January 2014. Since then he’s heard remarks ranging from “you only have one truck, how is it world famous?” to “but your name isn’t Frank!” “The name refers to famous people named Frank, like Ben Franklin, Frank Sinatra, and Frank Lloyd Wright for example,” Betancourth politely […]

Brunch at Tanzy Anyone?

  “Everything is treated with respect. All the product from our herbs and how we store them, the fish and how we carry them, everything takes respect and everything takes time” Eric Medina talks about what it takes to be a sous-chef at the upscale Italian restaurant called Tanzy in the Westwood area. Tanzy serves […]

Foodies in the Sequoias

With one cast iron skillet, a cutting board, a copper bottom pot and some utensils, Madison Sano sets out to prove that it doesn’t take a full kitchen to produce a masterful meal in the woods.

Chefs and their Signature Dishes

Photographer Mischa Lopiano set out to photograph area chefs and their signature dishes, which satisfied some of his class assignments – and his appetite.

Persia on the Pacific

What we eat, the amount we provide, the variety we serve, all communicate something about the culture. Photographer Sahar Noor explores the Persian culture through food.