| Aug 3, 2013
If you follow the peregrinations of local Chinese kitchens, you've probably been hearing a bit about Chengdu Taste lately, a new restaurant specializing in the dishes of its namesake city that was pretty much acclaimed as the best Sichuan restaurant in...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 7:31 AM
Waffles are one of those simple culinary marvels. Baked in a hot iron to crisp and light perfection, these honeycombed breads are made for catching whatever you lovingly ladle on top. While those deep pockets are perfect for holding warm syrup, they're...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 5:00 AM
"The Amazing Race" stayed Chile this week, salted and shined and taking care to avoid the lackadaisical street dogs who couldn’t care less that it was ER doctor's Nicole’s 40th birthday or that the remaining 10 teams got $589 on this leg of...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 8:44 AM
Roasted tomato bisque. Spiced butternut squash stew. Quick orange lentil soup. Each of these dishes come together in an hour or less and are hearty enough to make a one-dish meal. Best of all? Your guests might never guess they're vegetarian.
| Sep 27, 2013
The decade-old Brentwood farmers market is the largest of the 20 venues run by the Raw Inspiration group, stretching for almost a quarter mile down Gretna Green Way from San Vicente Boulevard to Montana Avenue. It’s a flourishing event with a...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 9:26 AM
If you're looking to add a delicate nuttiness to a dish, you can't go wrong with pumpkin seeds, commonly known as pepitas. Remove the outer white hull, and the vibrant green seeds have a fresh, almost grassy flavor; roasting brings out the seeds' oils,...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 3:20 PM
The fate of the Huy Fong Foods' Sriracha plant in Irwindale, which produces the fiery Asian condiment with the rooster on the label and the bright green cap, is still up in the air. A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge did not make a ruling Friday on...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 4:30 PM
MADRID -L.A.-based sales-distribution-production house FiGa Films will be honored by Ventana Sur with a six-pic homage in a new tribute initiative for leading sales companies and distributors of Latin American movies.
Kicking off Dec. 5 at Buenos Aires'...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 10:12 AM
A judge ordered the partial shutdown of the Huy Fong Foods Sriracha hot sauce plant in Irwindale on Tuesday after the city sued the company last month, claiming the chile odors from the plant are a public nuisance.
Los Angeles County Superior Court...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 5:47 PM
Después de un largo día, ¿quién no ha llegado al supermercado sin la más remota idea de qué servir en la cena esa noche, cuando de pronto el tentador aroma de un pollo recién asado le da una nueva perspectiva a todo?
Y aun cuando el pollo asado es un...
| Dec 1, 2013
For more than a half-century, Sister Therese Mary Martinez — Sister Mary to her many friends — has worked to help the Mexican-American community in the northwest suburbs.
She has assisted newcomers in finding housing, dealing with...