Chef John Sedlar’s Playa Restaurant

Playa restaurant

Raising the Bar for Urban Latin Cuisine Living in LA as long as I have, I forget that it is not normal for a four-year-old boy to confidently order Rad Na from a Thai waiter as my friend Charlie does.  LA’s multi-cultural vibe does indeed permeate its food scene, leading me to believe that one […]

Tequila Evolved: Milagro’s UNICO


Well over a decade ago, I discovered that tequila meant more than Cadillac Margaritas after work on Friday and shooters as the weekend wore on. I drink my tequila with no more than a hint of ice so I don’t miss a bit of that agave-fermented flavor, and I don’t mind paying for the privilege.  […]