| 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...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 3:51 PM
This year, the Los Angeles Times' annual food and wine festival The Taste kicks off Friday, Aug. 29, with a full night of festivities. The Paramount Studios lot is transformed into an intimate party with some of the hottest chefs in the city.
| Aug 16, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Some of Los Angeles' best chefs demonstrating what they do best, dozens of great wineries and cocktail specialists pouring their wares, a broad cross-section of the Southern California restaurant scene — from temples of fine dining to the most...
| 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...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 10:00 AM
The final flourish of your meal arrives at the table — a rich pudding of chocolate cremeux ("creamy" in French), candied pistachios, a crumble made from ground pistachios, and both dehydrated and frozen mandarin. Its deliciousness almost obscures...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 9:15 AM
Conde Nast Traveler’s readers may be seriously out to lunch, but it won’t be at Providence, Mozza or any other Los Angeles restaurant.
In its annual readers’ choice survey, the magazine asked participants to rank their favorite...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 2:44 PM
Providence, Michael Cimarusti's celebrated seafood-centric restaurant in Los Angeles, has announced it will close briefly May 19 and reopen May 28 after a full redesign.
Providence has been listed as the No. 1 restaurant in Los Angeles by Times...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 12:39 PM
It's going to be Suzanne Goin going head-to-head with Nancy Silverton in the outstanding chef category in the James Beard Foundation's annual awards competition. The finalists were announced Tuesday.
Considered the Academy Awards of the culinary world,...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 3:07 PM
Dozens of Los Angeles' top pastry chefs are pooling their talents for the 2nd annual Bakers Will Bake Sale on Sunday, April 13, at the Hollywood Farmers Market.
Founder and pastry chef Roxana Jullapat of Cooks County says the sale's mission is "to...