| Dec 13, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Has there ever been a more remarkable reversal of image? Brussels sprouts, not so long ago derided as nothing more than a funky little cabbage, are suddenly sexy. You can’t pick up a gastropub menu that doesn’t include some variation of...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 5:46 PM
Whether you're shopping for an interior design fan, garden lover or the person who has everything, hands-on coffee-table books can provide an escape that no electronic device can replicate.
Here, we offer a roundup of 11 books that are worth giving to...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 9:37 AM
Sometimes, Trader Joe's just knows what you're craving. How else can you explain cookie butter ice cream?
Recognizing the fact that Sriracha has taken over the world, the store has launched a new sweet Sriracha bacon jerky. It's made with thick-cut...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Local cashmere concern and 2012 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund-winning the Elder Statesman label has made its first foray into stand-alone retail with the opening of rustic luxe boutique in West Hollywood just off Melrose Avenue on Nov. 22.
Located in a...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 6:23 PM
Hungarian lawmakers on Tuesday passed a bill that will ban most shopping on Sundays, casting the move as insurance that families will have more time together.
But in a country struggling with 10.5% unemployment and modest income levels even a quarter of...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 1:28 PM
Yes, it's holiday shopping time again. You only have about two weeks left to get all this done, and you know how fast those days will disappear. So we've done some legwork for you, at least if you have people on your gift list who are food-minded. Maybe...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 6:59 PM
If you're looking for something a little different in holiday shopping, check out these events that Los Angeles retailers have planned over the next week. Shopping parties, sample sales and trunk shows may turn up some interesting finds.
| Nov 17, 2014
| 11:18 AM
Espelette powder, produced for centuries in the Basque country of southwestern France, is the aristocrat of the chile world. It’s only moderately hot, but has a touch of sweetness, a rich aroma of roasted tomatoes and peppers, and a complex,...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 7:00 AM
The last MPK Night Market of the year is coming, just in time for the holiday. Which means that you can start eating even earlier than you thought, specifically on Friday at Barnes Park in Monterey Park. This Holiday Night Market will feature not only the...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 9:28 AM
Reese's peanut butter cup fans may have jumped for joy when Hershey's decided to make the beloved chocolate candy cups as a spread, in a jar.
"Reese's spreads? I bet when you open the jar angels sing and butterflies fly out 'Ahhhhhhh'," wrote Jax...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 12:30 PM
For the last few years, there have been many terrific pop-up restaurants, bakeries, ice cream shops, even coffee stalls and taquerias around town. But what about markets? Yes, there are farmers markets, but these are hardly small or mobile.