| Apr 15, 2013
| 4:32 PM
On Demand DVD New Releases April 15-21: Celebrate sending off your taxes with a movie! There's a handful of new releases to choose from this week, including the Oscar-winning Django Unchained. If documentaries are more your speed, try Sushi: The Global...
| Jan 29, 2013
How odd it is to hear an artist you respect and appreciate suggest she doesn’t have the pipes to tackle her words.
“If I had the money, I don’t even know if I would be singing my own songs,” says rapper/singer/poet Dessa, a solo...
| Jan 3, 2013
From Phil Vettel
Tagliolini nero, Balena:
Squid-ink pasta, pearl-white crabmeat and vivid-orange sea urchin. A song of the sea.
Duck breast, Baume & Brix:
A slab of sous-vide duck breast topped with crispy skin, brightened with pickled squash ribbons...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 9:59 AM
Our two favorite new restaurants of the year are Three Seventy Common in Laguna Beach and Juliette Kitchen & Bar in Newport Beach.
There were few fine dining establishments that opened in 2012; perhaps it's the economy or perhaps it's the trend toward...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Sensible business strategy wasn’t really top of mind for Tokyo sushi chain Kiyomura K.K. when it shelled out $1.76 million this weekend for a single 489-pound bluefin tuna.
The company dropped a record 155.4 million yen for the honor of buying the...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 7:33 AM
Isle Casino Racing Pompano Park announced that three of its restaurants: Bragozzo, Farmer’s Pick Buffet and Myron’s Delicatessen will be open on Christmas Day, and that enhanced menus have been created for the occasion.
| Dec 20, 2012
| 5:27 AM
As we join the chefs post-Eliza, there's a quiet reflectiveness in the stew room.
The cheftestants all agree she had a "great personality" and was "sweet and funny." Josh is swearing off pork, claiming he "doesn't have any underwear left" after two...
| Dec 21, 2012
At the newly opened Soo Woo Japanese and Korean Steakhouse in Hollywood, you can embark on one of two paths to tasty meats grilled right at the table.
The first path takes you to one of six teppenyaki tables, where you'll find all the trappings of a...
| Dec 22, 2012
The first responsibility of any great restaurant is to keep you in the bubble, the soft-serve cocoon of illusion where you forget the world exists for anything but your pleasure. And the newly redesigned Spago, from the moment you toss your keys to the...
| Dec 26, 2012
Soba sushi rolls
"Long noodles are associated with long life and good health,'' says Hiroko Shimbo, author of "Hiroko's American Kitchen" (Andrews McMeel, $24.99). Here she turns soba noodles into sushi rolls. Pair with your favorite cold dipping sauce....
| Dec 23, 2012
| 2:14 PM
By Jennifer Sheehan, Of The Morning Call
For weeks, there's been buzz in Emmaus about what Rodale was doing with an old garage at 10th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue.
On Monday, the family owned publishing giant opened Rodale's General Store,...