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  • The grape obsession in Jeff Fischer's life yields Habit wines

    The grape obsession in Jeff Fischer's life yields Habit wines
    Jeff Fischer doesn't have a vineyard or a winery. He has no formal training and zero employees. Yet in a short time he's managed to land his small-batch Habit wines in nearly 50 of L.A.'s top restaurants, including the Chateau Marmont, Spago, AOC, Ink,...
  • A comeback for pastry chefs

    A comeback for pastry chefs
    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...
  • Can Zagat's new restaurant app out-Yelp the original?

    Can Zagat's new restaurant app out-Yelp the original?
    How can one more restaurant review app make your smartphone any smarter? While “To Yelp” has become a popular verb in some circles, Zagat is making a comeback bid with a slightly different approach. Monday the well-known guidebook company,...
  • Where to go clam digging among L.A. restaurants

    Where to go clam digging among L.A. restaurants
    Once I had dinner at my friend Christine's house in Paris. Three women and a big bowl of raw clams. She gave us each a knife and told me to watch for the moment the clam shell opened a crack, then plunge the knife in and open. She and her friend Jeanne...
  • Jonathan Gold | Restaurant review: Connie and Ted's, a clam shack extraordinaire

    Jonathan Gold | Restaurant review: Connie and Ted's, a clam shack extraordinaire
    Michael Cimarusti is the chef of Providence, the modernist French-Asian restaurant that is often considered the finest kitchen in L.A. He can do things with sea urchin, Santa Barbara spot prawns and Japanese sea bream that occasionally cause reactions I...
  • L.A. Times' The Taste gathers top culinary talent on Labor Day weekend

    What if we scheduled a food festival that starts with the chef of Bon Appetit's best new restaurant in America, Alma's Ari Taymor, and added the chef of Jonathan Gold's best restaurant in Southern California, Providence's Michael Cimarusti? What if we...
  • Salmon skin, raspberry doughnuts, Alma's kitchen rules and pop-up profanity at the Taste

    If you weren’t lucky enough (or temporarily unpolished enough) to reach your hand in for a piece of buttery, rare salmon, bite into a warm raspberry-filled doughnut or listen in on a panel discussing (with not a few obscenities) the power of the...
  • The cup runneth over at The TASTE

    The cup runneth over at The TASTE
    Food lovers lucky enough to attend Los Angeles Times’ The TASTE over Labor Day weekend devoured dozens of savory samples and gulped cupfuls of craft cocktails. If you’re feeling left out, the best I can offer is a rundown of event highlights...
  • Noma's René Redzepi on tour; all the chefs come out

    Noma's René Redzepi on tour; all the chefs come out
    René Redzepi kicked off the cross-continent book tour for his newly published "A Work in Progress" in New York last week, hitting Washington, D.C.; Toronto; Chicago; Seattle; San Francisco; and finally Los Angeles. On Thursday night the Heath Los...
  • Providence's Michael Cimarusti to open his seafood heaven Connie & Ted's by end of May

    Providence's Michael Cimarusti to open his seafood heaven Connie & Ted's by end of May
    More than 4,000 oyster tags cover two walls at Connie & Ted's, the soon-to-open West Hollywood seafood restaurant from Providence chef-owner Michael Cimarusti. Many of them are ones Cimarusti has collected over several years, Cryovac-ing them in plastic...
  • NBC's 2013-14 schedule banks on new shows, past stars

    Hoping to change it prime time fortunes, NBC announced a bold new schedule Sunday filled with new shows and familiar stars. The network plans to introduce 17 new series during the season, including six new comedies, eight new dramas and three new reality...