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Top Chef's Michael Voltaggio at BREADBAR

Want to get a taste of L.A.’s lone Top Chef Vegas contestant Michael Voltaggio (of Bazaar) before the August 26 season premier? On July 30, he’ll take over the...

More Voltaggio! Appointed Chef de Cuisine at the Langham

It’s been a busy week for Michael Voltaggio (former chef de cuisine at Bazaar). First it’s announced that he is one of the Top Chef Season 6 contestants. Then...

My LA to Z: Kat Von D

Kat Von D is not a native Angeleno, but the tattoo artist and reality star lives like one since moving to the Hollywood Hills.   1Necromance One of my favorite places to...

Outward Bound

  Photographs courtesy Denise Philibert  

Loh Life

This just in from a BuzzCut reporter in the field: In Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off, Sandra Tsing Loh’s widely discussed and utterly depressing dissection of her...

News Buffet: Grab A Napkin

All you can eat from the mail bag… Tomorrow is the launch of Café Pinot’s “Locals Night” (aka, happy hour). The theme for the premier dinner...

REALITY BYTES – American Idol Auditions Hit L.A.

As expected, security was tight at the American Idol auditions last Tuesday morning at the Rose Bowl. Not one of the tight-lipped staff members would let me beyond the...

Caché to Open Friday

Caché, the new project from Mélisse chef Josiah Citrin and chef de cuisine Nyesha Arrington, is slated to officially open this Friday. The restaurant is taking over the space...

Sensory Overload: The Electric Daisy Carnival

Walking to the Coliseum for the 13th annual Electric Daisy Carnival, I imagined I was marching toward a battlefield. Hundreds—no thousands—of people whose synchronized steps mirrored the...