| Jul 1, 2015
| 2:27 PM
Wine Enthusiast magazine just issued its list of America’s 100 Best Wine Restaurants for 2015. That’s 100 restaurants across the country. Want to take a guess how many restaurants SoCal got?
Exactly four — Alimento, A.O.C., Redbird,...
| Jun 15, 2015
| 12:37 PM
Longing for a cocktail but not thrilled about getting out there in traffic to go to your favorite bar? Online wine and spirits retailer Merchants of Beverage has a solution.
Order a cocktail kit for a signature cocktail delivered straight to your door....
| May 21, 2015
| 3:38 PM
There's a new lounge in town and it involves a confession booth, Hollywood nightlife royalty and an invite-only VIP area -- as in don't even think about trying to buy your way past the velvet rope.
It's called Confession, and it's the newest nightlife...
| May 8, 2015
| 10:10 AM
At brunch, the short-lived Fifty Seven in the downtown arts district served an ingenious DIY mimosa kit: a bottle of sparkling wine on ice and a trio of glass pitchers holding chilled orange juice and peach and melon purées. That way everyone at the table...
| May 5, 2015
| 8:40 AM
For the first time in its 25-year history, the James Beard Awards, which concluded Monday night, were held not in New York City but in Chicago. And boy, did Chicago roll out the red carpet for the restaurant awards. (The journalism and book awards took...
| May 4, 2015
| 5:55 PM
Southern California may be a dining mecca, but you wouldn’t know it judging from the James Beard Awards. Once again Monday night, Los Angeles chefs and restaurants suffered an ignominious shutout at the prestigious awards, presented this year in...
| Apr 27, 2015
| 5:28 PM
Did you miss your Mozza? Relax, the much-loved osteria is set to reopen Tuesday night, a little more than week after a portion of the restaurant was damaged when a pickup truck plowed through the front door.
Will Simons, general manager of Osteria Mozza...
| Apr 22, 2015
| 7:30 AM
David Rosoff and Chris Feldmeier, who worked together for many years at Osteria Mozza and Campanile, are reuniting to open not one, but two Spanish-themed restaurants — one in the Short Order space at the Original Farmers Market and the other at...
| Mar 24, 2015
| 10:31 AM
Southern California chefs and restaurants earned nominations for seven major honors in the 2015 James Beard Foundation Restaurant and Chef Awards announced Tuesday.
Petit Trois is one of five finalists for the best new restaurant. Other nominees include...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 2:44 PM
Baltaire, an ultra-luxe new steakhouse by the team behind Coral Tree Cafe, Red Room Food & Wine Bar and Comoncy coffee boutique, is now open in Brentwood. Think dark wood, plush leather armchairs, white marble countertops and a lounge with a fireplace. ...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 9:55 AM
The Los Angeles Times' annual culinary showcase The Taste is fast approaching, kicking off on Aug. 29. Co-hosts for the three-day food festival have just been announced, including James Beard Outstanding Chef Nancy Silverton, Michelin-starred chef Michael...