Food Lovers' Guide to Los Angeles: The Best Restaurants, Markets & Local Culinary Offerings (Paperback)

The Best Restaurants, Markets & Local Culinary Offerings

By Cathy Chaplin

Globe Pequot Press, 9780762781126, 356pp.

Publication Date: December 17, 2013



The Best Restaurants, Markets & Local Culinary Offerings The ultimate guides to the food scene in their respective states or regions, these books provide the inside scoop on the best places to find, enjoy, and celebrate local culinary offerings. Engagingly written by local authorities, they are a one-stop for residents and visitors alike to find producers and purveyors of tasty local specialties, as well as a rich array of other, indispensable food-related information including: Favorite restaurants and landmark eateries Farmers markets and farm stands Specialty food shops, markets and products Food festivals and culinary events Places to pick your own produce Recipes from top local chefs The best cafes, taverns, wineries, and brewpubs.

About the Author

Cathy Chaplin was born in La Mesa, California, educated in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, and cultured in Saigon, Vietnam. Now based in Los Angeles, Cathy documents all things delicious on her widely-read and respected website, Gastronomy ( Her writing and photography have appeared in numerous publications including Saveur magazine, National Geographic, and Conde Nast Traveler. When Cathy isn't planning her next meal or reflecting on a previous one, she's lacing up her kicks and going for a run."