| Oct 3, 2013
| 4:13 PM
Chaya Brasserie Beverly Hills will celebrate the restaurant's 30th anniversary with a special two-night event. Michelin-star chef Kuniaki Kozuka, from the original Chaya in Japan, will visit the kitchen Oct. 18 and Oct. 19 for a collaboration dinner...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 6:30 AM
At precisely 10:46 p.m. Sunday -- after the Oscar-hand-out action inside the Dolby Theater was receding in the cultural rear-view mirror with every witticism of Ellen DeGeneres -- and the Academy Awards after-party festivities were in full swing on the...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 11:00 AM
SAN SEBASTIAN, Spain — Some cultures take their food more seriously than others, but the Spanish may be leaders of the pack. Travelers have been coming here for the last 25 years to experience not only the growing sophistication of regional...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 5:17 PM
Oh, to have pockets lined with gold. And an extra-large bib. Because there are a couple of food events coming up that, though extremely pricey, would tempt even the most abstemious.
First, Piero Selvaggio is going all in for truffles at Valentino in...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Manresa’s David Kinch is one of the most celebrated chefs in California, but unless you’ve found a reason to be in the little town of Los Gatos, outside of San Jose, you’ve probably never had a chance to taste his food.
| Nov 16, 2013
When I worked at a local alternative weekly in the 1980s, one of the editors instituted an informal ban on the phrase "on acid" in reviews because the locution was clichéd and because it was so hard to figure out what a chocolate mousse on acid might...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 2:33 PM
Noma, the Copenhagen restaurant that seats just 45 at lunch and dinner and was ranked best restaurant in the world by Restaurant Magazine three years running (2010, 2011 and 2012), is moving to Tokyo for two months at the beginning of 2015.
In a note...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 6:01 PM
When Per Se, Thomas Keller's three-Michelin-star restaurant in New York, was hit with health code violations last month that threatened its A letter grade, the culinary world was taken aback. A restaurant from one of the world's best chefs where dinner...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 5:30 PM
Name of restaurant: Ramen by Omae in Sherman Oaks
Chef/Owner: Executive Chef Takeshi Omae studied at Le Cordon Blue, and previously worked with Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto at his Michelin-starred XEX restaurant in Tokyo. Omae is expected to open...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 2:25 PM
On a hot July afternoon, Martin Riese sits in a suit at one of the patio tables at Ray's and Stark with eight bottles of water and 16 glasses in front of him. He laughs as museum goers pause in front of his table to smirk or make a comment about the odd...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 4:50 PM
YOUNTVILLE, Calif. — If vineyards at harvest time call to you — grapes plump on the vines, leaves turning red and gold — consider a visit to Yountville, in the heart of California's famed Napa Valley.
Yountville is tiny: about 12...