| Aug 23, 2013
| 12:49 PM
I was chatting on the phone with French Laundry chef Thomas Keller last week when I complained that it seemed like ages since we’d had a chance to just hang out and talk. “Hey, we’re going to be doing the L.A. Food and Wine Festival on...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 8:09 PM
When Los Angeles Fire Department Capt. Mark Curry cooks dinner at Station 29 in Koreatown, the last thing anyone wants is a fire call just as their grub is served.
Curry never disappoints in the kitchen.
Sunday night, Curry — defending...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Taste of Farmers Market: To celebrate its 79th birthday, the Third and Fairfax Farmers Market is holding a wandering feast, offering tastings from the market's restaurants and grocers, on July 16 from 5 to 9 p.m. The extensive menu includes chicken pot...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 2:33 PM
Kyushu and Okinawa Festival: Mitsuwa, the largest Japanese supermarket in the U.S., will be hosting a Japanese food fair from July 18 to 21 during store hours at its Torrance and Costa Mesa locations. Tokyo ramen shop Tanaka Shoten returns with its...
| Jul 11, 2013
Le quatorze juillet, also known as La Fete Nationale in France and Bastille Day most other places, commemorates the July 14, 1789, storming of the Bastille, a fortress famed for holding political prisoners (though at the time of the storming, it housed...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 9:05 AM
Father's Day is just around the corner (it's Sunday for those who haven't checked their calendars). So here's a list of Father's Day barbecues and brunches for celebrating with dad.
Go "Hog Wild" for dad: On Father’s Day, Bouchon Bistro Beverly...
| Jun 14, 2013
Drinking with dad is an underrated pleasure. After a whiskey or maybe a few beers he'll start to open up. He might tell you about that time in college when he got busted for something he once busted you for. He'll tell you how he fell in love with your...
| Mar 16, 2013
Remember when you couldn't go to a restaurant without coming across yet another flourless chocolate cake? And when that trend finally passed, the chocolate fashion became precious, over-elaborate tastings of this and that. I'm glad that's finally passé....
| May 9, 2013
Restaurant Michael in Winnetka feels a bit like stepping back into the famed Le Francais dining room in Wheeling, except it's cozier, a touch more casual, with brighter lighting and upbeat jazz gently playing on the speakers. It all makes sense because...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Father's Day 2012 dining guide: Freebies, cocktails and more...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 12:26 PM
September 1 through 3
FIELD TO FORK: Saturday, September 1
FLAVORS OF LA: Sunday, September 2
Paramount Pictures Studios
On Melrose Avenue in Hollywood
FIELD TO FORK event on Saturday 9/1, from 11 am - 3 pm,...