Milk Bar’s Christina Tosi Is Letting Her Imagination Run Wild in L.A.

Christina Tosi wanted to meet in downtown’s piñata district. Any other chef opening her first L.A. restaurant might have chosen the Hollywood Farmers’ Market to entertain a reporter for a late-morning stroll, but only Tosi—founder of New York’s Milk Bar, creator of the famed Crack Pie, begetter of Compost Cookies and “cereal milk” soft serve—would suggest a Funfetti-colored stretch of Olympic Boulevard strewn with shops featuring fluttering crepe paper and assorted gumballs. (read more)