| Feb 13, 2015
| 3:38 PM
Costa Mesa planners approved a new fast-food restaurant this week that will replace a Burger King near the 405 Freeway.
The Burger King at 3150 Harbor Blvd. — the city's only Burger King — will be replaced by Raising Cane's, a Baton Rouge,...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 8:00 AM
If you still don't have Valentine's Day plans for Saturday night, don't panic. Here are eight ideas in California that can fill the romantic bill -- and you won't need to travel very far.
Keep it simple
Catch sunset on Valentine's Day with a Ventura...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 7:30 AM
I’ve heard from many people motivated to become vegan by animal welfare issues. Health and the environment are other reasons to discuss, but this week, about halfway through my month chronicling my vegan ways, I’m going to turn to some...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 1:51 PM
McDonald's will slim down an admittedly bloated menu and try to eliminate preservatives from its food as part of a broad push to stem what its CEO on Wednesday called the "erosion" of sales in its U.S. business.
The world's largest restaurant company...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 3:29 PM
Adam Perry Lang is a chef, cookbook author and award-winning barbecue expert. After graduating from the Culinary Institute of America and working at restaurants including Le Cirque and Daniel in New York and Guy Savoy in France, Lang decided to follow his...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 10:08 PM
The space occupied by the new Toro Grillhouse has been at least three other restaurants in recent memory. There was El Toro Tacos, Kix’s BBQ and a kabob place. The owners of Toro Grillhouse are giving this food stand on a busy stretch of Colorado...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Some of the fastest-growing fast-food chains aren't slinging artery-clogging cheeseburgers or cooking up calorie-packed fried chicken.
Instead, diners can order Brussels sprouts salads and kale smoothies, served with the same speed as In-N-Out or Burger...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Kye's, a new fast-casual restaurant opening Wednesday in Santa Monica, plans to serve super-food burritos.
The restaurant is centered around the Kyerito, a portable wrap invented by owner Jeanne Cheng, who happens to hold a degree in both traditional...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 3:18 PM
Shake Shack threw open its doors at the corner of Ohio and Rush streets on Tuesday, and threw off a bit of its mystique.
Now I love a good meal more than most and I'll cop to having made a detour to stand in line to pay a premium for the highly regarded...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 9:17 AM
Hours after the polls opened for the midterm elections Tuesday morning, a line of more than 100 people stretched down Ohio Street between Rush Street and Wabash Avenue.
No, they weren't exercising their right to vote.
They were waiting for the 11 a.m....
| Nov 13, 2014
| 3:09 PM
It took 30 minutes of wandering, but Jamie Giffin and her group of friends finally found the unmarked elevator door that serves as the entrance to Pharmacy restaurant.
"We had heard about Pharmacy around town, but we could barely find anything on the...