Stories about Q

101 Best Restaurants: 15 dining destinations in downtown Los Angeles

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

DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times) 43. Q To sit at the counter at Q, a small, sedate omakase restaurant in downtown L.A., is to receive an education in edomae sushi, a mode of sushi-making that involves lightly treating the fish with some type of cooking or

curing element. Chef Hiroyuki Naruke is a master of the genre. At dinner, he guides you through 20 or so pristine bites, the fish manipulated just far enough to amplify its essential tones and flavor. The flavors at Q are thrilling in their precision, and

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"Mexican food always wins:" Q&A with José R. Ralat about his new book 'American Tacos'

Patricia Escárcega • Los Angeles Times • April 21, 2020
José R. Ralat made headlines last fall when Texas Monthly, the “national magazine of Texas,” appointed him the publication’s first-ever taco editor. The role requires him to travel the state for about two weeks every month to report on the state’s...

Q&A: Netflix’s ‘Tuca & Bertie’ makes fun of food trends. Its creator explains ‘crünts’

Patricia Escárcega • Los Angeles Times • May 6, 2019
Lisa Hanawalt — illustrator, TV producer, soup dumpling devotee — has dedicated much of her work to the subject of food and the working lives of chefs. “I love people who are really good at something, and cooking in particular,” Hanawalt said...

Critic’s notebook: Gone but not forgotten, 10 closed restaurants I miss the most

Brad A. Johnson • Orange County Register • January 26, 2022

used to drive to Garden Grove regularly to eat the barbecued shrimp at this Vietnamese bistro. The pho here was incredibly sophisticated. I go elsewhere for those things now, but I always think of this place when I do. Barbecue brisket at Lillie’s Q

, now closed, in Brea (Photo by Brad A. Johnson, Orange County Register/SCNG) 9. Lillie’s Q (2014-2017) Long before Heritage Barbecue came along and changed the game, this casual yet upscale urban honky tonk in Brea made the best smoked brisket in Orange

The Q Joint in Costa Mesa Smokes the Competition

Edwin Goei • OC Weekly • July 5, 2018

of the Q Joint, a new food stall at the SoCo Farmers’ Market in Costa Mesa, also has ties to the barbecue circuit—not as a contestant, but rather a judge. Benny Chang is a member of the Kansas City BBQ Society, a Master BBQ Judge and an instructor at

the art—or, as in the case of Benny Chang, without knowing what it takes for a judge such as him to award a first-place trophy. The Q Joint at SoCo Farmers’ Market, 3315 Hyland Ave., Costa Mesa; www.theqjointbbq.com. Open Sat., 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Judge’s

Where we love to eat around SoFi Stadium

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • February 12, 2022

standing in line for smoked brisket, sausages and sides from Moo’s Craft Barbecue to take to a Super Bowl party. Closer to SoFi Stadium, our list suggests Woody’s Bar-B-Q, and slightly farther afield there is Maple Block Meat Co. in Culver City. Go for the

Rams' Sebastian Joseph-Day talks Super Bowl food, YouTube series

Jenn Harris • Los Angeles Times • February 3, 2022

it all. ... Everything is fresh and organic. You know what you’re putting in your body, and I’m big on that. Another place I go to is probably Nonna in Westlake. It’s a nice Italian spot I like out there. And 101 North. It’s right by Q sushi. Q sushi

Our restaurant critic’s favorite cookbook in 2022 so far

Bill Addison • Los Angeles Times • June 25, 2022

that should go the way of “the Orient” in broadly describing Asia. Assil prefers SWANA — Southwestern Asia and North Africa — to position the area of her family’s origin, and it’s referenced below. The Q&A has been edited for length and clarity. What is

Baroo chef opens Shiku at Grand Central Market

Jenn Harris • Los Angeles Times • January 12, 2021

pickup and delivery. 317 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, shikulosangeles.com Q returns Advertisement Hiroyuki Naruke has resurrected his Michelin starred omakase restaurant Q downtown. The chef, known for the intimate dinners he orchestrated behind the sushi

Randy’s Donuts Says It’s Been Famous Since ’62. History Tells a Different Story

Chris Nichols • Los Angeles Magazine • June 4, 2021

For answers to more of your burning questions, visit the Ask Chris archive. Q: Why does Randy’s Donuts say, “World Famous Since ‘62”? My dad said it was there in the 50s. A: An astounding 13,000 crullers, cakes, and crumbs pass through the windows