Orsa & Winston

Stories about Orsa & Winston

Josef Centeno's Orsa & Winston is The Times' Restaurant of the Year

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • July 30, 2020

Amacita in Culver City channel the Tex-Mex heritage of Centeno’s native San Antonio. The cooking at Bäco Mercat in DTLA begins in the Mediterranean regions before pingponging around the globe. Then there is Orsa & Winston, which opened next door to Bar Amá

in September 2013. With its 35 seats, the 1,200-square-foot restaurant has always functioned as a workshop for Centeno’s evolution as a chef and leader. Orsa & Winston serves a multicourse menu that successfully bridges Japanese and Italian flavors

101 Best Restaurants: 15 dining destinations in downtown Los Angeles

Patricia Escárcega, Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • February 7, 2020

, revolving around carne asada, quesadillas in various configurations and guisados-filled chivichangas. — P.I.E. 208 E. 8th St., Los Angeles, CA 90014, sonoratown.com 7. Centenoplex (Orsa & Winston, Bar Amá, Bäco Mercat) Orsa & Winston is a 32-seat tasting

beauties such as rice porridge with uni cream, Hokkaido scallop and Parmesan — please don’t overlook Orsa & Winston. Centeno began serving an a la carte roster of “snacks” at the restaurant this year that keeps growing in its ambitions; the squid ink

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Sid Weiser, founder of L.A.'s Weiser Family Farms, dies

Jenn Harris • Los Angeles Times • October 2, 2020

lauded restaurants in Los Angeles, influencing dishes at Providence, Mélisse, Birdie G's and Orsa & Winston. Its potatoes, melons and mulberries have been a favorite of Southern California chefs and home cooks for decades. And customers line up every week

was introduced to when I moved here in 2005,” said Josef Centeno, chef-owner of Orsa & Winston restaurant. The chef recently featured the farm’s Honeynut squash on his menu. “I instantly fell in love with their vegetables and they have always had a

Why restaurant critics can't ignore the pandemic

Patricia Escárcega • Los Angeles Times • September 12, 2020

think? Email me at patricia.escarcega@latimes.com. A different kind of Food Bowl The Los Angeles Times Food Bowl will celebrate 2020 Restaurant of the Year award winner Orsa & Winston and its chef, Josef Centeno, with a special virtual dining experience

Taco Power: L.A.'s HomeState merges music and food to make change

Patricia Escárcega • Los Angeles Times • August 1, 2020

lately? Tell me about it at patricia.escarcega@latimes.com. Some newsOn Thursday, The Times announced the winners of its Gold Award (the team behind Post & Beam) and Restaurant of the Year award (Josef Centeno’s Orsa & Winston). The Gold Award is named

; his bio includes the poshest tasting menu settings as well as hidden barebone pubs.” A limited number of tickets are on sale for a special dinner and virtual event with Orsa & Winston. Congratulations to this year's winners. Our stories— “Berries are

Meet the future babka king of Los Angeles

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • September 5, 2020

savory variations seasoned with ingredients like za’atar and feta. Ask him about it via Instagram. L.A. Food Bowl returns ... in virtual form The Los Angeles Times Food Bowl will celebrate 2020 Restaurant of the Year award winner Orsa & Winston and its

L.A. Restaurants That Have Closed Amid the Pandemic, by Neighborhood

Los Angeles magazine • Los Angeles Magazine • August 7, 2020

MercatCredited with ushering in a new era in DTLA dining, Bäco Mercat, the Spanish-fusion by chef Josef Centeno, has permanently closed. Centeno’s restaurants Bar Ama, Orsa & Winston, and Amacita are still open. Broken SpanishChef Ray Garcia’s popular modern

Tasting the future of L.A. dining via takeout

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • July 18, 2020

Susan Yoon was furloughed from her job as chef de cuisine at Orsa & Winston shortly after the mid-March shutdown. At home, she cooked her way through a “pandemic pantry cleanout” and embraced projects such as transcribing her mother-in-law’s baking

David Chang on restaurants and his own life: 'The old ways just don’t work anymore'

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • September 19, 2020

involved, but this mountain needs a new way of climbing it. The old ways just don’t work anymore. A different kind of Food Bowl The Los Angeles Times Food Bowl will celebrate 2020 Restaurant of the Year award winner Orsa & Winston and its chef, Josef

Coronavirus in L.A.: Bars close, restaurants go take-out only

Suhauna Hussain, Andrea Chang, Jenn Harris • Los Angeles Times • March 16, 2020

, the chef-owner of Baco Mercat, Bar Ama and Orsa & Winston in downtown L.A. and Amacita in Culver City, preemptively transitioned all his restaurants to takeout- and delivery-only on Friday. He worries he won’t be able to sustain his businesses on such