Sriracha Festival spices up Los Angeles

Most college students know sriracha as a spicy red savior, the loyal condiment that allows disappointing dining hall food to transcend its banal blandness. Author Randy Clemens (The Sriracha Cookbook) and food blogger Josh Lurie (, however, feel that sriracha is a versatile and exciting ingredient in its own right, and an incendiary part of […]

Cronut madness sweeps over LA

Gourmet cupcakes are so passé. Cronuts are the latest in the world of baked goods. As of last May, these hybrid creations brought together two unlikely allies, starting a sugary phenomenon. It is hard to resist the heavenly smell of a freshly baked croissant, the crown jewel of every French boulangerie. Top that off with […]