From Boyle Heights to Malibu, Los Angeles is the most exciting food city in the United States. These 100 recipes from L.A.’s best chefs transport the California Dream to your table.
Blessed by the abundance of sun, sea, and fertile agricultural land; vibrant Asian, Latin American, Middle Eastern, and European communities; and talent in up-and-coming mavericks, celebrity chefs, and bold restaurateurs redefining hospitality, Los Angeles is having an unprecedented food moment.
Alison Clare Steingold has collected and curated 100 recipes from the most talked-about kitchens in town, many shared for the very first time. From local favorites to celebrity hot spots, Los Angeles dining culture combines respect for ingredients, relaxed yet confident technique, and a flair for showmanship that can only come from next door to Hollywood. From cocktails and pantry staples through homemade pizza dough and desserts, The L.A. Cookbook presents the drinks and dishes Angelenos love most, brilliantly adapted for the home.
Contributors include Alma, Baroo, Bestia, the Beverly Hills Hotel Fountain Coffee Shop, Bottega Louie, Chengdu Taste, Everson Royce Bar, Farmshop, Felix, Guelaguetza, Joan’s on Third, Jon & Vinny’s, Little Flower Bakery, The Little Door, LocoL, Love & Salt, Matsuhisa, Meals by Genet, n/naka, Otium, Paloma’s Paletas, Park’s BBQ, Revolutionario, Rucker’s Pies, Spago Beverly Hills, The Tasting Kitchen, Valerie Confections, and many more.
About the Author
Alison Clare Steingold has covered food, design, hospitality, and travel on the West Coast for more than fifteen years, writing for Architectural Digest, the Wall Street Journal Off Duty, and Luxury Magazine, and was a senior editor at C Magazine.
"If you want a snapshot of the way Los Angeles eats right now, Alison Clare Steingold’s 100-recipe cookbook is the way to find it. From longtime menu stalwarts to modern classics, The L.A. Cookbook snakes its way through Boyle Heights, Silver Lake, Downtown, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Koreatown and Manhattan Beach, among other neighborhoods, to provide an across-the-city how-to on our favorite dishes."