| Sep 11, 2013
| 5:49 AM
If you are one of those people suspicious of Giada De Laurentiis’ indefatigable perkiness, put off by her theatrical pronunciation of “spaghetti” and “prosciutto,” and overwhelmed by her foodie-culture ubiquity, well, stop...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Ben Yagoda, a teacher and writer, is bringing a work to the Festival of Books that should be of particular interest to the aspiring writers in attendance. His new book is "How to Not Write Bad," a conversational how-to that can help point the way to...
| May 12, 2013
May is National Hamburger Month, and the industry hopes you'll forget all about last month, when a Utah man attracted publicity by claiming he had a 14-year-old McDonald's hamburger that has never been refrigerated yet looks like new — no mold, no...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 5:08 PM
Michael Voltaggio has been frequenting LAX lately, not necessarily because of global travel but because the chef-owner of Melrose Avenue restaurant Ink (and "Top Chef" champ) is expected to open his sandwich shop Ink.Sack within days at the renovated...
| Oct 30, 2013
Review: Chop Shop
2033 W. North Ave. 773-537-4440
Rating: 3 (out of four) Off to a good start
They say you can't be all things to all people, but Chop Shop sure is trying. This new addition to Wicker Park is a lunch counter, butcher, bar, restaurant,...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 11:35 AM
Turns out, the In-N-Out "monkey-style" burger doesn't officially exist. We know, this could potentially be the biggest food conspiracy/upset of the century. But since when did a college kid, loyal In-N-Out fan or pregnant woman need an official stamp on a...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 11:51 AM
There was a special buzz amid the eighth annual Mesa Verde Classic Monday at Mesa Verde Country Club.
Valerie Torelli was mixing tasty drinks at a martini bar at the 17th tee and there were plenty of drinks at other holes, but that's not the type of...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 1:53 PM
A 25-year-old Los Angeles woman was arrested early Monday when she allegedly threatened three men with a knife after a small food fight inside In-N-Out restaurant, police said.
Nancy Perez was arrested about 12:44 a.m. after she allegedly pulled a small...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 10:56 AM
McDonald’s, one of the largest single buyers of fish in the country, said all of its Filet-O-Fish sandwiches and Fish McBites snacks will be made of Alaskan Pollack sustainably fished in the wild.
And the company is willing to pay to prove it....
| Aug 9, 2012
Jerry Murrell says it's time for lunch, and he knows exactly the place to go. The 68-year-old founder and chief executive of the brightest star in the restaurant industry jumps into his blue Ford pickup parked at the company's headquarters, a redbrick...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 2:20 PM
Irvine-based fast-food chain In-N-Out severed ties with a Central California slaughterhouse after learning that the facility is being investigated for potentially inhumane treatment of cows.
In-N-Out executives said they cut off their supplier...