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  • Turn wine into vermouth with Balsam, a new American amaro

     Turn wine into vermouth with Balsam, a new American amaro
    The idea — reinventing sweet vermouth — was audacious. But that's exactly what made the challenge appealing to mixologist Adam Seger. Seger has a history making liqueurs. Five years ago he launched the Grand Marnier-influenced, Martinique-...
  • Elegant Vietnamese dining in West Hollywood at the District by Hannah An

    Elegant Vietnamese dining in West Hollywood at the District by Hannah An
    Name: The District by Hannah An -- a reference to the diverse neighborhoods, called districts, of Vietnam from which the menu draws -- opened in early February on West Third Street in West Hollywood, near A.O.C. The two-story restaurant is dimly lit, with...
  • Retro Norms restaurant could become an L.A. monument

    Retro Norms restaurant could become an L.A. monument
    A retro restaurant on the Westside beloved for its outlandish, exaggerated architectural style could soon become a historic monument in Los Angeles. Architecture buffs rallied to save the Norms restaurant on La Cienega Boulevard this year after learning...
  • Why aren't Italians fat? It's a question of pasta portion size

    Why aren't Italians fat? It's a question of pasta portion size
    That’s a question Elizabeth Minchilli, an American who has lived in Rome for years, is constantly asked. Full disclosure: The food writer happens to be on the slender side herself. Her answer comes in the pasta chapter of her new book coming out...
  • Baconfest: More than 170 chefs are makin' bacon

    Baconfest: More than 170 chefs are makin' bacon
    This month, prepare for pork — lots of it. That's because Baconfest will return to Chicago on April 17 and 18 at the UIC Forum (725 W. Roosevelt Road) for the seventh year. Depending on demand, the organizers may add another session April 19. Over...
  • Smog City taps an unusual source for its kumquat beer

    Smog City taps an unusual source for its kumquat beer
    The Torrance brewery Smog City turned to local nonprofit Food Forward to help source the hundreds of pounds of citrus required to turn the popular small-batch Kumquat Saison into a 500-gallon production brew, and you can get a first taste at Food Forward&...
  • Cadet, Kris Tominaga's new Santa Monica restaurant, not yet a major

    Cadet, Kris Tominaga's new Santa Monica restaurant, not yet a major
    If you were a restaurant guy tasked with opening a chill but on-trend restaurant in the city of Santa Monica at the moment, you might come up with something that looks a lot like Cadet. The exposed brick goes without saying, and the big grill for wood-...
  • Salsa verde is green with possibilities as a sauce, dip or flavoring

    Salsa verde is green with possibilities as a sauce, dip or flavoring
    Of the myriad dishes that sound better in languages other than English — tonkotsu for pig broth, xiaolongbao for soup dumplings — you might want to add salsa verde. Because green sauce, although plain and serviceable, sounds about as...
  • Chef Chris Cormier finds life-changing work at L.A. Mission

    Chef Chris Cormier finds life-changing work at L.A. Mission
    Chef Chris Cormier has overseen countless meals served during his 16 years with the Los Angeles Mission, located in the heart of downtown. Perhaps best known for its annual Thanksgiving event, a star-studded affair with well-known chefs and a flood of...
  • Three stops for tastings on a Malibu wine tour

    Three stops for tastings on a Malibu wine tour
    Just three Malibu wineries have tastings rooms open on a regular basis right now. Bring a sweater or jacket (even in summer, the breeze can be chilly in the late afternoon) and, if you can, a designated driver. The charge for a flight of small pours of...
  • Vineyards soak up the sun in the 'Napa-bu' hills

    Vineyards soak up the sun in the 'Napa-bu' hills
    Not everyone can own a swell ranch on Point Dume with views of the Pacific or call a double-wide in one of those sun-drenched Malibu trailer parks home. For surfers and hikers, Malibu is paradise. And if you don't like the beach and aren't into shopping...