Besha Rodell

Besha Rodell is the restaurant critic for LA Weekly. You can read her daily blatherings about food and drink, as well as her restaurant reviews here.

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The Australian Pub Has No Equal

With its broad utility as both riotous watering hole and community meeting place, the Australian pub has had a unique effect on the country’s drinking culture. Besha Rodell on how it became the living room that welcomes all Aussies home.

40 Ounces to Freedom

The one bottle that taught an entire generation how to drink, and how not to drink. Besha Rodell on the 40’s strange cultural impact and appeal.