2020 marked a time of massive upheaval in the restaurant industry. We met up with 4 LA chefs to explore how their businesses have been impacted, their hopes for the future, and how they’ve found support in their restaurant families as they navigate this unprecedented year. Our Table is created […]

Upcoming Mexican-American rapper J J L has something to say about POTUS Trump. Listen to his vision on the Funk Darker produced track “Walls”. Walls is one of the first (free) tracks that are going to be released by ol’ Minnesota resident Funk Darker. Expect a quirky, dark blend of […]

Too often Mexican cuisine is reduced solely to tacos and burritos. The country is full of rich culinary traditions, and nowhere is that more apparent than Oaxaca. At Guelaguetza—the legendary Mexican restaurant in Los Angeles’ Koreatown—Oaxacan tlayudas and mole take centerstage. Topped with meat, cheese, and salty, chicharrón-like asiento, tlayudas have a role in Oaxacan cuisine that far exceeds their reputation as “Mexican pizza.” Mole—the rich, spice-and-pepper-packed sauce of the region—is used to to drench the tlayudas, as well as chicken, enchiladas, and any other foodstuff within arm’s reach. Helmed by second-generation owner Bricia Lopez, Guelaguetza is a bucket-list destination for anyone looking to experience the culture of Oaxaca and L.A. at the same time.

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First We Feast videos offer an iconoclastic view into the culinary world, taking you behind-the-scenes with some of the country’s best chefs and finding the unexpected places where food and pop culture intersect.