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  • 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...
  • L.A. Votes: Candidates woo voters, slam rivals and raise money

     
    With less than two weeks to go before Election Day in Los Angeles, candidates for mayor, City Council and city attorney are working overtime to sway undecided voters, ding their opponents and raise funds. Mayoral candidate Jan Perry is making......
  • Downtown L.A. on the lunch menu

    Downtown L.A. on the lunch menu
    Lunch is the meal of the proletariat. While the leisure class brunches, the worker bees among us grab that much-anticipated moment of down time that comes with the consumption of a hearty sandwich, plate of meat or lightly dressed salad that is known to...
  • Best meals of 2011

    Best meals of 2011
    The best meals of the year aren't necessarily about foie gras and truffles, or indulgent tasting menus, or even the technically best cooking of 2011. They're those dinners that surprised and delighted, that wove food and wine and friendship together in...
  • Great places for holiday brunch

    Great places for holiday brunch
    Here they come: the relatives. And they're hungry too. So where are you going to feed them? Why not one of the new generation of brunches that have been popping up at some very good restaurants lately? Brunch is convivial and fun, not to mention much less...
  • The strands of the Sinaloa drug cartel web

    The strands of the Sinaloa drug cartel web
    Gabriel Dieblas Roman took orders from cartel bosses in Mexico, hard men who ruled by fear, but he wouldn't approve a shipment without talking to a plucky, middle-aged woman from Compton. Guadalupe "Lupita" Villalobos ran a storefront botanica where...
  • Chef John Sedlar returns with lots of irons in the fire

    Chef John Sedlar returns with lots of irons in the fire
    Last week, chef John Sedlar celebrated the 30th anniversary of his seminal, erstwhile restaurant Saint Est├Ęphe with a sparkly cocktail party and an elaborate tasting menu for a select group of admirers who remember the go-go '80s and his particular mark...
  • Small-batch, artisan distilleries are growing in California

    Small-batch, artisan distilleries are growing in California
    The air outside GreenBar Collective craft distillery in Monrovia is getting warm, but it still crackles with the crispness of fall. Inside the bright, white warehouse, two employees bottle fresh apple bitters while Keith Taylor, the bar manager for...
  • L.A.'s new restaurants serve up a great year

    L.A.'s new restaurants serve up a great year
    Each year I keep a running log to track restaurants slated to open each month. When this January rolled around and I started my new list, I fully expected the pace of openings to slow to a trickle. That hasn't happened. Instead, despite the curdled...
  • Detroit evolving into a haven for artists

    Detroit evolving into a haven for artists
    "Where you headed?" asked the cheerful driver of the rental-car shuttle at the Detroit airport. "Detroit!" I answered, equally cheerfully. "Southfield, Birmingham or Rochester?" he asked, referring to well-to-do northern suburbs. PHOTOS: Detroit's...
  • In southeast L.A. County, the Chacons are political power players

    In southeast L.A. County, the Chacons are political power players
    At Crabby's restaurant in Montebello, Hector Chacon sipped from a steaming bowl of shrimp soup, trying to soothe a nervous stomach. It was election day last November in the small, working-class cities southeast of downtown Los Angeles. For Chacon, a...