| Feb 2, 2013
If the cult of ramen still mystifies you, you could do worse than to grab a counter seat at the new Little Tokyo branch of Shin-Sen-Gumi, a small restaurant chain that introduced high-quality ramen from Japan's Hakata region to Los Angeles. Most ramen...
| Feb 2, 2013
| 5:30 PM
HENDERSON, Nev. — Simeon players completed their practice at Coronado High School and wandered out into a warm, sunny Friday afternoon, loaded into white vans with the windows rolled down and headed for an evening of relaxation in the desert....
| Feb 4, 2013
| 8:29 AM
I was eating at the McDonald's at Columbia mall and was disrupted by a group of young kids fighting.
My concern is that this was not just two kids fighting but a group of kids with a fighting mentality that could potentially endanger the other patrons...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 10:55 AM
Fast-food giants McDonald’s and Pizza Hut are thinking small after the Super Bowl, with new menu offerings that take after the small plates, tapas and portion-controlled craze.
McDonald’s this week is adding seafood for the first time to its...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Since the beginning of the republic, there has been a dynamic tension between constantly expanding diversity driven by immigration and the relentless homogenizing force of common American culture. And there's nothing like a long drive on an interstate...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 6:53 PM
H&S Bakery is moving its Harbor East distribution center to an East Baltimore business park, freeing up prime real estate that the breadmaker-turned-developer has eyed for development for more than a decade.
The facility, bounded by South Central Avenue...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 4:36 PM
Counting the times he's cooked it at home and school, Vince Terusa thinks he's made his shallow-poached Dover sole appetizer at least 50 times.
The time that counts is Saturday.
This weekend, the Mission Viejo resident and four other Orange Coast...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 7:00 AM
NORTH LAS VEGAS, Nev. — With a satisfied grin, farmer Bob Combs watches the big truck slowly dump its greasy load, a Niagara Falls of yesterday's kitchen leftovers that sends off a sickening spray as it splashes into a metal bin.
| Apr 24, 2013
| 8:36 AM
It took nine years, but Jeremy "Jay" Armstead has found the perfect spot for his Texas Hold 'Em BBQ.
Earlier this month, he opened the doors of the quirky A-framed cottage on Federal Highway just south of Oakland Park Boulevard that has housed...
| Jan 13, 2013
| 11:51 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Gov. Rick Scott promised on the campaign trail that he would build "world-class universities" as part of his plan to jump-start the state's stagnant economy and bring new jobs to the Sunshine State.
He pledged higher levels of state...
| Apr 22, 2013
Peter McGuinness, an East Coast advertising wunderkind who took the helm at DDB Chicago less than two years ago, is competitive, passionate and driven to succeed. He also likes to stir things up.
Those qualities got him into and out of hot water growing...