| Aug 4, 2011
| 12:38 PM
Overall impression: Palme d'Or gets its name from the biggest prize given at the Cannes Film Festival. True to its name, Palme d'Or may be South Florida's biggest culinary prize. It delivers at a level of sophistication rarely seen in restaurants from...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 1:25 PM
Background: Chef Tuan Truong and Lien Pham, husband and wife owners from Da Nang, Vietnam, designed their 50-seat restaurant to take diners on a tour of their homeland as well as Korea, Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand. What makes this a sweetheart of a...
| Oct 7, 2011
Dinner or a snack is likely rolling up to a location near you as the mobile-food vendors phenomenon keeps on trucking across the country.
Food trucks and mobile kitchens are not new, but with the Food Network's the "Great Food Truck Race" and the Cooking...
| Nov 17, 2011
If Thanksgiving is the classic American food holiday (or maybe it's the only American food holiday?), pumpkin pie is the classic ending for it. And while you can find all kinds of variations that take the basic pie in different directions — many...
| Nov 10, 2012
Total time: 2½ hours, plus chilling and cooling times
Note: Adapted from Quinn and Karen Hatfield.
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup plus 3½ tablespoons water
2 3/4 cups plus 2 tablespoons (12 ounces) flour
3/4 cup (1½ sticks) plus...
| May 8, 2011
My Mother's Day wish list is easy: I'd like a break from my duties as the scheduling czarina, the dubious title my family has bestowed upon me.
If you'd like to de-stress Mom (if that's even possible), here are some favorite places to flee. They're...
| Jan 21, 2012
Little bistro, huge impact. Like a different sort of miracle of the five loaves and two fishes, Chez Panisse, the landmark Berkeley restaurant, and its founder and guiding spirit, Alice Waters, have leveraged a small temple of slow, local and organic food...
| Jul 4, 2011
Kim Kardashian's butt is real. Some haters said it was fake. To prove them wrong, she had a doctor take X-rays to show that it was implant-free.
Odd as it sounds, when a symbol of trumped-up celebrity has a part of her anatomy authenticated, it's a...
| Apr 19, 2012
President Obama displayed quick damage-control reflexes last week when he called out Democratic pundit Hilary Rosen for claiming that Ann Romney, mother of five, had "never worked a day in her life." It was "the wrong thing to say" and "not something I...
| Mar 30, 2013
Muddy Leek is in kind of an odd location, just a block or two away from the restaurants in Culver City's Helms complex yet seemingly well outside of the area. It's part of a building that briefly served as a design museum before it was converted into...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 6:48 AM
ALSEA, Ore. - Paco is a miniature Sicilian donkey - one of many endearing souls guests encounter when staying overnight at Leaping Lamb Farm, in Alsea.
"Farm stays," as they're called, are popping up at a growing number of farms, ranches and vineyards in...