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  • Critic's Choice: Carpaccio as a blank canvas

    Critic's Choice: Carpaccio as a blank canvas
    According to my "Grande Enciclopedia Illustrata della Gastronomia," carpaccio is the "celebrated preparation based on raw beef sliced as finely as prosciutto di Parma and variously garnished," and was invented by Giuseppe Cipriani at Harry's Bar in...
  • Feds to Crackdown on Los Angeles-Based MS-13 Gang

    Feds to Crackdown on Los Angeles-Based MS-13 Gang
    LOS ANGELES -- The new federal crackdown on the notorious Los Angeles-based Mara Salvatrucha MS-13 street gang is being cheered by some local officials, though others worry about some of the side effects. The designation gives the U.S. Treasury...
  • New 'Pope on a Plate' menu unveiled, reverently, at Rivera

    New 'Pope on a Plate' menu unveiled, reverently, at Rivera
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Electronic music comes to Grand Park with summer Sunday Sessions

    Electronic music comes to Grand Park with summer Sunday Sessions
    The last time local government took a close interest in electronic dance music around downtown L.A., the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum Commission banned raves at the facility after a teenage girl's drug death at Electric Daisy Carnival in 2010. The...
  • Spago, Rivera among L.A.'s best in wine

    Spago, Rivera among L.A.'s best in wine
    Here are six restaurants that I think have exceptionally interesting wine programs. Spago: One of the few restaurants in the country that can boast a full complement of great Austrian wines, especially Rieslings and GrĂ¼ner Veltliners from the Wachau....
  • Exclusive: New L.A. restaurant Acabar, with chef Octavio Becerra, to open next week

    Exclusive: New L.A. restaurant Acabar, with chef Octavio Becerra, to open next week
    A sophisticated new restaurant and lounge called Acabar is set to open in the old Dar Maghreb space in Hollywood sometime next week. What's really got us buzzing about the opening is chef Octavio Becerra's return to the kitchen. His now-closed Palette...
  • National Tequila Day 2013: Favorite bars to sip tequila

    Wednesday is National Tequila Day and, aside from drunken college students who remorsefully refer to it as "to-kill-ya," the spirit is enjoying a renaissance. A growing number of Los Angeles bars and restaurants curate lists of the fiery stuff similar...
  • The Taste 2013: A lineup of great chefs, great food and great talk

    The Taste 2013: A lineup of great chefs, great food and great talk
    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...
  • Unprecedented action aimed at weakening MS-13 street gang

     
    Mara Salvatrucha MS-13 on Thursday won the distinction of being the first street gang designated by the federal government as a “transnational criminal organization." Local law enforcement officials cheered what they saw as the unprecedented federal...