| Nov 21, 2014
| 11:15 AM
Los Angeles has never been rich in the sort of red-sauce Italian restaurants so common on the other coast, but it has always been notable for the other kind: restaurants in which Italian cooking and the idea of fine dining were not incompatible. It...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 5:05 AM
Let's all give thanks to the make-ahead dessert, the savior to every time-pressed Thanksgiving cook.
This year, instead of a pecan pie, a pumpkin cheesecake or an apple cake, consider this understated yet surprisingly dazzling alternative: pudding....
| 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...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Great food from restaurants such as Girasol, Plan Check Kitchen + Bar, Fishing with Dynamite, Border Grill, and Chichén Itzá, cooking demonstrations from famous chefs including James Beard Chef of the Year Nancy Silverton, esteemed pastry chef Karen...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 4:26 PM
Maybe one of your New Year's resolutions is to finally visit all of Jonathan Gold's 101 Best Restaurants in Los Angeles. And if you want to get started on New Year's Day, here are the restaurants among the 101 that are open on Jan. 1. Start 2014 right,...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 1:01 PM
While Huntington Beach restaurant Slapfish has endured the typical trials and tribulations of a new business, its owners are now reeling in success and ready to cast a wide net into the Middle East.
On a recent afternoon, founders Andrew Gruel and...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 10:30 AM
"When you talk to chefs who cook at a certain level, all of a sudden the kitchen becomes sort of a trophy kitchen," says Nancy Silverton, cookbook author, chef, restaurant owner and founder of the venerable La Brea Bakery in Los Angeles. "So there's...