Story | Mar 17, 2014 | 2:29 PM
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Story | Jun 2, 2014 | 3:38 PMJosh Drew is the next scheduled executive chef at Fifty Seven, the downtown restaurant with a rotating roster of chefs who each cook for a flexible "season." Drew succeeds David Nayfeld, who exits Fifty Seven this week. Drew, who most recently was executive chef at Farmshop and has worked at Thomas Keller’s Bouchon in Napa Valley, Quince in San Francisco and Vetri in Philadelphia, also is chef-partner of a coming restaurant, Argentina-influenced Cordoba in Los Feliz. Cordoba is set to open later this year. Drew takes the helm at Fifty Seven on Thursday. The menu at Fifty Seven will focus on seafood and local meat and produce such as whole lambs from Apricot Lane Farms in Moorpark and dry-farmed strawberries and tomatoes from Larry Thorne in Malibu. Share plates include wild spot prawns a la plancha; griddled California provolone with Windrose Farm flowering marjoram and pecans; porcini mushrooms, Crimson Lady peaches and balsamic vinegar; and Persian cucumbers with mulberries, creme fraiche and anise hyssop.
Story | Dec 6, 2013 | 6:30 AM
BUENOS AIRES - Marking a change of direction, and locale, Cordoba-based writer-scribe Ines Maria Barrionuevo will follow up her debut "Atlantida" with "La Van," a frontier drama set on the tri-border along the junction between Paraguay, Brazil and...
Story | Dec 22, 2010 | 9:34 PM
A former Argentine military dictator was sentenced Wednesday to life in a "common prison" for the torture and killing of 31 dissidents during the nation's so-called Dirty War in the 1970s and '80s. The sentencing of Jorge Videla, center in the photo...
Story | Jan 7, 2012 | 4:39 PM
Colombian government announced a "shock plan" to combat one of the nation's strongest drug gangs, Los Urabenos, who declared a two-day ban on business activities in a dozen northern cities last week.