| 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...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 5:14 PM
Freddy Vargas, the chef de cuisine at Scarpetta in Beverly Hills, is inviting everyone into his kitchen for a sandwich. By night, Vargas is guiding a rustic Italian menu that includes seasonal primi, handmade pastas and grilled meats. But by day, he&...
| 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...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 7:00 AM
David Myers, the chef whose name is behind Comme Ca, Pizzeria Ortica and Hinoki & the Bird, announced he is leaving the company that manages those restaurants.
Myers said he is exiting David Myers Group to focus on new projects. That includes a...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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 9, 2014
| 9:10 AM
In celebration of National Pizza Day, here's a run-down of Los Angeles pizza, including go-to delivery spots, Chicago-style, New York-style, Neapolitan-style and New York-Naples hybrids. Here's where to get your gooey, cheesy, melty, crispy- and/or chewy-...