| Dec 22, 2010
| 12:46 PM
Cue the Black Eyed Peas' hit "Let's Get It Started" and kickoff your holiday party with this devil of a dish. Eggs stuffed with salmon caviar are part of a Russian-style smorgasbord that's perfect for entertaining.
Eggs stuffed with caviar
| Jan 5, 2011
| 7:40 PM
More than 250 guests in black tie and glittering evening gowns came together at The Balboa Bay Club & Resort for a midnight champagne toast to ring in 2011. Hotelier Henry Schielein and his wife, Carol, welcomed the crowd to what arguably is one of the...
| Jan 17, 2011
| 12:33 PM
Sushi Making Class
Saturday, January 22
624 Davis Street
2 imitation crab sticks (can also use cooked crab meat)
1 large cucumber (remove seeds and slice in...
| Aug 19, 2010
After chopping vegetables for a dinner party for 60, and serving as many appetizer plates of potato croquette fried in duck fat with crème fraiche and caviar, Lisa Stern, a homemaker from Calabasas, sits down beside her husband to eat her meal.
| Aug 1, 2010
I could not imagine how executive chef Scott Hunnel could improve upon the dining experience at Victoria & Albert's at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa.
The restaurant is a 10-year recipient of the prestigious AAA Five Diamond award, and V&A has won...
| Feb 9, 2011
| 8:31 AM
Chocolate waffles at Pinon Grill
The National Retail Federation released a survey last month predicting “the average person will spend $116.21 on Valentine’s Day gifts.” Presents are great and all, but nothing is more romantic than...
| Feb 17, 2011
Weekend mornings, I'm usually happy to stay at home reading, listening to music and generally lolling around. No rushing, all the time in the world for simple pleasures. Toast with homemade jam. Freshly brewed coffee. Or there's breakfast with a friend at...
| Jul 15, 2011
Gilt City's Senior Curator Shannon Kelly described various beauty offerings that are currently available on the site. KTLA viewers will also get a special web link to receive an additional 20% off any offerings on giltcity.com. www.giltcity.com/ktla...
| Mar 10, 2011
Keep the fat lady waiting in the wings. It's not over yet. Fine dining, I mean, and the new Royce at the Langham Huntington is proof.
The Pasadena hotel could have chosen to turn the Dining Room where Craig Strong (and briefly, Michael Voltaggio) once...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 8:52 PM
Katsuya has arrived in Laguna with a bang, and if you enjoyed the ironically titled Hush for its high-decibel ambience, you won't be disappointed with the restaurant that has taken its place. Designed by minimalist Phillip Starck, its hard surfaces bounce...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 7:40 PM
Ever dreamed of time-traveling back to another age to experience life under vastly different circumstances? That opportunity presented itself this week to 36 men in Newport Beach.
Hotelier Henry Schielein, president of the Balboa Bay Club & Resort and...
| Nov 10, 2011
On Thanksgiving, one blessing for some of us is a large-group feast that we plan and prepare in stages for several days, if not weeks. Regardless of whether some of the guests are bringing a variety of side dishes, the head chef still has to wrestle...