| May 20, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Robert “Bobo” Ivan is co-owner and executive chef of the recently opened Ciboteca in Santa Monica, a gourmet market and fast-casual restaurant that he opened with partner Vittorio Viotti.
Ivan, born in Conegliano in Veneto, Italy, and raised...
| May 23, 2014
| 4:28 AM
| 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 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....
| Apr 29, 2014
| 12:06 PM
The first thing Jared Rouben does when we meet is suggest we talk over a lunch of charcoal-grilled chicken, refried beans and arroz amarillo. We're here to chat beer—specifically, his coming-soon Pilsen brewery, Moody Tongue—but food is...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 10:58 AM
Have you ever tried the beets and berries at Rustic Canyon? Because the dish is kind of mind-blowing when you think about it, a mess of roasted beets and purple quinoa in a rustic pottery bowl. There are herbs scattered over the top, and a few crisply...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 5:09 PM
The fiery car accident last year that killed "Fast & Furious" actor Paul Walker was caused by excessive speed and not a mechanical failure, the Los Angeles County Sheriff said on Tuesday, concluding its almost four-month investigation.
| Apr 16, 2014
| 10:17 AM
Jared Wentworth remembers the day that Jean-Luc Naret, director of the Michelin Guide, strolled into his restaurant — anonymously.
"He didn't give his real name," says the chef of Longman & Eagle in Logan Square. "But we get a pretty local crowd,...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 2:51 PM
The San Francisco restaurant scene is sizzling. So many new openings, so many worthy older places to eat. Here's a quick guide to some gorgeous bites up north.
Oxtail and chickpea fritters at Alta CA in Mid-Market. The casual new restaurant from...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 6:10 AM
Michael Carstens is the new executive chef for the Lord Baltimore Hotel.
The chef, whose local experience includes stints at Harryman House in Reisterstown and Alizee American Bistro, will head all of the food and beverage operations at the recently...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Question: When we were in Britain a couple of years ago, we got a great spiral-bound map book, about 12 by 14 inches, that was large scale. It was easy to find back roads. We will be in Italy for our 25th wedding anniversary, and I cannot find a large-...