| Apr 9, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Amazon has just rolled out an interactive infographic, a map of the United States called “Great American Eats,” highlighting "editors’ picks for the best new and classic cookbooks from culinary innovators across America, region by...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 11:31 AM
Fashion designer John Varvatos has tapped country singer-songwriter Willie Nelson to perform at his annual Stuart House benefit, scheduled for Sunday in front of the Varvatos West Hollywood boutique.
This year will mark the 11th that the fashion...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 1:06 PM
While Bryan Voltaggio was making headlines with plans to open a restaurant in Baltimore, his brother Michael was kicking around some news himself.
The Frederick native and Top Chef winner has teamed up with OTZ shoes to create a line of footwear for...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Micheal Voltaggio, chef at Ink and Ink.sack, is trying his hand at shoe design. The "Top Chef" alum has teamed up with Malibu-based shoe company OTZ for a collaboration they're calling Culinary Brigade.
Voltaggio designed two pairs of shoes for the...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 10:05 AM
Loteria Hollywood will offer an eight-course tasting menu by Jimmy Shaw and Mision 19 chef Javier Plascencia on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Each dish will be paired with a wine from Baja California. Maite Gomez-Rejon from LA Artbites will give a brief...
| May 22, 2014
| 11:45 AM
You know how it is on the Web. I was looking something up and somehow came across Boston chef Ana Sortun (Oleana) mentioning that she’d used the app Chefs Feed for restaurant recommendations on a recent trip to Seattle and liked it.
| May 12, 2014
| 12:24 PM
Oreo snack hacks are a foodie's best friend. Using a French press to dunk an entire bag of mini Oreos in milk at once? That's a priceless tip. But when you mix Oreos and iced coffee, magic happens.
A six-second Oreo snack hack video (seen above)...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 7:30 AM
In the competitive Westside housing market, where one-upmanship is the rule, agents and brokers are continually trying to outdo one another with enticing events that will draw a moneyed home buyer to a trophy home that’s on the market. Sports cars...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 12:43 PM
"Eat Drink Love," Bravo TV's new reality show about five females who "claw their way to the top of the male-dominated Los Angeles food scene," premiered Sunday night. Being a female in the L.A. food industry, of course I watched.
The show chronicles the...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 2:35 PM
Chef Michael Voltaggio said working at the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank was a humbling reminder that too many people in Los Angeles go to bed hungry each night because they don't have enough food.
The chef-owner at Ink was among dozens of L.A. chefs,...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 3:18 PM
Last year, Baltimore's "Ace Of Cakes" star Duff Goldman added more layers to his rising confectionary empire, founding Charm City Cakes West and Duff's Cake Mix in Los Angeles.
Strategically centered near the world's most prominent movie and...