| Dec 29, 2014
| 7:26 AM
You may not see Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich regularly in the Elm City. After all, they own and operate more than 30 eateries, markets and ventures across the globe. But the powerhouse restaurateurs have infused their styles and culinary prowess into...
| Jul 15, 2014
The Los Angeles Times today announced the distinctive restaurants, dynamic demonstrations and topical discussions that will season The Taste, its annual Labor Day weekend celebration of the Southern California culinary scene. A who’s-who of Times...
| May 27, 2014
| 5:34 PM
The last time an Angeleno won the James Beard Foundation's outstanding chef award — a very big deal — it was 1998, smoking had just been banned in the state's restaurants, and Wolfgang Puck was the awardee. This year, a woman who once was...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 10:00 AM
It’s hard to write about Los Angeles pizza without getting a little defensive. Non-Angelenos love to hate our city, and after they exhaust the topics of traffic and Hollywood, they accuse us of having no pizza. This is a preposterous accusation. Los...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 10:48 AM
Yes, Oscars host Ellen DeGeneres actually ordered pizza during Sunday night's show, and a real delivery man, not an actor, showed up with the pies.
But the pizza didn't come from Pizzeria Mozza or Sotto, or any of the other "trendy" celebrity-frequented...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 12:33 PM
Maude is Curtis Stone's first restaurant. It's a 25-seater that opened in Beverly Hills earlier this month. There, the Australian celebrity chef waxes culinary with a set menu featuring one seasonal ingredient. Stone, a Melbourne native, has appeared...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 1:48 PM
David Rosoff, longtime general manager for the Mozza group of restaurants, has resigned. But he's not gone yet. He’ll be in command at the restaurants owned by Nancy Silverton, Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich until March 7.
In an email, he states:...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 4:37 PM
One of Los Angeles' longtime developers is betting big on the revival of Hollywood as he launches work on a $138-million speculative office development near Santa Monica Boulevard.
After dusting off plans for an office complex first conceived before the...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 1:01 PM
Is Sunday National Pizza Day? It may be — depending on who you talk to — although it is definitely not National Pizza With Everything On It (Except Anchovies) Day, which falls elsewhere on the calendar.
We have a complicated relationship...
| May 5, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Pizzeria Mozza's Nancy Silverton took the Outstanding Chef in the U.S. award at the James Beard Foundation Restaurant and Chef Awards Monday in New York. The La Brea Bakery founder was also the co-owner of popular industry lunch spot Campanile. It was the...
| May 7, 2014
| 11:12 AM
Winners were revealed Monday, May 5, 2014, at the annual 2014 James Beard Foundation Awards, the culinary industry’s most prestigious recognition program. During a ceremony headlined by Award-winning TV personality and multiple James Beard Award...