| Sep 29, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Still haven’t firmed up your Oktoberfest plans? Here are some more options.
Cafe Rockenwagner’s annual party is in full swing, featuring an updated German menu, stein-hoisting contests, and cookie decorating. It runs through Oct. 26. ...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 3:33 PM
Restaurant guide Zagat announces its 30 Under 30 for Los Angeles -- standout restaurant industry professionals who have yet to hit three-oh. The list include bartenders, baristas, managers, chefs, restaurateurs and entrepreneurs.
The youngest on this...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 2:30 AM
The Emmy Awards aren't till Monday, Aug. 25, but the celebrations start early. Variety will be on hand inside the best parties around Hollywood as the stars mingle, nibble and toast to TV's finest. Here's our party report for Friday, Aug. 22:
| Aug 19, 2014
| 3:56 PM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Emmy weekend will be busier than usual this year, with the telecast shifting to Monday and contending with rush hour traffic near downtown L.A.'s Nokia Theatre. The party scene will also be complicated by Sunday's MTV Video...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 9:55 AM
The Los Angeles Times' annual culinary showcase The Taste is fast approaching, kicking off on Aug. 29. Co-hosts for the three-day food festival have just been announced, including James Beard Outstanding Chef Nancy Silverton, Michelin-starred chef Michael...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Bastille Day is Monday, July 14, and this weekend bistros around Los Angeles are showing off their French pride. If you want to get back to your French roots, or if you took a year of Francais in high school, or if you just have an immense affinity for...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Great food from restaurants such as Girasol, Plan Check Kitchen + Bar, Fishing with Dynamite, Border Grill, and Chichén Itzá, cooking demonstrations from famous chefs including James Beard Chef of the Year Nancy Silverton, esteemed pastry chef Karen...
| Jul 15, 2014
The Los Angeles Times today announced the distinctive restaurants, dynamic demonstrations and topical discussions that will season The Taste, its annual Labor Day weekend celebration of the Southern California culinary scene. A who’s-who of Times...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Amazon has just rolled out an interactive infographic, a map of the United States called “Great American Eats,” highlighting "editors’ picks for the best new and classic cookbooks from culinary innovators across America, region by...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 3:38 PM
Josh Drew is the next scheduled executive chef at Fifty Seven, the downtown restaurant with a rotating roster of chefs who each cook for a flexible "season." Drew succeeds David Nayfeld, who exits Fifty Seven this week. Drew, who most recently was...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 3:30 PM
The Negroni -- probably your favorite Italian cocktail -- is the drink of honor during Negroni Week, a marketing effort between Campari America and Imbibe Media that continues through Sunday.
No need to twist anyone's arm -- Negroni Day, Negroni Week,...