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  • Lesley Bargar Suter

    Dine Editor

    Suter oversees all dining and food coverage in Los Angeles. In May 2012, Suter took home a James Beard Award, the first ever awarded for food coverage in a general-interest publication. She has lent her culinary know-how to national publications including Saveur and Conde Nast Traveler, has appeared on a number of television and radio programs including Fox’s Hell’s Kitchen and Top Chef Masters, and is a regular guest on KCRW’s Good Food. She began her career as an Associate Editor at the music magazine Filter and later served as Editor-In-Chief of the alternative weekly newspaper L.A. Alternative.

 

Something to Crow About: A New Sriracha Cookook By Angeleno Randy Clemens

Find more than 50 vegan “rooster sauce” recipes, including ones for sriracha broccoli slaw and our favorite (to say and eat): sriracha shakshuka. Read more...

Quick Take: Steve Martin and Edie Brickell - "Love Has Come for You"

The duo works hard to pull off an album of banjo tunes. Read more...

Quick Take: Cold War Kids "Dear Miss Lonelyhearts"

The quartet shows off that maturity on its most versatile outing yet. Read more...

Quick Take: Specter at the Feast by Black Rebel Motorcycle Club

Is it a peek into the future or an ode to the past? Read more...

Quick Take: Mala by Devendra Banhart

Vintage hip-hop equipment vs. mellow gulches. Read more...

Quick Take: My Rocks Are Dreams by Psychic Friend

Psychic Friend hits the same piano-forward sweet spot as Spoon and Scissor Sisters. Read more...

Quick Take: Automechanic by Jenny O

Jenny O.’s debut album of sweet little songs sung in her sweet little voice is a music supervisor’s dream. Read more...

Quick Take: Hummingbird by Local Natives

The Silver Lake quartet mines the “sweeping chorale” sound Read more...

Quick Take: 'Twas the Night Before Hanukkah

Yuletide tunes vs. Hanukkah classics (wait, those exist?) battle it out for holiday song supremacy. Read more...

Quick Take: Rage Against the Machine—XX

The machine has morphed, but the rage remains the same Read more...

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