| Aug 7, 2014
| 6:30 PM
The emails come in with the question: Can you recommend a quiet restaurant? Other readers write in to rant, saying they've given up going to restaurants because it's impossible to have a conversation anymore. I can't offer much solace. Even fine dining...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Name of restaurant: BatterFish, a modern fish 'n' chip shop in Encino
Chef: An actor originally from Ireland, chef-owner Jason Killalee has years of L.A. restaurant experience, including front-of-house duties at Bastide and Providence.
| Jul 30, 2014
| 8:15 AM
If you're tracking chefs, here's what several Los Angeles toques are up to and/or which restaurants they've moved on to. In addition, several L.A. chefs will be appearing in a new Bravo reality series. And a few restaurants have recently closed, or are in...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 12:45 PM
I like almost everything about sardines. I like to cook them, I like to eat them. Heck, when I visit aquariums I even like to watch them swim around in circles. That's the only explanation I can offer for how I found myself standing on a stage Sunday...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 1:06 PM
Michael Cimarusti threw down the gauntlet. I picked it up. It smelled kind of fishy. But the battle is on, and you can come watch it at the Taste next weekend.
The other day on Twitter, the chef at Providence – Los Angeles’ best restaurant...
| 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 29, 2014
| 3:03 PM
Providence, Michael Cimarusti's seafood-focused fine dining restaurant on Melrose Avenue, opened on Wednesday after closing for an interior redesign.
The restaurant, helmed by Cimarusti and his partner, Donato Poto, was reimagined by Tamara Kaye-Honey...
| May 22, 2014
| 11:45 AM
You know how it is on the Web. I was looking something up and somehow came across Boston chef Ana Sortun (Oleana) mentioning that she’d used the app Chefs Feed for restaurant recommendations on a recent trip to Seattle and liked it.
| May 18, 2014
| 10:11 AM
One of the best features of any list is the controversy that ensues. You may have already lost your cool after reading restaurant critic Jonathan Gold's second annual list of the 101 best restaurants in and around Los Angeles. Or maybe you think he's...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 11:48 AM
Did the James Beard Foundation voters pay attention to the Time magazine controversy? After that publication projected a pantheon of Gods of Food that was distinctively all-male, almost half of the first-round nominees for outstanding chef in the 2014 JBF...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 1:31 PM
Trash Fish, a dinner featuring sustainable seafood and hosted by the nonprofit organization Chefs Collaborative, will take place at Mediterraneo restaurant in Hermosa Beach on March 10 to bring attention to undervalued species of fish ("It's not just by-...