| Dec 11, 2014
| 5:02 AM
The All-Star Chef Classic is set to return to downtown Los Angeles for its second year. The March 11-14 culinary event aims to bring together some of the most celebrated names in food, from the U.S. and beyond.
Participating chefs are to include Nancy...
| 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. ...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Everyone knows Suzanne Tracht at Jar, but ever since the restaurant opened in 2001, there’s been a secret weapon in the kitchen, chef de cuisine Preech Narkthong. Now he’s stepping out from the shadows.
This month Jar is kicking off Monday...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Celebrities and chefs got together on the grassy quad at UCLA on Saturday to fight childhood cancer at one of the city's top food-meets-fundraising events, L.A. Loves Alex's Lemonade.
More than $200,000 was raised from an auction with items including...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 3:02 PM
Josiah Citrin's Melisse and Suzanne Goin's Lucques, The Larder restaurants, Tavern and the new AOC are just the latest in a group of Los Angeles restaurants implementing a 3% employee benefit surcharge to all guest checks.
Goin, along with Citrin and...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 3:05 PM
Rustic Canyon, Huckleberry Cafe, Milo and Olive and Sweet Rose Creamery are the latest Los Angeles restaurants to add a surcharge to supplement their employees' healthcare costs. The four businesses, all part of owner Josh Loeb and Zoe Nathan's Rustic...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 12:47 PM
Among a certain crowd, Suzanne Goin’s first cookbook “Sunday Suppers at Lucques” is close to kitchen sacrament -- this generation’s answer to “The Silver Palate Cookbook” in the 1980s. How many dinner parties have you...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 1:18 PM
With all of the hullabaloo about the absence of female chefs in Time magazine’s recent boy-crazy cover story on Food Gods, we thought it might be time to remind readers of just how welcoming California always has been to women in the kitchen....
| Feb 17, 2014
| 11:41 AM
Chef Suzanne Goin of Lucques, Tavern, A.O.C. and the Hungry Cat and her business partner, Caroline Styne, have opened a wholesale commercial bakery, the Larder Baking Co.
The bakery is in full swing. Nathan Dakdouk, Larder Baking Co. master baker and...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 11:48 AM
Did the James Beard Foundation voters pay attention to the Time magazine controversy? After that publication projected a pantheon of Gods of Food that was distinctively all-male, almost half of the first-round nominees for outstanding chef in the 2014 JBF...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 12:43 PM
This has been a year Ari Taymor will probably never forget. First, Alma, the downtown Los Angeles restaurant he runs with his partner Ashleigh Parsons, was named the best new restaurant of the year by Bon Appetit magazine. And now Tuesday, he was named...