Off-Ramp host John Rabe talks with Colleen Bates, editor of EatLA, about the latest edition of the huge food guide. Here is the relatively unedited version of their conversation, with exclusive dish on foodie trends, the psychology of dining out, and tips to find good Swiss food and the best vegetable soup in LA County. Come inside for the link to the EatLA website and to find out who this handsome devil is.
That's not Colleen Bates in the photo. It's John's friend Andy Kline, in town from Alaska, where they don't have pastrami as good as Langer's. (Don't get mad, Alaska. Neither does New York.) If you had the guide, you'd know just where to find Langer's.