EAT Los Angeles 2011: The Food Lover's Guide to Los Angeles by Colleen Dunn Bates, Linda Burum, Pat Saperstein |, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
EAT Los Angeles 2011: The Food Lover's Guide to Los Angeles

EAT Los Angeles 2011: The Food Lover's Guide to Los Angeles

by Colleen Dunn Bates, Linda Burum, Pat Saperstein
     
 
L.A.'s favorite food-lover's resource is back with a third edition that's bigger, better and more essential than ever. Boasting new listings galore -while keeping the same low price- this guidebook shares the favorite finds of L.A.'s savviest food journalists. From food trucks to French bistros, wine shops to caterers, butchers to brew pubs, Thai markets to Chinese

Overview

L.A.'s favorite food-lover's resource is back with a third edition that's bigger, better and more essential than ever. Boasting new listings galore -while keeping the same low price- this guidebook shares the favorite finds of L.A.'s savviest food journalists. From food trucks to French bistros, wine shops to caterers, butchers to brew pubs, Thai markets to Chinese dim sum houses, you'll find L.A.'s best food in this acclaimed book.

A team of expert culinary journalists shares the Why, What and Who on nearly 1,300 of their favorite places: restaurants, of course, but also caterers, ethnic markets, gourmet-to-go, breakfast cafes, taco trucks, kitchen supply, wine shops, bakeries, burger joints, farmers' markets, food festivals, ramen houses, butchers, coffeehouses, tea parlors, gelaterias, pubs, chocolatiers and much more. And it covers all of L.A. County, from Long Beach to La Cañada.

Colorful cleverly designed, the book fits comfortably in the hand, car or purse, opens flat and has tabbed chapters so you can quickly find what you're looking for.

EAT: Los Angeles eschews the corporate chains and seeks the one-of-a-kind places that reflect their communities and the passion of their owners. It also flags places that are good for families, vegetarians and vegans, party-throwers, romance-seekers and night owls, and it gives a shout-out to the sustainable. Finally, it showcases the Essentially L.A. places that shouldn't be missed.

Eat-LA.com
The book's companion web site, eat-la.com, boasts a large searchable database and frequent posts from the team of writers about discoveries, deals, events and news from the food front.

About the Team
EAT: Los Angeles is a collaborative book edited by Colleen Dunn Bates, publisher of Prospect Park Books and a longtime food and restaurant journalist. Joining her are Jean T. Barrett, a wine and food writer for such publications as Westways and the Los Angeles Times; Linda Burum, author of A Guide to Ethnic Food in Los Angeles and an expert on international cuisines who writes for the Los Angeles Times and Los Angeles; Pat Saperstein, the savvy sleuth behind L.A.'s best food blog, Eating L.A.; Jenn Garbee, author of Secret Suppers and a Los Angeles Times food writer; Miles Clements, who writes for the Los Angeles Times, District Weekly and his own blog, Eat Food with Me; Amelia Saltsman, author of the Santa Monica Farmers' Market Cookbook; and Bandini, the mysterious and hungry proprietor of the Daily Taco blog.

Editorial Reviews

The third edition of EAT's L.A. food lover's guide knocks you over with its comprehensiveness. Your knees will buckle in appreciation at its entries for approximately 1,300 restaurants, bakeries, burger joints, farmers' markets, food festivals, butchers, coffeehouses, tea parlors, pubs, chocolatiers, caterers, and more. Whether you're a vegetarian, a vegan, a born-again meat eater, or a late night marauder, you will crave the company of this trustworthy paperback. Priced to sell and satisfy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780984410217
Publisher:
Prospect Park Books
Publication date:
10/01/2010
Pages:
376
Product dimensions:
7.06(w) x 4.84(h) x 0.84(d)

Meet the Author

Colleen Dunn Bates is the editor and publisher at Prospect Park Books and the leader of the EAT: Los Angeles team. She has written several other books, including Hometown Pasadena and Storybook Travels, and she's covered L.A. food for Westways, Bon Appetit, L.A. Style, the Los Angeles Times and others.

The proprietor of the hot blog EatingLA.com, Pat Saperstein is L.A.'s most respected food blogger, with a particular passion for Thai and Chinese cooking. Saperstein also revews restaurants for the Los Feliz Ledger, and by day she is a senior editor for Daily Variety.

An expert on ethnic cuisines, Linda Burum writes frequently for Los Angeles Magazine and the Los Angeles Times, and she's the author of the acclaimed A Guide to Ethnic Food in Los Angeles.

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