| Dec 12, 2007
LIVING in a city with such an original sense of fashion, Angelenos are style-savvy to the bone. So why is restaurant design in such a funk? It's as if every new restaurant is showing up at the party wearing the same dress -- yards of votive candles, black...
| Oct 6, 2008
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You may question why a vegan such as myself has been dying to dine at Cut. First, its like being allowed into the cool peoples hang, what with the giant pictures of George Clooney and Marilyn Manson suspended on the walls. Its definitely the coolest...
| Sep 24, 2008
Cheese and wine tasting:
Andrew Steiner of Andrew's Cheese Shop hosts; the Foundry on Melrose's Julie Christen suggests pairings with wines. 7 p.m., the Foundry on Melrose, 7465 Melrose Ave., L.A., (323) 651-0915, reservations recommended. www....
| Jan 30, 2008
STEAK school is open. The Butcher of Panzano -- aka Dario Cecchini, the most famous butcher in all of Italy -- announces his Officina della Bistecca (Steak Workshop) in the heart of Tuscany's Chianti Classico region:
"In a very convivial and above all...
| Nov 5, 2008
It's been 75 years since actress Jean Harlow christened the Los Angeles Brewing Co.'s first shipment of Eastside beer after the repeal of Prohibition. Beer making in L.A. has been sporadic since then, but there are signs that a craft brew revolution is...
| May 22, 2008
BACK when Kerry Simon was training at the Culinary Institute of America in upstate New York in 1981, the definition of a "celebrity chef" as he knew it was something different altogether compared with what it means in this age of Rachael Ray and Tyler...
| Apr 22, 2010
Is Los Angeles getting snubbed by the James Beard Foundation?
The foundation doles out its prestigious awards May 3 at a star-studded gala at Lincoln Center in Manhattan. As foodies everywhere know, they're the Oscars of the culinary world, arguably...
| Aug 16, 2007
ON a recent Friday night, three collegiate-looking young men strode into the 3rd Stop, a beer and wine bar near the Beverly Center. The first one to the bar was sure of what he wanted.
"Give me a Blue Moon," he told the bartender, referring to the...
| Jul 8, 2010
The server eases the rectangular plate down on the glass coffee table. Here we go, I think, biting into a tiny pleated dumpling plumped with braised pork belly and slicked with black Chinese vinegar. A trace of chile oil, the melting tender pork, the...
| Feb 25, 2010
André Guerrero grew up eating Filipino food, but you'll find few traces of it on his menu at the Oinkster, and none at all at his new Marché L.A. Nor will you find Filipino food on the menus at Providence, Pizzeria Mozza or Church & State, all prominent...
| Nov 11, 2009
Barbara Fairchild joined Bon Appétit in 1978 as an editorial assistant typing (yes, on a typewriter) recipes. Today, she runs the magazine, and with the closure of Gourmet last month, has become one of the most watched women in food publishing. After all,...