| Mar 30, 2014
| 8:29 PM
Screams rang out Saturday night across the Los Angeles Sports Arena as Taiwanese band Mayday brought its brand of Asian stadium rock to an all-Chinese audience for a show celebrating its 15th anniversary.
"We don't usually do anything on our...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 4:22 AM
When Trader Joe's officially debuted in Winter Park last week, it marked another national chain to open for business in Central Florida.
For years, residents here have been clamoring for the Two-Buck Chuck wine, the cookie butter and thousands of other...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 5:05 PM
Tin Vuong is chef and co-founder of the restaurant group that operates Abigaile in Hermosa Beach, WildCraft in Culver City, Little Sister in Manhattan Beach and most recently, Día de Campo in Hermosa Beach. He grew up in the San Gabriel Valley and...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 2:20 PM
When Fernando Lopez came to Los Angeles from Oaxaca in the early '90s, he opened a restaurant for people from Oaxaca homesick for their native cuisine. That restaurant was — and still is — Guelaguetza, a vibrant center for Oaxacan culture in...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 10:30 AM
"I developed a phobia of Los Angeles," says David Grand.
That could have been a problem for the 45-year-old author, whose novel "Mount Terminus" (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 384 pp., $26) is set in early 20th century L.A. But it was the book —...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Cylinders hum, dashboards glow. Hubcaps glitter like necklaces.
The limos are gassed and the chauffeurs, GPS apps glowing from hand-helds, are plotting routes for Sunday's Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. The drivers are the captains of...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Worth the trip: Fried shrimp at Phil's Last Stand
2258 W. Chicago Ave. 773-245-3287
I once ate about 15 pounds of fried shrimp in a single day. It was, as most of my digestive system-threatening binges are, an occupational hazard. I was in search of...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 4:28 PM
John Markulis, an owner of Puritan Bakery in Carson, which has supplied breads and buns for more than 2,000 restaurants in California, including In-N-Out, Fatburger and Original Tommy's, died Sunday at 83 in a hospital in Torrance, the Orange County...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Valentine's Day (Feb. 14, in case you didn't know) is next Friday, so if you and your sweetie are still thinking about dining out, here's a list of V-Day specials and prix-fixe menus from restaurants throughout Los Angeles. Reservations are probably going...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 12:42 PM
Anyone who watched Beyonce and Jay-Z's performance of "Drunk in Love" during the Grammy Awards could feel the love between the two music powerhouses. And now Brucie, a Brooklyn restaurant, is attempting to recreate that lovin' feeling with an entire...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 10:00 PM
I knew I met the right gal when, early on in our courtship, she said her idea of a perfect date night is going out for cheeseburgers. That's what we do now. No candlelit tables or sports jacket required, just a reliable burger and the pleasure of each...