| May 26, 2012
I admit, I love my duck. Young and broke and in Paris, I used to save up for the prix fixe menu at a little bistro in the 6th that included canette (female duck) roasted on the spit and floating island for dessert. I count the wild duck my friend Bill...
| Aug 25, 2012
When you are standing in line to order at Sycamore Kitchen, the new breakfast-lunch place in the La Brea design corridor, you are going to be distracted by the bakery counter, which stretches on for yards. Because in addition to the chocolate croissants...
| Nov 4, 2010
"Well, hello," coos one of the svelte babes on either arm of an elegantly attired gentleman crossing the tongue of red carpet in front of Wolfgang's Steakhouse in Beverly Hills. A young manager in a suit is right there to greet the trio, sweeping them off...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 8:21 AM
Dave & Buster’s Entertainment Inc., the nationwide restaurant-arcade chain for adults, said it expects to price its initial public offering at $12 to $14 a share.
The Dallas-based company, sort of a Chuck E. Cheese for grown-ups, will offer 7.7...
| Apr 14, 2011
Before Chasen's and the Brown Derby, way before Sam Nazarian or even Wolfgang Puck, the first restaurant guy who catered to Hollywood was Adolph "Eddie" Brandstatter. He had the "Brandstatter touch": one part dapper European suavity — he brought a...
| Dec 30, 2010
I could practically hear the gentleman reader spluttering as he typed out his e-mail to me, complaining that a restaurant I'd recommended wasn't up to his idea of fine dining. No captain, he lamented. Rock music pounding! And the sommelier looked too...
| Mar 3, 2011
Like most outsiders who get into the wine business, Mark Tarlov, the guiding force behind Evening Land Vineyards, had much to learn about the ins and outs of running a winery. So he surrounded himself with smart people, learned the lessons he needed to...
| Jan 6, 2011
For a long time, Los Angeles chefs had the city to themselves. Outsiders might have turned up for a guest chef turn or two, but never much more than that. But then a couple of years ago that all changed, and Los Angeles was suddenly as attractive as Las...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Take a Chinese market tour with WP24's Sarah Johannes....
| Aug 21, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries are man and wife! Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries were married in Montecito on Saturday with an estimated 440 guests on hand....
| Aug 25, 2011
| 4:33 PM
Let's see, we've got some Fra Mani salumi, a little prosciutto from La Quercia plus a couple of other sliced meats. And we also have a plate of five very good artisanal cheeses? And a couple of crystal flutes with......