| Feb 19, 2014
| 4:56 PM
The Kit Kat bar was just named the most influential candy bar in the world by Time. And something called Chicken Dinner also made the cut.
No, the Chicken Dinner bar doesn't have any actual chicken in it. The official name, Sperry's Chicken Dinner...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 1:58 PM
On Monday morning, about 100 people lined up waiting to get into Dumb Starbucks, the coffee shop/maybe art installation/maybe entertainment hoax that quietly popped up Friday on the corner of Hillhurst Avenue and Melbourne Avenue in Los Feliz.
| Jan 23, 2014
| 10:00 PM
No, the streets of Hershey aren't paved with chocolate. But that doesn't mean the town isn't deserving of its official nickname.
It's called "The Sweetest Place on Earth."
That label seems especially fitting in February. During the week before...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 4:45 PM
New York's Big Gay Ice Cream is opening shop in downtown Los Angeles this spring. Hello, Speculoos soft-serve, Salty Pimp chocolate-dipped ice cream cones, Newyorkina paletas and ginger-curry milkshakes.
After two successful Los Angeles pop-ups in the...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 3:45 PM
Imagine being able to press a button and create your own chocolate bar. Hershey might be taking steps to make this chocolate fantasy a reality, teaming up with a company that has a 3-D chocolate printer.
Yes, a printer that can print chocolate. ...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 4:44 PM
Sorry, Hello Kitty, there's a new kid on the block, and she's already got a big head.
Kirimi-chan is the latest character to join Sanrio, the Japanese lifestyle brand behind Hello Kitty. But she isn't a teddy bear, a cute cat or a furry friend of any...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 1:16 PM
Washing dishes is the least fun part of any dinner party. Even if you have a dishwasher, the time it takes to rinse the plates, load and unload could be better spent downing a martini with friends.
A Swedish design firm called Tomorrow Machine has a...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 8:17 AM
Some day, the Hershey chocolate you eat may come in all sorts of weird shapes and sizes.
The Hershey Co. this week announced it has agreed to a multiyear partnership with 3D Systems, a company known for building a 3D printer capable of creating...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 4:34 PM
What could make a chocolate bar even better? Being able to spread it on just about everything... including your fingers.
The Hershey Co., the brand behind Hershey's, has launched a new line of spreadable chocolates. And one of the varieties looks an...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 7:41 PM
Helga "Lollo" Lieselotte Pennewell, who escaped Soviet-occupied East Germany with her family for Maryland's Eastern Shore, where she spent 52 years as an educator and nationally acclaimed activist, died last week. She was 84.
Ms. Pennewell was born to...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Robin Williams cried when he found out that his new show, "The Crazy Ones," which premiered this fall on CBS, got picked up for a second season. At least that's the way his co-star Sarah Michelle Gellar tells it.
Sitting in her trailer late last year...