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Author Lesley Bargar Suter

  • 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.


Hot Stuff: Announcing L.A.'s 75 Best Restaurants

And the winners are...

Q&A: Sonoko Sakai of Common Grains

The soba master and culinary missionary discusses how she turned her love of Japanese buckwheat noodles into a second career Read more...

Eight Other Restaurants For the Meat Obsessed that You Can Actually Get In To

No luck scoring a spot at Totoraku, the secret beef restaurant profiled in the March issue? Despite its being one of the bastions of vegetarianism, Los Angeles boasts a bevy of other places where carnivores dine like kings. Read more...

Celebrity Quack Double Feature

You may have noticed a familiar face in this month’s “Best New Restaurants” article on newsstands now. Or should we say a familiar bill? Read more...

An Insider’s Guide to This Year’s Top Ten Best New Restaurants

In the January issue we salute the city’s most appetizing arrivals. Here’s what to know before you go. Read more...

Ask and You Shall Receive: A Round-Up of Restaurants That Will Be Open Christmas Day

If you plan on steering clear of the kitchen on Christmas day, check out the local eateries who'll keep their door (and kitchen) open. Read more...

This Month’s Special: The 2012 Food Lover’s Guide

The pages of this month’s Food Lovers Guide on newsstands now reflect the recent explosion of the DIY food trend in L.A Read more...

Chefs of the Year: A Preface

It just made sense. We’ve put together countless (honestly, I can’t even count anymore) lists outlining the city’s best dishes, restaurants, and drinks, but although we’ve kicked the idea around for years, we’ve never dedicated an issue to the people behind L.A.’s finest food. It was time. Read more...
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