Los Angeles

Chasen Kuyo 2010… late notice!

A perennial favorite among Slow Food members and friends is the annual Chasen Kuyo (Tea Ceremony Celebration) of the Zenshuji Soto Buddhist Temple. Although we received notice a bit later than usual this year, we’re […] Read More >>>

Is It Organic? Is That Important?

These are questions that will be posed to panelists at the next Santa Monica Farmers’ Market quarterly panel on Thursday, 4 November, beginning at 7:00pm. These panel discussions are always lively and informative and this […] Read More >>>

L.A. Loves Alex’s Lemonade

When we saw Suzanne Goin at Vibiana recently at the public unveiling of Los Angeles’s food policy agenda, she didn’t talk about the delicious items she brought to the event, or what was the latest […] Read More >>>

Mark Bittman and The Food Matters Cookbook

Mark Bittman, known to New York Times readers as The Minimalist, has turned his attention in recent years to the question of how to reduce one’s carbon footprint and waistline without sacrificing taste and pleasure. […] Read More >>>

Celebrating L.A.’s Finest Local Handmade Artisanal Edibles: Artisanal LA

October is another busy month for food-focused events here in Los Angeles, and we’re intrigued by a new quarterly event: Artisanal LA. When: Saturday and Sunday, October 23 and 24, 2010 from 11:00am until 6:00pm […] Read More >>>

Announcing the First Annual Couscous Festival

Chef Farid Zadi, a founder of the recently established Ecole de Cuisine Pasadena, has extended an invitation to Slow Food Los Angeles members and friends to attend the First Annual Couscous Festival at the school’s […] Read More >>>

“Good Food For All”: A Taste of the Los Angeles Foodshed

The Los Angeles Food Policy Task Force was convened last fall and has prepared a report with recommendations for how we can increase access to healthy, affordable, fairly and sustainably produced foods and strengthen our […] Read More >>>

“The Search for the Legendary Fragrant Sun Fruit of Shangri-La and Other Tales of Adventures in the World of Citron”

It’s rare that we receive news of an event with such a dramatic and exotic title, but we were not surprised to learn that it involved the Culinary Historians of Southern California and David Karp, […] Read More >>>

The Food Rendezvous

August is a busy month for food-focused events in southern California, and this year a new event is coming to the Los Angeles community: The Food Rendezvous. Offering a monthly marketplace for makers of artisanal […] Read More >>>

Are Celebrity Chefs Good for Food?

That’s the provocative point of departure for an upcoming Zócalo Public Square event. Chefs have always had a knack for fame: From Julia Child to Napoleon’s personal chef, who published lucrative cookbooks and invented the […] Read More >>>

Composting Workshop

Continuing its program of community education, the Milagro Allegro Community Garden is offering a free County of Los Angeles Smart Gardening composting workshop. Composting is a great way to reduce yard and kitchen waste and […] Read More >>>

Slow Food Orange County’s Second Annual Barbeque

Slow Food Orange County invites Slow Food members and nonmembers alike to its second summer barbecue featuring a barbecue dinner, live bluegrass music by Walden Dahl, and guest speaker Jill Richardson, author of Recipe for […] Read More >>>