Josh Scherer

Los Angeles Magazine

Associate Food Editor for Los Angeles Magazine

Josh Scherer on KCRW

When you think of LA’s food identity, you probably think tacos, Korean barbeque, and a steaming bowl of ramen. Definitely not pizza.

The best new pizza spots in LA

When you think of LA’s food identity, you probably think tacos, Korean barbeque, and a steaming bowl of ramen. Definitely not pizza.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The beloved Jewish deli on Fairfax Avenue received a C on its latest  health inspection .

Canters restaurant gets a ‘C’ rating – should you eat there anyway?

The beloved Jewish deli on Fairfax Avenue received a C on its latest health inspection .

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA’s Grand Central Market is back in vogue.

What's the secret sauce to a good food hall?

LA’s Grand Central Market is back in vogue.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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