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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • $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...
  • 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...
  • Jonathan Gold's lucky 7 picks for Restaurant Week

    Jonathan Gold's lucky 7 picks for Restaurant Week
    Perhaps you have just realized that there are a few days left to go in Restaurant Week, the twice-yearly celebration of Los Angeles restaurants mounted by DineLA, under the auspices of the Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board. Perhaps, like so many...
  • The Crowd: Candlelight illuminates local charity scene

    The Crowd: Candlelight illuminates local charity scene
    It was a grand night on the Orange Coast. The 40th anniversary celebration of Candlelight Concert on Dec. 6 exceeded all expectations, raising an impressive $2.2 million for the Segerstrom Center for the Arts. The remarkable financial milestone is a...
  • More control, money for WP developer Dan Bellows?

     
    There are a lot of interesting stories out there about Dan Bellows. Like the time he got into a physical fight — during a planning and zoning meeting at Winter Park — and still won 3-2 approval on the project he was seeking, even after the...
  • Disney opens new wine cellar at Epcot's Italy Pavilion

    Disney opens new wine cellar at Epcot's Italy Pavilion
    Wine has a more fitting home at Walt Disney World with the opening of Tutto Gusto wine cellar in the Italy Pavilion at Epcot. Tutto Gusto is a new venue adjacent to Tutto Italia Ristorante and debuted Tuesday after the restaurant opened its doors again...
  • Orlando Sentinel restaurant review: Epcot's Tutto Italia

    Orlando Sentinel restaurant review: Epcot's Tutto Italia
    Disney opened Tutto Italia at Epcot's Italy Pavilion in 2007, replacing L'Originale Alfredo di Roma Ristorante, which had an impressive 25-year run. The menu remained classic Italian with lightly fried calamari fritti, polenta, a range of pasta dishes,...
  • The Review: The Royce

    The Review: The Royce
    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...
  • Scene & Heard: LACMA Collectors Committee and 'Taste for a Cure'

    Scene & Heard: LACMA Collectors Committee and 'Taste for a Cure'
    For the Collectors Committee of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, April 9 was a big day. The museum's curators packed the morning with presentations of artworks they hoped to acquire, Patina served up lunch beside the Resnick Pavilion, and the evening...