Category: Alex Atkind

The Best Food Trucks in LA

Spring is upon us, and that means that food trucks are coming back in droves. While winter can deter people from standing outside to buy their lunch, spring and summer make people want to spend more time in the fresh air. That is how lines in front of food trucks form. So, how do you decide which truck is worth… Read more →

Pi Day Pies

  Today is March 14, 3.14, which means that it is yet again the iconic ‘pi day.’ Pi day is celebrated yearly in the United States, on the day when the date matches the first three numbers of pi. People could celebrate this day by attempting to solve complicated math equations (in fact, some do!) but I prefer to honor… Read more →

4 Top Italian Cookbooks

I see Italian food as a vast array of comfort food. Between the delectable sauces, the buttery pasta, the olive oil, the garlic, and the cheese, there is nothing not to love. It is the food of those who absolutely love to eat. Italian restaurants are great, of course, but the good ones tend to be more expensive. Wouldn’t it… Read more →

Why Do Europeans Eat Better Than Us? A Comparison Of European vs. American Food Standards

As a food lover, I’ve been to Europe on many occasions to sample the culinary delights available. Trips to the UK, France, Italy, Greece, and, most recently, Spain, have reinforced my belief that, overall, food standards are higher in Europe and European culture is more attuned to the pleasures of food. Since purity standards are much higher, prices are also… Read more →