| Dec 30, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The symptoms were grim: advanced age, crumbling physical condition, broken spine. The operation would last several hours and require meticulous care. But recovery was likely, and the procedure would cost only $100.
The patient was a 90-year-old family...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 10:26 AM
Rumors that Latin chef John Rivera Sedlar, who owns Rivera in downtown L.A., had been sniffing around his hometown of Santa Fe, looking for the right space for a restaurant there, have been circulating for months. But even as recently as a couple of...
| 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...
| Nov 8, 2014
All restaurants, and their menus, evolve over time, just as their chefs do. Any serious chef working today is constantly bombarded by information and inspiration — from traveling, from reading magazines and newspapers and the Internet, from the...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 6:53 PM
Where to drink
Bar Pintxo: Joe Miller's tribute to Spain's little dishes serves about 15 sherries by the glass. Wine buyer Chris Keller's favorites? Fino and Pedro Ximénez from the small producer El Maestro Sierra, and Gutierrez Colosia's "Sangre y...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 3:59 PM
If the city's hottest chefs and mixologists are your idea of great dinner dates, be sure to check out this year's "Dinner with a Twist" event during Los Angeles Times' the Taste on Saturday. It's an evening full of cooking and mixology demonstrations with...
| 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.
| Jun 6, 2014
| 3:30 PM
The Negroni -- probably your favorite Italian cocktail -- is the drink of honor during Negroni Week, a marketing effort between Campari America and Imbibe Media that continues through Sunday.
No need to twist anyone's arm -- Negroni Day, Negroni Week,...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Some of L.A.'s hottest chefs and bartenders will take part in the Los Angeles Times' third annual The Taste event happening Aug. 30 through Sept. 1 on the back lot of Paramount Studios. Attendees will also have a chance to meet the Los Angeles Times...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 12:21 PM
John Rivera Sedlar is one of the best cooks I know. And that’s partly because you can never guess where his head is going next. The one thing you can be sure of is that the result will be something beautiful. And there’s a good chance it...
| Aug 24, 2013
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...