Vinny Dotolo and Jon Shook: Animal, Los Angeles, CA

Meet the Dudes, Carmelized Productions, Dec. 23, 2007. meet Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo from "2 Dudes Catering" which airs on the Food Network. link

Bacon Chocolate Bar, Time Magazine, Jan. 15, 2009. Joel Stein visits the restaurant Animal and cooks a very manly bacon chocolate bar. link

Carmelized Productions on Last Call, Last Call With Carson Daily, Dec. 23, 2007. Tune in and watch Vinny create Kabocha Squash Pancakes with foie gras and Jon make potato pancakes along with a few festive holiday drinks. link

'Two Dudes, One Pan', CBS Early Show, Sep. 6, 2008. Authors of the quirky new cookbook "Two Dudes, One Pan," chefs Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo create a tasty end-of-summer feast with arugula salad, fluke with tarragon, and a 'whatever' upside down cake. link

CHOW Tour: Animal Chefs' Meat Love,, July 13, 2010. What's a temple of meat, gravy, and excess doing in image-conscious Los Angeles? link

The Biz, Carmelized Productions, Nov 3, 2007. Jon and Vinny are more then just caterers, come and get a glimpse at some of the other things they do. link

Shook & Dotolo, Iron Chef America, Sep. 22, 2008. A clip of Vinny and Jon competing against Cat Cora. link

Print Media
Best New Chefs 2009: Vinny Dotolo and Jon Shook, Food & Wine. Profile of the chefs. link

Setting a Thanksgiving Table for Friends, The New York Times, Nov. 17, 2010. By Rima Suqi. The two chefs and owners of the Los Angeles restaurant Animal went shopping for serving pieces and accessories. link

Killer Food, The New Yorker, April 26, 2010. By Dana Goodyear. Abstract letter on Animal. link

L.A.'s Masterminds of 'Dude Food,' The Wall Street Journal, July 16, 2011. By Katy Mclaughlin. Follows how the duo concoct hit dishes. link

Eat to the Beat: Vinny Dotolo and Jon Shook, Maxium, April 4, 2011. By David Swanson. Vinny and Jon discuss food and Music. link

Exclusive Peek: Son Of A Gun Restaurant, Huffington Post, March 7, 2011. Behind the scenes look at Son of a Gun. link

The Eat Like a Man Interview: Chefs Jon Shook & Vinny Dotolo, Esquire Eat Like a Man food blog, April 23, 2010. By Ryan D'Agostino. Interview about Jon and Vinny's relationship as well and their career. link

Son of a Gun (Los Angeles, CA), KevinEats blog, Feb. 27, 2011. A rundown of every dish on the menu. link