| Jun 30, 2014
| 1:47 PM
From pizza and Italian beef sandwiches to award-winning, locally sourced cuisine, more change is coming to the Hinsdale restaurant scene.
James Beard Award-nominated chef Paul Virant, along with business partner Glen Gardner, plan to open Vistro, a...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 5:30 PM
Restaurant openings this week include a meatball-and-beer hall on Cahuenga Boulevard in Hollywood and the first half of a four-in-one concept called Playa Provisions (so right now it's just two-in-one). Asian Box — the Northern California-based...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 8:55 AM
RIO DEIRO (Reuters) - Tourists visiting Brazil for the World Cup are advised to pack a bathing suit, sunscreen, and a whole lot of cash.
Home to some of the world's most expensive restaurants and hotels, and with some prices rising more as the opening...
| Jul 26, 2014
| 2:58 PM
RICHMOND — Bob and Maureen McDonnell start the trial Monday that will dictate the rest of their lives.
Also on trial: Unsavory cash-fueled elements of politics, and Virginia's particular tradition of donor generosity toward the state's political...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 8:17 AM
After adding 217,000 net new jobs last month, the U.S. economy has recovered all the positions lost during the Great Recession. But economists warned that the news Friday from the Labor Department was no real reason to celebrate.
| Jul 8, 2014
| 9:55 AM
The Los Angeles Times' annual culinary showcase The Taste is fast approaching, kicking off on Aug. 29. Co-hosts for the three-day food festival have just been announced, including James Beard Outstanding Chef Nancy Silverton, Michelin-starred chef Michael...
| May 20, 2014
| 11:29 AM
Chipotle, the fast casual Mexican food chain, is asking customers to keep guns out of its restaurants after demonstrators brought military assault rifles and other guns into a Chipotle in Texas, according to a company statement.
The incident caused...
| May 16, 2014
| 12:47 PM
Founded in 1946, the Cannes Film Festival is the world’s most prestigious movie gathering, showcasing the cream of international cinema for discerning and sometimes cranky elites. But it's not just the films that are special iconic — many of...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The actor from Cleveland skimmed San Pedro in a banged-up Kia. He drove down a ragged street past a tattoo parlor and a sign for the Hotel Cabrillo. A few dicey-looking characters walked by with big dogs on chains. Robert McHalffey turned right and,...
| May 16, 2014
| 3:00 AM
It was 10 minutes before showtime and Joni Naber was putting the final touches on her costume — a blue explosion of tassels and sequins that wasn't doing a very good job of covering her body.
"Come here and feel this!" she called out, grabbing a...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 12:38 PM
HAMPTON — When members of the city's marketing division sat down last year, they knew they needed a simple, concise strategy that explained why businesses operate here — why they choose Hampton.
The "Choose Hampton" campaign now includes 20...