RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Patina

A collection of news and information related to Patina published by this site and its partners.

Top Patina Articles

Displaying items 23-33
  • Emmy Bashes Like the Governors Ball Are a Labor of Love

    For Governors Ball committee chair Russ Patrick, the most emotional moment from last year's Emmys fete was watching awe-struck guests snap cell phone photos as they entered the party. "It literally gives me chills as I think about it," Patrick says....
  • $20 for a bottle of water? Your water sommelier will bring the menu right away

    $20 for a bottle of water? Your water sommelier will bring the menu right away
    On a hot July afternoon, Martin Riese sits in a suit at one of the patio tables at Ray's and Stark with eight bottles of water and 16 glasses in front of him. He laughs as museum goers pause in front of his table to smirk or make a comment about the odd...
  • Chef of the Moment: Le Ka's David Féau on French onion soup and liquid nitrogen

    Chef of the Moment: Le Ka's David Féau on French onion soup and liquid nitrogen
    Talk about idyllic. David Féau, consulting chef and partner at Le Ka downtown, grew up in Le Mans, in France’s Loire region, cooking alongside his mother in the kitchen, with produce that his father farmed. As a kid, Féau picked and prepared his own...
  • Hot downtown dining scene: Laurent Quenioux's Etchea bakeries, Olio pizzeria, Terroni

    Hot downtown dining scene: Laurent Quenioux's Etchea bakeries, Olio pizzeria, Terroni
    Downtown is probably the hottest restaurant scene in California, with new restaurants opening almost weekly, the renovation of Grand Central Market and the planned permanent farmers market at 4th and Main Streets (as well as Sushi Zo, Big Mista's BBQ...
  • Anthony Bourdain taking heat over Frito pie remarks. But really, he likes it

    Anthony Bourdain, you can pretty much say whatever you like ... or at least you think you can. But when you call a Frito pie a "colostomy pie," then insist you like it, people get a little confused. The former Food Network, Travel Channel and current...
  • Kitchensurfing.com brings a chef into your kitchen for parties, classes and more

    Kitchensurfing.com brings a chef into your kitchen for parties, classes and more
    Ever wish you could design a dream dinner menu within your budget, cooked by a personal chef? That's the idea behind the new Kitchensurfing.com, an online marketplace for chefs and foodies, launching this week.  The site allows users to browse through...
  • New KFC Go Cup for fried chicken lovers in traffic

    New KFC Go Cup for fried chicken lovers in traffic
    KFC has introduced a new menu item for people who absolutely have to have their fried chicken while driving. The KFC Go Cup fits in your car's cup holder and will never leave you stranded in traffic without your favorite fried chicken ever again.  The...
  • Liquid dining at Skybar, La Brea Bakery food truck, guest chef series at Patina

    Liquid dining at Skybar, La Brea Bakery food truck, guest chef series at Patina
    Skybar at the Mondrian is offering a limited-time four-course liquid dinner of craft cocktails and artisan breads. The cocktails include mushroom-infused Belvedere and beet and avocado-infused spirits, with garnishes such as an entire piece of bacon or...
  • Introducing Monsieur, a robotic bartender mixing 300 cocktails in your home

    Introducing Monsieur, a robotic bartender mixing 300 cocktails in your home
    We're at that point in time when certain futuristic items you may have seen in old sci-fi movies are finally being invented. Everyone has a touch-screen phone or computer, cars drive and park themselves, and now, there are robot bartenders.  Meet...
  • Here's a secret about Whittier: It's ascending as a great food city

    Here's a secret about Whittier: It's ascending as a great food city
    Until now, Whittier's blossoming restaurant scene filled with contemporary regional Mexican food, craft beer and oyster bars, serious gastropub fare and original puffy tacos was L.A. County’s best-kept secret. But it’s time to stop being...
  • Jonathan Gold | L.A. restaurant review: Church & State a French haven

     Jonathan Gold | L.A. restaurant review: Church & State a French haven
    Most people with even a passing interest in local cooking have visited Church & State since it opened half a dozen years ago, a ground-level bistro on the ground floor of an old Nabisco factory, known for bringing dim lighting, expressive cocktails and...