| Aug 10, 2012
| 2:32 PM
Chef Susan Feniger heads to town Aug. 16 to celebrate her latest cookbook “Susan Feniger’s Street Food” (Clarkson Potter) with a book signing/demo at Williams-Sonoma on Michigan Avenue and a pop-up restaurant at Tony Mantuano’s...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 4:17 AM
A number of years ago a serious chef, baker and food writer named Beth Hensperger got an assignment from her publisher: A slow-cooker cookbook.
She declined. More than once. Vehemently.
"I was like, 'Oh my God … It doesn't fit in with my style...
| Mar 1, 2012
Allie Mac Kay gives us a preview of one of L.A.'s premiere bridal events, A Soolip Wedding.
A Soolip Wedding, the annual showing of esteemed experts for the modern and stylish bride and groom, returns to Los Angeles--set for Sunday, March 4, 2012 at the...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 3:01 PM
The Village of Cross Keys, an upscale North Baltimore shopping center and one of the earliest projects of Columbia founder James W. Rouse, has been sold by General Growth Properties to Ashkenazy Acquisition Corp., a retail and office property investor,...
| Dec 19, 2012
Does the dedicated cook on your list have every cookbook, every gadget? The try these last-minute gift ideas.
For a pictorial recap, please see our photo gallery.
Julie Waterman works flavorful ingredients (tart cherries and toasted...
| Nov 25, 2012
I occasionally make a list of things I've liked recently. Here's one for the holidays.
1. Gift idea: a pizza stone
My colleague Kevin Pang, culinary savant, told me I had to put this on the list. His testimonial: "This $45 slab of rock has changed...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 10:36 AM
As the patient and sympathetic host of shows like "Food 911" and "How to Boil Water," Tyler Florence has been a welcome presence on the Food Network for 16 years. But some fans have trouble pinning him down, Florence said. They'll say, "What do you do?...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 6:55 PM
Lindsey Kath's small business, Branch + Cotton, started with a conundrum: gift wrapping for far-away recipients.
"All my family lives back in Minnesota," the Corona del Mar resident said. "I never really had anything to send a gift in."
It was hard...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 9:06 PM
Remember Pop-Tarts? If you recall those ubiquitous, jam-filled, cardboard-textured relics of childhood, they’ve likely left a bad taste in your mouth.
But while the execution of the preservative-filled treats was lacking, the idea remains a...
| Aug 28, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Hereâs this weekâs roundup of recalls announced by the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Magnetic maze boards About 18,500 magnetic maze boards made by Lakeshore Learning Materials of Carson are being recalled because the productâs plastic wand...
| Apr 11, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Cocina 214, a new upscale restaurant in the Winter Park’s Park Avenue area, will be headed by an international chef who grew up in the Azores, worked in Bermuda and was the leader among French restaurants in Dallas, Texas. Francisco “Chico&...