| Mar 28, 2012
| 1:15 PM
Dining out for $5 or less may seem like a fantasy, but Southern California has much to offer for those on a tight budget. For affordable Vietnamese fare, for example, venture to Garden Grove or Westminster. Or look to food trucks for unique, inexpensive...
| Jan 20, 2011
To the connected diner, it may seem that Erika Nakamura and Amelia Posada arrived in Los Angeles ages ago. The larger-than-life personas behind Lindy & Grundy are practically household names among local foodies, though their butcher shop selling locally...
| May 6, 2011
The intensity of new-wave food truck craze caught the city of Los Angeles off-guard. For the last two years there has been much, often heated, discussion over how the trucks should be regulated. Even among members of the city council there is debate...
| Nov 25, 2010
Dear SOS: I'm wondering if you can give me the recipe used at Canter's Bakery on Fairfax for their loaf-style cheesecake, sold by the pound. I've loved it for years and looked for one like it in many cookbooks without luck. I would love to be able to...
| Apr 21, 2011
2008 Cogno Barbera d'Alba 'Bricco dei Merli'
When Barbera is good, it is very, very good. And the 2008 Barbera d'Alba "Bricco dei Merli" is one of those bottles. A deep ruby red, it's soft and velvety on the palate, conjuring up flavors of cassis,...
| Dec 2, 2011
| 10:24 AM
Seated around a conference table in a nondescript suburban Virginia office building, a dozen Republican voters shed light on one of the continued mysteries of this election season: What ails Mitt Romney?
Veteran pollster Peter Hart asked an assistant...
| Feb 17, 2011
The chips are falling into place for Homeboy Industries.
The hottest-selling snack item at 256 Ralphs deli sections across Southern California in the first weeks of February wasn't pretzels, or cheese puffs, or pita or bagel crisps. According to the...
| Mar 12, 2011
| 3:58 PM
U.S. Navy ships and aircraft were converging on disaster-stricken Japan Saturday, while the main U.S. aid agency dispatched two urban search-and-rescue teams to help look for trapped survivors.
The military assistance operation is known as Operation...
| Nov 20, 2011
Location: 189 The Grove Drive, Los Angeles, between 3rd Street and Beverly Boulevard just east of Fairfax Avenue. From the 10 Freeway, take the Fairfax Avenue exit north.
Hours: Regular mall hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mon.-Thurs.; 10 a.m. to 10 p.m....
| Oct 10, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Venice fans have no reason to feel bad about their team starting 1-4, because the tough schedule has prepared the Gondoliers to make a run at the City Section Division I championship. The record of Venice opponents is 22-4, and......
| Oct 11, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Thursday, October 13th CITY SMALL SCHOOLS LEAGUE Annenberg vs. View Park at Rancho Cienega Park, 7 p.m. SOUTHERN SECTION EMPIRE LEAGUE Placentia Valencia at Tustin, 7 p.m. GARDEN GROVE LEAGUE Los Amigos at Garden Grove, 7 p.m. MONTVIEW LEAGUE Duarte......