Colleen Dunn Bates, the tireless editor and publisher of the Eat: Los Angeles guidebook taped a segment with John Rabe for KPCC's Offramp today, talking about the psychology of dining out, finding hidden treasures and much more. The interview will run on Saturday's Offramp, but an even longer version is already available streaming on the KPCC website.
The recently-demolished Fred Harvey restaurant on Cahuenga from Hollywood Gastronomical Haunts
And in other media news, L.A. media site L.A. Observed unveiled a long-awaited re-design with tons of good links, including an entire food links category -- thanks for the link, Kevin! You might discover some new blogs on there -- I know I was happy to find Hollywood Gastronomical Haunts, about long-gone eateries, and I also wasn't that familiar with Tasty L.A., a singles dining service. The list of sites in the L.A. as Subject category is also extremely comprehensive, so if you're looking for some new ways to procrastinate, that's a great place to start.