| Jun 6, 2013
| 5:49 PM
When Empress Pavilion, a 25-year-old dim sum restaurant in Chinatown, announced it was being evicted, the reaction included plenty of nostalgia. Many Angelenos recalled marking life's successful moments and celebrating holidays in the 600-capacity...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 6:24 AM
You don't have to go to The Big Easy to get that jazzy southern flavor you're craving. Just make our Skillet Mardi Gras Pasta and we can bet your gang'll throw you your own parade right in your kitchen!
Cooking Time: 25 min
| Feb 12, 2013
| 4:46 PM
Nestled in a tiny storefront on Balboa Island is a new and charming, romantic little bistro called Trattoria Mediterranean. It is a treasure box, with its candlelit atmosphere, the sound of trickling water from the fountain on the terrace and the wrought-...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 5:47 AM
The Olive Tree is not the Olive Garden. But you would be forgiven for mixing them up.
Both outside and in, the two restaurants look quite similar; they share a "rustic Italian" vibe and their logos are nearly identical. Both are reasonably priced, with...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 1:05 AM
Fargo, N.D. - David H. Hahn, Ph.D., has been named Director of Technical and Business Development at Northern Crops Institute (NCI). Hahn has over 30 years of experience in research, manufacturing, product development and technical support at several...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 2:30 AM
As winter has tightened its grip, it's natural to crave meals that bring comfort to both body and soul. In fact, research shows that eating certain foods that remind us of good times trigger happy thoughts and feelings of safety, love, homecoming and...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 7:53 AM
Zagat released on Wednesday its first-ever survey of Italian food, the favorite cuisine of Zagat voters. According to the survey, 31 percent of Zagat voters report eating Italian food three or more times per week.
The survey was conducted online Jan....
| Feb 2, 2013
What do some of Southern California's top bowls of ramen — the tsukemen at Tsujita, tonkotsu ramen at Daikokuya and kotteri shoyu ramen at Asa in Gardena — have in common? Their noodles come from the same place: a small factory near the...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 2:32 PM
Anna Di Pierno's little charmer of a restaurant has been around for about seven years, operating under the name Pasta Blitz. If you go looking for it, though, look for Il Basilico.
Di Pierno has taken a deliberate approach to the name change, but the...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 5:14 AM
Some occasions require a touch of romance.
Nothing too formal or over the top — no scattered rose petals or strolling violins. Just good, interesting food served capably in a special setting.
Baldwin's Station in historic Sykesville is just the...
| Jan 19, 2013
The kimchi dumplings at Matthew Kenney's M.A.K.E. restaurant in Santa Monica might be the poster dish for modern raw cuisine: origami-like bundles of cashews, pickled cabbage and tahini, packaged in wrappers made with dehydrated coconut purée mixed with...