| Mar 14, 2013
No not that pie. The other Pi.
Are you still wondering what National Pi Day (March 14) is all about? We have answers and recipes! If you're still asking about the Ides of March, not so much on the recipe front.
March 14 is National Pi Day, a day to...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 5:20 PM
The Chicago Tribune has won three national awards for its series “Playing With Fire,” an investigation of toxic flame retardants and the deceptive campaigns that two powerful industries waged to promote the chemicals.
Among the awards is...
| Nov 4, 2012
Set behind 12-foot-tall wrought-iron gates, this Beverly Hills estate centers on a renovated traditional-style house polished to reflect the elegance and glamour of its early days. With a grand terrace for entertaining and a large motorcourt, the compound...
| Nov 12, 2012
For the most part, the group assembled in the Sofitel meeting room appeared classically corporate: heavy on suits and button-down shirts, wearing laminated name tags.
Hotel memo pads and pencils were placed on tables for use during panel discussions....
| Feb 13, 2013
| 11:14 AM
Cool Ranch Doritos Locos Tacos will be here next month. But it's OK to start salivating now.
Yes, the company that brought you a taco shell flavored with Doritos nacho cheese will soon roll out one crackling with zesty ranch flavor.
After selling more...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 1:04 PM
Let's face it, cupcakes are fun. Familiar, colorful and oh-so-cute, these whimsical little cakes are famous for great flavor and mile-high frosting. Best of all? They're small enough that you don't have to share.
And while you can pick up the latest...
| May 27, 2013
| 2:02 PM
This rich ranch-style dressing takes no prisoners when it comes to garlic flavor. Paired with a colorful chopped salad, it makes for a flavorful meal that's simple to prepare.
Milton's special house chopped salad with creamy garlic dressing
| Dec 31, 2012
| 7:25 AM
The former Casey Stengel estate, built for the baseball legend in 1925, is a hit with actress Jenna Fischer. The "Office" star recently bought the Glendale property for $1.9 million.
The Mediterranean-style house of about 4,600 square feet sits on close...
| Sep 29, 2012
Dear SOS: We recently traveled Amtrak's Southwest Chief from L.A. to Chicago. The dining car served the most delicious lamb shanks with mushroom sauce. Could you see if you can get the recipe? Thanks.
Dear Kathy: Amtrak was...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 6:21 AM
The National Book Foundationannounced the finalists for the National Book Awards on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" show Wednesday.
Junot Diaz, who was recently named a MacArthur “Genius” Fellow, is among the fiction finalists for his short-story...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 1:25 AM
It's been two decades since the maverick Los Angeles homicide detective Hieronymus "Harry" Bosch made his debut in Michael Connelly's first novel, "The Black Echo." In 18 novels over that span, the hard-charging, short-tempered, fiercely independent Bosch...