| Oct 20, 2012
The last undiscovered ethnic culinary enclave in L.A. might be a dozen-plus Belizean restaurants in the South Los Angeles area, a "Little Belize" offering the multi-culti flavors of the tiny country formerly known as British Honduras.
Drive south from...
| Dec 8, 2012
Total time: 1 hour, plus chilling time for the pastries
Servings: 24 pastries
Note: This appetizer is based on a Middle Eastern pastry that often is spicy. If you are adding jalapeños to the filling, you can minimize the heat by removing the seeds...
| Jun 16, 2012
Dear SOS: We've just returned from a trip to Chicago, and I tell you, we were there for just five days, but we were at the Purple Pig three times. My fave is their fried pig's ears with crispy kale. What an amazing dish! Can you see if they are willing to...
| Sep 8, 2012
It started out an ordinary enough morning. I was on vacation in London with Ruth Reichl and two other girlfriends, and naturally we'd planned our day around where we wanted to eat. For breakfast, we went to the Toe Path Cafe, an adorable little place I'...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 4:58 PM
Scrambled Egg Quesadilla
Recipe by: Mary Rapoport, Virginia Egg Council
½ cup shredded Mexican cheese blend (2 oz.)
2 whole wheat OR flour tortillas (7”)
4 slices Canadian-style bacon (2.5 oz.)
4 EGGS, beaten
| Jun 22, 2012
| 12:05 PM
Andoni Luis Aduriz, the chef of Mugaritz, in the countryside outside San Sebastian, Spain, may be the closest thing to a pure artist in the restaurant world today. He encases potatoes in thin coats of ceramic so his customers can experience the...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 7:56 AM
I’ve come to the conclusion that it’s okay for my son to eat chocolate ice cream for breakfast.
We’ve come a long way from the days of begging our kids to eat their food and try new things. I remember a time when my oldest was 3. He...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 9:33 PM
Christmas and New Year's restaurant roundup....
| Nov 3, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Telling someone who lives in the area that they should eat at the Diner Grill is like telling a human that they should try breathing. It's so obvious that it's laughable. The Diner Grill, at Irving Park and Marshfield, is the mecca of late night eats in...
| Jul 26, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Quinn and Karen Hatfield, the duo behind Hatfield's on Melrose Avenue, are planning a bakery-cafe called the Sycamore Kitchen. It's slated to open early next year on La Brea Avenue....
| May 4, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Mary Joy sent me an email over the weekend looking for the pickled eggs recipe from Philippe the Original in downtown Los Angeles: "There was a recipe in the Cuilinary SOS section on Thursday, April 10, 1986, for Philippe's Pink......