| Oct 21, 2010
Dear SOS: I dined at American Fish in Las Vegas at the Aria hotel last weekend and enjoyed the best Caesar salad ever. Absolutely perfect, white anchovies with the perfect garlicky Caesar dressing. Any chance Michael Mina would give up the recipe?
| Oct 21, 2010
With the barrage of notices about new restaurants coming from all sides, sometimes a worthy older one slips through the cracks without a full review. When it opened 3 years ago, I did my due diligence and went to Amarone, the tiny 40-seat Italian on...
| Oct 25, 2010
| 8:23 PM
NEWPORT COAST — The Resort at Pelican Hill celebrated the first harvest of its olive trees Friday by pressing some organic virgin olive oil that it hopes to use in the resort kitchen and as bottled gifts for guests.
The Newport Beach resort is...
| Oct 26, 2010
A few nights ago our dog Hannah passed away. We miss her very much and losing her was difficult. As we grieved our appetites diminished. I knew we needed to nourish our bodies so I turned to the one dinner I can make quickly! All you need is 5...
| Oct 28, 2010
| 12:44 PM
|| Seafood chimi ||
Recipe by Jim Lekander
Category: entree ||
|| Prep time:
|| Servings: 6 ||
|| Ingredients ||...
| Nov 10, 2010
| 7:08 PM
I was surfing through cable TV stations Wednesday, looking for a path to write about Veterans Day. I stumbled on "Hoosiers," a film based on the true story of five boys from the tiny Indiana farming community of Milan, who worked, played and bonded...
| Dec 9, 2010
Fall is the harvest season, right? That's especially true when it comes to cookbooks, which every year arrive in a seasonal flood that puts apples and pears to shame. By some counts, as many as three-fourths of all cookbooks in the United States are...
| Nov 18, 2010
This, after all, being Hollywood, if SBE's Sam Nazarian is going to name a restaurant for the queen of Egypt, it's obligatory to vamp it up a little. Set in the crimson Redbury Hotel, a stone's throw from Hollywood and Vine, Cleo references the alluring...
| Nov 25, 2010
If preparing for a dinner party makes your knees knock, simplify your party plan and go with a cocktail party. Here's a point-by-point road map to ply your friends with holiday cheer.
First rule of thumb, this is a cocktail party so place the emphasis on...
| Nov 21, 2010
As families sit down at the table Thursday to give thanks for a bountiful feast, we can also give thanks for the bounty of California, where the harvest is diverse and year-round.
And — more thanks — many of California's abundant crops and...
| Dec 2, 2010
Samos doesn't take reservations, doesn't take credit cards and doesn't have a liquor license. Yet it does have plenty of customers. What pulls people into this small, family-run operation is the food.
The kitchen, supervised by chef and owner Nicholas...