| Sep 29, 2012
For more than 20 years, Campanile has played an important role in shaping the cuisine of Southern California and beyond, not just through its menu but also through the many graduates of its kitchen. Among these are:
Govind Armstrong, chef and co-owner of...
| May 10, 2013
| 1:00 PM
The great opera and theater director Peter Sellars draped a chain of Lithuanian amber around his neck for PreCognito, something he does, he said, only for very special occasions.
That special occasion, Thursday’s gala dinner, celebrated the Santa...
| Jan 28, 2011
Valentine's Day is one of the biggest restaurant evenings of the year. Here are some places that are offering special menus and deals.
Alegria: Long Beach's Alegria combines a four-course dinner for $65 and live flamenco dancers. Offered from February 10...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 5:22 PM
Chef Suzanne Goin and business partner Caroline Styne are expanding their dining empire with their first out-of-town property, a farm-to-table restaurant in the tony Santa Barbara suburb of Montecito....
| Jan 19, 2012
When I spent some months in Venice, Italy, years ago, my friend Paolo would show up at dinner parties with prosciutto. I'm not talking about a paper packet of sliced ham but a whole prosciutto di San Daniele, the famous ham from Friuli, cured with the...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 2:25 PM
We all understand what a modernist restaurant is in 2012, from the reverse encapsulations, to the liquid nitrogen, to the skinless chicken breasts as soft as butter. We have been well-versed in the future, even if most of us have never tasted that kind of...
| Oct 27, 2011
As October glides toward November, the weather skates the edge — one foot in summer, the other in fall. Leaves begin to drift from the trees. Morning brings a cooler edge to the breeze. And every evening the sun sets a little earlier. Time to put...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Lauri Kranz: Lauri Kranz, a longtime singer-songwriter, has built a second career as a go-to edible gardening consultant in the Hollywood Hills, helping clients cope with foraging wildlife, limited sun and not-so-flat land...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 9:33 PM
Christmas and New Year's restaurant roundup....
| Jan 24, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Los Angeles Nomadic Division's "Moveable Feasts" dinner series....
| Feb 1, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Valentine's Day restaurant guide....