Chef Derrick de Jesus' Venice Pop-Up MSG


I must admit that I sometimes roll my eyes when I hear the words "pop-up" in the context of a restaurant.  I feel like everyone has a pop-up project going on.  I could open the front door to my place while I'm cooking one night and claim I have an exclusive, limited time pop-up dinner going on.  Not sure many would pay for that privilege, but when a real chef is between gigs, locations or wanting to branch out on his own, he might start a pop to try out some new dishes, build a following and test the whole restaurant thing out.  Chef Derrick de Jesus did just that with a new Monday night pop-up at Venice's Brick House Kitchen.   - Continue Reading


Kelly Page

I'm a food fanatic who makes healthy whole food recipes, reviews the latest Los Angeles restaurants, appreciates fine wine and cocktails, and travels to experience different cultures and cuisines.