Food & Wellness

You Won’t Believe It’s Not Beef

You Won’t Believe It’s Not Beef

Publication - Alive

Beef burgers without cows? It sounds like some genetic scientist’s futuristic fever dream. But get your grill at the ready—the future ... read more

Forget The Freezer

Forget The Freezer

Publication - Clean Plates

With ingredients this fresh, you won’t need it anyway How fresh is the Vietnamese cuisine at The District by Hannah An? Let’s put read more

Vegan Cheese, Please

Vegan Cheese, Please

Publication - Clean Plates

Los Angeles is having an artisanal vegan cheese movement—who knew? Five years ago, chef Youssef Fakhouri decided to sequester himself ... read more

Barneys Gets Fresh

Barneys Gets Fresh

Publication - Clean Plates

We love a good power lunch as much as anyone. But the tradition of brokering deals over a gargantuan steak, basket of bread and a ... read more

Hyper Local

Hyper Local

Publication - Clean Plates

Make your Malibu Farm favorites at home with this luscious new cookbook. Hold onto your surfboard: Malibu is emerging as L.A.’s modern ... read more

Salads Go Glam

Salads Go Glam

Publication - Clean Plates

Greenleaf’s new Hollywood location As build-your-own salad places go, Greenleaf Gourmet Chopshop (with locations in Beverly Hills read more

A Good Wrap

A Good Wrap

Publication - Clean Plates

Jeanne Chang isn’t your typical restaurateur. She’s got a degree in molecular biology and has been a practitioner of traditional ... read more

New Year, New Cleanse

New Year, New Cleanse

Publication - Clean Plates

Rather than go on a juice cleanse, keep your body nourished with a soup cleanse. We love organic, cold-pressed juice as much as anyone. read more

Minus The Meat

Minus The Meat

Publication - Clean Plates

If you’ve been to Beverly Hills’s Scratch Bar, you know that chef Phillip Frankland Lee is an unabashed carnivore, to the tune of ... read more

Slow your (breakfast) roll

Slow your (breakfast) roll

Publication - Clean Plates

Try planning for a more mindful morning. A smoothie downed while getting dressed. A nutrition bar thrown in your bag. A bottle of ... read more

You’re Golden

You’re Golden

Publication - Clean Plates

This time of year, it seems like everyone is clutching a hot cup of holiday cheer in latte form. The pumpkin spice latte is a ... read more

Fall’s Green Leaves

Fall’s Green Leaves

Publication - Clean Plates

Highs have dropped into the “chilly” 60s, so it’s officially autumn. Ready for some celtuce and a-choy? Huh? These fall greens may ... read more

5 New Coconut Products We Love

5 New Coconut Products We Love

Publication - Clean Plates

Can’t get enough of the coconut? Here are new food products that you’ll be nuts over. Just when you thought you’d run out ... read more

6 Ways to Love Lavender Even More

6 Ways to Love Lavender Even More

Publication - Clean Plates

A new trend is flowering—the purple plant provides not just health benefits but flavor to these foods. Ahhhh, lavender—this delicate ... read more

Decolonizing Your Diet

Decolonizing Your Diet

Publication - Clean Plates

Supercharge your guacamole and eat like a MesoAmerican with this plant-based Mexican cookbook. Chilled ceviche, cool guacamole, ... read more

Sqirl It Away

Sqirl It Away

Publication - Clean Plates

Sqirl restaurant, located at the edge of Los Angeles’s funky Silver Lake neighborhood, is a Clean Plates pick for good reason. The ... read more

Before Whole Foods, There Was Rainbow Grocery

Before Whole Foods, There Was Rainbow Grocery

Publication - Clean Plates

San Francisco’s first major organic and natural food store helped pioneer how we eat today. If you’re interested in knowing where read more

Parking Lot To Plate

Parking Lot To Plate

Publication - Alive

Driven by a love of local food, Square Roots is cultivating the future of urban farming. In the parking lot of an old factory in ... read more

Cold Rush

Cold Rush

Publication - Clean Plates

Our mom always told us that if we ate our veggies, we could have dessert. But what if we told you that if you ate dessert, you could ... read more