| Nov 18, 2014
| 2:00 PM
The third Thursday in November is when Beaujolais Nouveau gets its official annual release. Beaujolais is a light, fruity, food-friendly and inexpensive wine, ready to enjoy immediately, preferably chilled. Truth be told, it's not a very interesting...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 8:15 AM
Each November, on the third Thursday of the month, the French giddily celebrate Beaujolais Nouveau. That’s when the fresh, fruity Gamay from the new vintage is rushed from the vineyards into shops and wine bars in Paris and elsewhere across France....
| Nov 29, 2014
| 6:43 PM
For years, Nick Kokonas was warned.
No one would ever prepay for a ticket to eat at a restaurant.
For years, Nick Kokonas was undaunted.
He was collecting data, reams of it, showing prepaid tickets increased revenue and wiped out no-shows at Alinea,...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Greg Mosko, whose innovative desserts at North Pond (2610 N. Cannon Dr., 773-477-5845) are notable for their savory elements, today was named one of the country's five best new pastry chefs by Food & Wine magazine.
Mosko was the only pastry chef in...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Thanksgiving is two weeks away already, and if you're not going to make your own turkey dinner — or make reservations at Melisse or Bouchon or any of the other great L.A restaurants serving the holiday feast — then it's time to order some to-...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 7:00 AM
The iconic West Hollywood steak-and-lobster joint, Palm Restaurant, is making its Beverly Hills debut after closing earlier this year. The new location on Canon Drive is now open, located just down the street from Bouchon.
Whereas the old Palm...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Thanksgiving is two weeks away already, meaning it's time to order your turkey if you haven't already and plan your cooking schedule already — or you can make reservations to let a restaurant kitchen do all that for you.
Los Angeles has myriad...
| 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,...
| 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. ...
| 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 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...