| Oct 8, 2014
| 8:33 AM
I feel a special fondness for spaghetti. Growing up not far from the Italian border in the Austrian town of Sankt Veit, I was certainly familiar from an early age with the cooking of our neighbors to the south.
As a young chef at restaurants in Provence,...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 9:00 AM
It’s hard enough getting out of town for a jaunt to wine country, let alone finding the time to reserve winery visits and check any events you might be interested in.
If you don’t do some planning, though, you might be shut out from the...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 5:16 PM
For those who are fascinated by the interplay of wine and food and how certain dishes or flavors can play to a wine’s strengths, here are a few interesting wine dinners coming up soon:
Saint Martha, Koreatown
The jaunty new K-town wine bar is...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Name of restaurant: ROOTS at Black Hogg.
Chef/Owner: Chef Eric Park originally opened Black Hogg in Silver Lake back in March 2012. After closing his gastropub for a remodel in July, he recently opened a temporary popup called ROOTS at Black Hogg....
| Oct 2, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Longtime Los Angeles Times food writer and historian Charles Perry will deliver a lecture to the Culinary Historians of Southern California on the history of hot sauce on Oct. 11. His story winds back through tomato ketchup and Worcestershire sauce to the...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 10:00 PM
River Roast aims for mid-July opening: Having known Spiaggia owner/chef Tony Mantuano for a decade, I’ve learned he is a chef who never minces words. So when he says that for the past year, he and chef John Hogan have worked on creating “the...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 4:32 PM
So you’re sitting at home, longing for a Negroni, only to discover you’re out of Aviator gin and/or Campari and vermouth.
You could hop in the car, or pull out your skateboard, but hey, it’s hot out there. And who’s to say...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 10:00 PM
This is an edited interview from Zimmern’s appearance at Sunday’s Printers Row Lit Fest.
Q: You’ve dined in Chicago more than most out-of-towners. How would you describe our food scene to someone unfamiliar?
A: In the last 10 years,...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 8:00 AM
The sixth annual L.A. Beer Week is here again, and the craft beer scene in Los Angeles has grown impressively in the last 12 months. New breweries have opened from the San Gabriel Valley to the South Bay and beyond.
After trying some new beers and...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 12:37 PM
On Thursday, Sept. 25, Salt’s Cure will be celebrating L.A. Beer Week at Verdugo Bar with a patio cookout, part of a monthly partnership between the West Hollywood restaurant and the Eagle Rock bar. Pulled pork sandwiches, housemade hot links and...
| May 30, 2014
| 11:31 AM
Chances are you're not expecting today's lunch to involve a hot dog topped with Japanese yakisoba noodles or shaved radish and bonito flakes, unless you've found the Japadog hot dog cart.
The Vancouver, Canada, brand, which started in 2005 and is...