| Nov 21, 2014
| 11:14 AM
There is no getting around food, the fun necessity, the allowable indulgence, the forgivable sin, and more than ever a national pastime. What is travel but going really far out to eat?
Naturally, it is all over television, the programs, like the food,...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 1:53 PM
In a slate gray industrial building in Inglewood, a towering grain silo marks the newest tenant of the building - Three Weavers Brewing Co., a new project from a small team of industry veterans led by financial planner, entrepreneur and home brewer Lynn...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 1:54 PM
The number of three-star restaurants in the San Francisco Bay Area has doubled, as Benu and Saison join long-time favorites French Laundry and the Restaurant at Meadowood at the top of the Michelin guide’s culinary heap for 2015.
| Nov 14, 2014
| 11:42 AM
“I have been eating my family’s food since I’ve had taste buds, and I still haven’t gotten close to getting tired of it,” says Alfonso Martinez. His family owns La Tolteca, a small, local chain of Mexican restaurants that...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 6:45 PM
Ricardo Zarate, the Peruvian chef who went from running a lunch counter at Mercado La Paloma to running three highly rated restaurants, has been kicked out of those eateries, according to a report in Eater LA.
Zarate is no longer involved with Picca,...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 8:34 AM
Thanksgiving might just be the ultimate potluck. Nearly everyone we know loves this food-centric holiday. Long gone are the days of one person cooking the whole Thanksgiving dinner.
These days, many guests volunteer to bring a part of the meal, for a...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 8:26 AM
My dad was a children's dentist, floss in hand for just shy of 50 years. He often would take me to his office on Saturdays, his down time, when he could tidy up after the week's work but also practice new techniques — on me.
One time, while he was...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 1:07 PM
The next time you visit Grand Central Market, do not be surprised by what looks something like a lost set from a 1950s science fiction movie. Or is it a rocket ship/tiki bar? Whatever, Christophe Happillon’s Oyster Gourmet kiosk has finally landed...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 3:09 PM
Like any good American, my favorite holiday is Thanksgiving. The family. The gut-busting meal. The football. And most recently, the beer.
Yes, many will probably stick to wine, which is understandable. But beer's broad complexity and wide variety of...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 9:00 AM
With the rise of brewing's popularity, the craft beer festival is becoming a common occurrence in Los Angeles, but not all beer fests are created equal. The fifth annual Beer Arts and Music Festival takes over the 18th Street Arts Center in Santa Monica...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 4:34 PM
Hampton Roads nonfiction writers tipped the scales on this month's list of new releases, with topics ranging from family life to military history.
Fiction titles focus on teens and young adults. Take a look. You never know when you might discover a...