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Jun 24, 2011 01:36 PM

Best Women Chefs

Who do you consider are the best women chefs in Los Angeles?

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  1. Suzanne Goin immediately comes to mind.

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    1. re: maudies5

      Suzanne Tracht as well. I really like Jar

      EDIT: arghhh it wont let me remove the link to tracht's lol.

      111 East Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802

    2. Giselle Wellman is serving up really great food at Petrossian.

      Niki Nakayama enjoys continued success with her fantastic kaiseki tastings at n/naka.

      321 N Robertson Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA

      1. Brooke Williams (?) original chef-owner of Beechwood, now c-o of Hudson House and Tripel.

        I also like Josie LeBach (?) of Josie's in SaMo. And Diana Stavardis of BLD.

        Wish I could remember their names or spellings!

        BLD Restaurant
        7450 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

        333 Culver Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90293

        Hudson House
        514 N Pacific Coast Hwy, Redondo Beach, CA 90277

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        1. re: Phurstluv

          I would add Pippa at Villetta to the list.

          246 26th St, Santa Monica, CA 90402

          1. re: lizziee

            Thanks, I was also thinking of her, just haven't been there yet myself, and didn't know her name!

            1. re: goodhealthgourmet

              Thank you my Dear, I knew it wasn't spelled correctly!

            2. re: Phurstluv

              +1 for Phurstluv's mention of The Tripel.

              333 Culver Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90293

              1. re: Ernie

                Carolyn Styne isn't a chef, she is Suzanne Goin's business partner and also a Sommelier

                1. re: TracyS

                  I would put Nancy Silverton and Suzanne Goin at the top of the list.

                  1. re: maudies5

                    i would also add Zoe Nathan of Huckleberry and Rustic Canyon, although she may be more of a pastry chef.

                  2. re: TracyS

                    Oh geez, how could we forget her??