| 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...
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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
| 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...
| 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:
| Dec 12, 2013
| 8:00 AM
You may not be able to afford a dinner at the French Laundry -- heck, you might not even be able to get a reservation -- but that doesn’t mean you can’t share a little bit of that clothes-pinned magic. Thomas Keller and his staff have put...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 10:49 AM
Eduardo Ruiz, chef of Corazón y Miel in Bell, is opening a new restaurant – Picnik -- in Old Town Pasadena, moving into the current location of 168 Restaurant & Lounge on Colorado Boulevard.
Picnik is scheduled to open March 15, serving craft beer...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 1:35 PM
Jamie Carrano is the recently appointed executive chef of 320 Main in Seal Beach, the cocktail bar known for its drink roster from co-owner Jason Schiffer. It's where Carrano, who has worked at Bouchon Beverly Hills and Aureole in New York, has...