| Jun 26, 2013
| 12:05 PM
Los Angeles Times restaurant critic Jonathan Gold returns Wednesday for his weekly live chat, "Lunchtime With Mr. Gold." Stop by at noon and bring your questions. He'll answer as many of your dining queries as he can in half an hour.
Have a craving...
| Jun 20, 2013
To the right of the counter at Brother Tim's Vegetarian Fast Food, a photo of a lean African-American man, at work in a kitchen, grinning, leaps out from the faded page of a decades-old news clipping. The story opens, "Tim Thompson is a one man crusade...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Name of restaurant: Henry’s Tacos, at its new location.
Owner: Omar Vega. He bought Henry’s Tacos from Janis Hood. The Hood family owned and operated the shop for over 50 years.
What dish represents the restaurant, and why? Order the...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 7:17 AM
Chicagoans got a little preview of this year’s Taste of Chicago (running July 10-14 in Grant Park) when the city’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events opened eight Taste booths and a cooking demonstration tent during the lunch...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Taco Bell will test a new Power Protein menu and zero-calorie drinks later this summer as the Mexican-style chain aims to convince Americans that its offerings include healthful choices.
The Irvine-based chain will experiment first for five or six weeks...
| Jun 13, 2013
NEW YORK — Rarely smiling or saying more than was necessary as he created a twisting column of chocolate ganache or turned peanut butter into powder, Alex Stupak was an intense figure in Grant Achatz's intense kitchen as Alinea's opening pastry...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 11:06 PM
The people who display their wares each June in Aberdeen help Arts in the Park find other good exhibitors.
As they travel to other shows, the folks who produce art and crafts keep watch for exhibitors who would be a good addition to Arts in the Park,...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 7:48 PM
Dear Dodgers fans, let me just say that interviewing you in the first inning is a far different experience from speaking to you in the sixth, when that icy concoction you've been slurping completely Novocains your mouth and you almost swallow your tongue....
| Jun 8, 2013
| 11:26 PM
More than 100 art and craft booths will be at Arts in the Park, which runs Saturday and June 16 at Melgaard Park. The booths will offer a variety of wares from exhibitors from at least 12 states.
There will also be 18 food booths to satisfy people&...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 7:40 AM
For the first time in months, a key sales figure at McDonald’s rose in May as the world’s largest burger chain tried to stay ahead of competitors by sprucing up its menu.
Same-store sales were up 2.6% last month, beating out Wall Street&...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Print-your-own chocolate bar wrapper: On Saturday, Compartés chocolatier Jonathan Grahm and printmaker Christina Carroll are teaming up to teach a class on how to print your own chocolate bar wrapper. Attendees will learn about the fundamentals of the...