| Oct 17, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Mercado Hollywood, Jesse Gomez's third outlet of his modern Mexican restaurant Mercado is slated to open Wednesday on Cahuenga Boulevard. The 2,048-square-foot restaurant will feature a new tequila program with more than 40 varieties as well as new...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 1:15 PM
I am not a complicated guy, and it doesn't take much to make me happy. Oysters are always a good start. Recently I spent several days at one of the happiest places I've ever been — on Tomales Bay, in west Marin County, just north of San Francisco....
| 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
| 4:30 PM
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 Music Awards at the Forum in...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| May 2, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Give mom the gift of brunch on Mother's Day. Here are some restaurants and bars around town offering brunch specials.
The Abbey Food + Bar will have a "drag-centric" brunch hosted by West Hollywood diva "Momma." All moms in attendance will receive a...