| May 26, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Neophyte restaurateurs Beverly Kim and Johnny Clark ran through calculations on their Excel spreadsheet, something they've done plenty in the last year. They knew early on that the margin of error at their new Avondale restaurant, Parachute, was thin....
| May 15, 2014
| 11:16 AM
For the second year in a row, first quarter motorcycle tire sales are down.
Wholesale sales of replacement tires from the major tire manufacturers for 2014's Q1 fell 12.7% from the same period in 2013 -- when sales were down 15.8% from the first quarter...
| May 15, 2014
| 8:40 PM
Are you looking for the best French fries in Los Angeles? Because the French fries at République are pretty close: cut in long, perfect blocks from fresh potatoes, steamed, slightly dehydrated in a low-temperature oven and then finally boiled in a bath of...
| May 7, 2014
| 8:14 AM
The city's first "culinary" brewery is set to debut, but don't expect its ingredient-heavy beers on liquor store shelves or at most bars. Moody Tongue beers, appropriately enough, will be on tap at the city's most adventurous restaurants.
| May 12, 2014
| 10:40 AM
209 SW Second Ave., Fort Lauderdale, 954-764-7664, SushiSong222.com
Springing from siblings in Deerfield Beach and Fort Lauderdale, this sushi bar sits beside the nostalgic roar of the railroad tracks in the downtown's Himmarshee district....
| May 13, 2014
| 3:51 PM
After 20 years in business, another grand dame of the Newport restaurant scene has passed on, and in Villa Nova's place, overlooking the bay, the highly regarded Winery from Tustin has opened its second location.
After a major remodel, the new...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 7:25 PM
The drive through the Spanish Basque country to the acclaimed grill restaurant Asador Etxebarri swings through hillsides clad in infinite shades of green, up a narrow road to the village of Axpe and its minuscule square framed by a church, a school...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Working for a food magazine, your life pretty much revolves around eating and drinking. Not as much as people might think, but more than the average person in America. I am more of an oenophile than a foodie, but I know great food when...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 3:10 PM
If you go
THE BEST WAY TO PARIS
From LAX, Air France and Air Tahiti Nui offer nonstop service to Paris, and Delta, United, Lufthansa, Air Canada, KLM, British and Swiss offer connecting service (change of planes). Restricted round-trip fares from $1,...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 10:00 PM
I'll always remember one of the early moments in my career, when I thought I just might be successful as a chef. Barely in my 20s, I was working in the kitchen of Raymond Thuilier at the Michelin three-star L'Oustau de Baumaniere in Provence. One day, the...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 4:52 PM
My wife, Laurel, and I had laid out an idiosyncratic European itinerary for our trip last fall: to London for theater, to Paris to scout Ernest Hemingway's long-ago haunts, to Friedrichshafen, Germany, for the Zeppelin Museum, and finally to Hamburg to...