| Jun 11, 2013
| 4:51 PM
Favorite Place restaurant is a kind of wonderful enigma. Is it an elegant tea room or is it a quaint lunch place? Is it a spot for finger food or hearty sandwiches? The answer is, it is both. Plus, it is completely unique.
Favorite Place, nestled...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 9:14 AM
Could it possibly get any better than grilled cheese? I don't think so. And while it's hard to beat the perfection that is ooey-gooey melted cheese between two crisp pieces of bread, we do have some ideas to help you take it to the next level. Ideas...
| Apr 21, 2013
The knitter is tired of nice. She's had it with "keep calm and carry yarn." She's gone guerrilla. Have you seen the attacks? The city bus snuggled, bumper to bumper, into a tight cardigan. The street sign done up in crochet. Best of all: the knit tree....
| Apr 22, 2012
| 9:35 PM
What is “authenticity” as it relates to food, and what are we looking for when we search out “authentic cuisine”? In the panel "Food Writing: American Potluck" on Sunday, moderator and L.A. Times columnist and restaurant critic...
| Nov 22, 2012
Wednesday, just two weeks after the election all but declared an end to white male dominance, yet another nail was driven into the wood-paneled coffin of old-fashioned America. Hostess Brands, maker of Twinkies and Wonder Bread, announced that even...
| Mar 21, 2012
In a finding that strengthens the link between environmental pollutants and rising rates of breast cancer, new research finds that women whose diets contain higher levels of cadmium are at greater risk of developing breast cancer than those who ingest...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 2:38 PM
Healthful eating starts with supportive nutrition. This means clean eating, or choosing foods that provide you with essential nutrients, including healthful fats (such as Omega-3), antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and especially protein.
The easiest way...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 4:15 PM
When I was 18 years old, I got a summer job for college in the local glass factory.
As a pre-college student, I had assumed that my work would be in the corporate offices, but I was so wrong. That first night I was to report to a place called the...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 6:21 AM
That was my thought after reading a piece that suggested baby boomers — of which I am one — weren’t ready for the demographic changes coming in the nation. We should be paying attention to the changes as the “newbies&...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 4:14 PM
Q: I'm trying to lose weight, and a friend recently told me that cutting white bread and potatoes out of my diet completely will help. Is that true?
A: Your friend is right. Taking white bread and white potatoes, as well as white rice and white pasta,...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 12:44 PM
Confused about which carbohydrates you should be eating?
Welcome to the club.
"It's the biggest lack-of-consensus issue in the U.S. diet today," said Dr. Dariush Mozaffarian, associate professor of epidemiology at Harvard School of Public Health. "We...