| Oct 8, 2012
| 2:04 PM
LIMA, Peru -- It appears Joran van der Sloot is about to become a father.
Van der Sloot became well-known around the world for the murder of Stephany Flores in Peru and for being arrested twice, but never charged, in the 2005 disappearance of U.S....
| Mar 1, 2013
| 2:13 AM
BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Not quite Latin America, not quite Europe, Buenos Aires is a delightful blend of old and new. Heavy on nostalgia yet youthful and dynamic, there is rarely a dull moment in the city known as the Paris of the South.
| Sep 18, 2013
I'm always drawn to a place that cooks with wood — for pizza, steak, chicken — anything. During recent trips to Chile and Peru, the aroma of wood cooking fires captivated our culinary imaginations. A wood-fired rotisserie filled with golden...
| May 9, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Total time: About 4 hours after 1 hour salt-curing
Servings: 10 to 12 with leftovers
Note: Heritage turkeys are still available at Bristol Farms (most locations), www.bristolfarms.com; and Whole Foods Markets (all Southern California locations), www....
| Mar 11, 2013
| 12:33 PM
MAIPU, Argentina - Ten minutes in the orchard and already my hands felt raw. How do they do this all day without gloves, I wondered, shuffling my feet for a better foothold in Argentina's sandy clay.
It was Thursday, the day we'd expected to be tasting...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Several decades ago, a high-powered Madison Avenue ad man I know was heading to an important client meeting in Frankfurt. He had a reservation for a flight on Lufthansa, but when he got to JFK, he realized that his passport had just expired. Being a...
| Feb 2, 2013
If the cult of ramen still mystifies you, you could do worse than to grab a counter seat at the new Little Tokyo branch of Shin-Sen-Gumi, a small restaurant chain that introduced high-quality ramen from Japan's Hakata region to Los Angeles. Most ramen...
| May 27, 2013
Buying by grape variety
2012 Crossbarn by Paul Hobbs Rosé of Pinot Noir Sonoma Coast $20
2012 Pascal Jolivet Sancerre Loire France $24
2012 Domaine Moreux Rosé “Cuvee de Lys” Sancerre Loire France: $20-$22
| Jul 11, 2013
| 4:12 PM
SANTIAGO, Chile — Simply eating in Santiago is enough to make me want to return to the Chilean capital: I want to feel the seismic jolt from a cocktail called the Earthquake, succumb to deathly rich cookies and knots of sweet fried dough called...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 2:46 PM
As Maya Vidal writhes on a filthy mattress, hog-tied with an electrical cord, she wonders how much worse this confinement by killers is going to get once the pangs of her drug addictions kick in.
Readers of Isabel Allende's new novel, “Maya's...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 8:06 AM
The body of Nobel Prize-winning poet Pablo Neruda is being exhumed from his tomb in Chile on Monday morning in an attempt to discover whether he was poisoned by the regime of General Augusto Pinochet.
A team of forensic scientists will remove Neruda...