| Sep 10, 2010
| 4:04 PM
Ten years later, Louisiana still makes a stunning first impression. There was very little resembling fine dining in Fells Point when Richard Saki opened his opulently appointed Creole restaurant in 2000, and certainly nothing on the grand scale of...
| Aug 7, 2010
If you've been searching for the best Lebanese food in town, you're getting "shawarma." In fact, if you go to Skaf's, you've hit the spot.
Skaf's Lebanese Cuisine is not just a good Middle Eastern restaurant. It has just made it to my Top 10 list of...
| Nov 12, 2010
| 7:51 PM
Although the days are shortening at this time of year, a gardener's to-do list is not.
There are so many things to do right in the fall that it's difficult to know where to start. Planting, pruning, planting, dividing, planting, weeding and more...
| May 5, 2011
| 1:36 PM
First impression: Dining at L'Escalier is like experiencing a meal in a fine European hotel or on a steamship in the 1930s. Attention is paid to all the details — from the elegant atmosphere, to a well-trained staff, to some of the most...
| Jul 7, 2011
The only disappointing thing about Liv's Oyster Bar — a casual raw bar and elaborate seafood restaurant — is that it's one of a kind. Owner and chef John Brescio "expected to find oyster bars on every corner," on his first visits from...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 12:21 PM
Overall impression: The day after a meal at Area 31, one thought kept going through my mind: They ought to change its name to Chef Michael's, after E. Michael Reidt, the man in charge of the kitchen since December. Area 31 is named after the fishing...
| Jun 29, 2011
| 2:29 PM
The wife of a Scottish nobleman modeled the Five Crowns on a 12th century English country house when she built it in 1936.
Originally called the Hurley Belle, it was a bed and breakfast catering to the Hollywood elite. Couples like Rita Hayworth with...
| Jun 8, 2011
Chef Gavan Murphy also known as the Healthy Irishman joined us live with some healthy recipes that you can cook up on the grill. Gavan is among the most popular and respected chefs in LA. He has cooked privately for James Cameron and Cindy Crawford just...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Now that Conrad’s is closed, folks are wondering. Where to eat? Where will we eat at midnight?
Where will the Presbyterians eat after church?
Where will Paco go for lunch?
(Paco’s Barbershop is awesome. Confidential to Vons: We can...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 8:12 AM
Some vegetarians are vegetarians because they don't like the thought of eating animal flesh and muscle. They find it gross. Others would love to chow down on a steak, but they either avoid it for health, religious or ethical reasons. For the second...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 10:11 AM
If former Glendale resident Michelle Karam has learned anything on the road to achieving her dream job as a celebrity chef, it’s that when one door closes; another one opens soon after.
“It’s so exciting when you get that phone call...