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  • El Monte soda tax faces strong backlash [Google+ hangout]

    Times reporter Sam Allen will join city editor Shelby Grad at 4 p.m. in a Google+ hangout to discuss the El Monte soda tax measure on the November ballot. The measure calls for a one-cent tax on each ounce of......
  • Soda taxes lose big in California

    Beverage industry forces flexed their political muscle once again Tuesday, dealing crushing defeats to two different sugary drink tax measures in the Golden State. In the San Gabriel Valley city of El Monte, nearly 77% of voters rejected a proposal......
  • Volt satisfies body and soul

    Volt satisfies body and soul
    The hottest table in Baltimore isn't in Baltimore. It's Volt in Frederick. Credit the recent spike in interest to owner/chef Bryan Voltaggio's success on Bravo's "Top Chef" reality show. Suddenly, it's impossible to get a reservation on a weekend...
  • Risk & reward

    NEWBERG, Ore.--No one back in the 1960s, especially the experts down in sunny California, thought wine grapes could grow this far north in the Willamette Valley's cool climate. It took a loose band of young viticultural pioneers to prove them wrong....
  • Good deals go fast on wine websites

    Good deals go fast on wine websites
    New Jersey wine retailer Joe Arking was in the Napa Valley last month, drumming up business. Arking is hardly a typical retailer in the bricks-and-mortar sense or, for that matter, in the normal Web-commerce sense. His website,,...
  • It's just you and your barista at Intelligentsia Venice

    It's just you and your barista at Intelligentsia Venice
    You've dropped in for an espresso. Your own private barista greets you at the door and guides you to a custom-made, walnut-and-steel espresso-making station, tricked out with a swivel base and hydraulics for raising and lowering the attached grinder....
  • Brewery Tours of San Diego

  • San Diego breweries

    San Diego breweries
  • Restaurants, thou shalt heed these tips

    "It's a great time to be a restaurant customer," says Larry Huber, co-owner of Clean Plate Club, which operates six restaurants (including Pete Miller's and Davis Street Fishmarket) in Chicago's suburbs. "It's no longer business as usual. We're zeroing in...
  • The good, the bad and the idiotic of 2009

    Before we dive into 2010, I thought we could take a few minutes to look back at some of the best — and worst — topics we covered in "Taking Names" during 2009. We witnessed some spectacular flubs, exposed some major hypocrites and covered all...
  • Coffee-roasting brood keeps L.A. ethnic communities brewing

    Coffee-roasting brood keeps L.A. ethnic communities brewing
    The coffee beans roasted, ground, packaged and shipped out of the F. GaviƱa & Sons Inc. factory in Vernon are as diverse as the ethnic communities that blanket Southern California. Coffee beans from Ethiopia are ground to make a rich, almost wine-...