| Sep 28, 2013
| 10:57 AM
The event: Mariska Hargitay, who stars as Det. Olivia Benson on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" and is founder of the Joyful Heart Foundation, hosted a fundraiser on Thursday for the nonprofit — which assists survivors of domestic violence and...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 3:52 PM
If the falling leaves, shorter days and the return of traffic jams on the JFX have you pining for those lost, carefree days of summer, we commiserate — especially after we tried to drown our end-of-summer blues in a sunny strawberries-and-creme...
| 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...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Restaurants are in full bloom for summer. Here are some of the latest deals and restaurant happenings.
Live & Dine L.A.: Tickets are still available to the 11th annual Live & Dine L.A., a culinary extravaganza that celebrates L.A.’s best chefs and...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Not all great gifts have to cost a fortune. In fact, some of the best can be downright cheap. Here's a selection of wonderful presents almost any food lover would be happy to find under their tree or even in their stocking.
| Dec 19, 2013
| 2:31 PM
There's a new chef at the Bazaar by José Andrés, the new-fashioned tapas restaurant in the SLS Hotel at Beverly Hills. Holly Jivin succeeds Joshua Whigham as chef de cuisine. Whigham is returning to Washington, D.C., as a research and development chef...
| Mar 10, 2011
Keep the fat lady waiting in the wings. It's not over yet. Fine dining, I mean, and the new Royce at the Langham Huntington is proof.
The Pasadena hotel could have chosen to turn the Dining Room where Craig Strong (and briefly, Michael Voltaggio) once...
| Apr 21, 2012
There's going to be a whole lot of cooking going on at the 17th annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on the USC campus Saturday and Sunday. In fact, there's an entire stage devoted to it.
Saturday will kick off with Ink's Michael Voltaggio at 10:30...
| Dec 29, 2011
Alex Day is standing behind the custom bar at the headquarters of Proprietors, the drinks consulting company he and his partner David Kaplan recently set up in downtown Los Angeles — an office cum cocktail lab that they've dubbed Chapter & Verse....
| Dec 8, 2011
The women — in twos and threes and sixes — are on a mission. Spot Michael Voltaggio, the famously tattooed winner of Season 6 of Bravo's "Top Chef." They linger at the door, waiting, hoping for a seat or a table.
Sigh of relief. There he is,...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 9:09 PM
The Orange County Fair will be plumping up its traditional deep-fried menu this year, adding a rotation of gourmet food trucks and celebrity chefs to the mix as part of the 2011 theme "Let's Eat!"
OC Fair President and Chief Executive Steve Beazley...