| Jul 9, 2011
| 11:50 AM
1) Time magazine's Joel Ezersky called for American culinary indepedendence. "We have yet to do at our own tables what our arms, our literature and our technology did centuries ago."
Except, of course, that every iota of American innovation is as...
| Mar 9, 2011
Join your fellow basketball fans at LA Live to experience the all-new Pac-10 FanFest with highlights including a basketball sport court, beer garden, family-friendly activities like face painting and sign making, a live DJ, band and cheer performances,...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 9:40 PM
With Saint Patrick's Day falling on a Saturday this year, I'm sure the traditional revelries will fill the entire weekend. There will be parades and parties galore, plus corned beef and cabbage and the inevitable green beer.
I always like to cook and...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 10:41 AM
We buy almost $2.5 billion worth of ground coffee a year. But which coffee tastes the best?
Consumer Reports tested 23 coffees, primarily Colombian. Included were old standards, such as Chock Full o'Nuts and Folgers, and coffeehouse fare, such as...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 8:10 AM
Author, chef and National Geographic Fellow Barton Seaver joins eight chefs from Maryland and D.C. for this invasive species dinner benefiting the Oyster Recovery Partnership. Chefs include Baltimore's Spike Gjerde (Woodberry Kitchen) and Chad Wells...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 2:05 PM
What does a chef do after he has trained at the California Culinary Academy in San Francisco and worked under haute cuisine celebrities such as Daniel Boulud in New York and Wolfgang Puck in Beverly Hills?
If your name is Yianni Koufodontis, then you...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 7:59 AM
What: Savor Borgata – A Taste of American Classics is a star-studded culinary event aimed at showcasing the American culinary classics Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa has to offer. Hosted by Food Network's Claire Robinson, the event...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 12:21 PM
Last weekend I went to visit cousins who live in Oak Glen (elevation about 4,700 feet) where autumn was in full and colorful swing. Because of the higher elevation and the crisp nights, the leaves on many of the trees were beginning to show brilliant...
| Nov 8, 2011
Wolfgang Puck joined us with a delicious new line of iced coffee cocktails.
For more information log onto: www.wolfgangpuck.com
| Sep 1, 2011
| 10:55 AM
Who's Gonna Lead?
Last week's announcement that transgender child of the stars, Chaz Bono, would be a contestant on TV's "Dancing With The Stars" has brought some controversy to the show. But it's not just some of the nasty and negative public reaction...
| Nov 10, 2011
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...