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  • Why a 3% benefits surcharge? Suzanne Goin, Josiah Citrin, Josh Loeb explain

    Why a 3% benefits surcharge? Suzanne Goin, Josiah Citrin, Josh Loeb explain
    Josiah Citrin's Melisse and Suzanne Goin's Lucques, The Larder restaurants, Tavern and the new AOC are just the latest in a group of Los Angeles restaurants implementing a 3% employee benefit surcharge to all guest checks. Goin, along with Citrin and...
  • Rustic Canyon, Huckleberry Cafe, more add 3% employee benefit surcharge

    Rustic Canyon, Huckleberry Cafe, more add 3% employee benefit surcharge
    Rustic Canyon, Huckleberry Cafe, Milo and Olive and Sweet Rose Creamery are the latest Los Angeles restaurants to add a surcharge to supplement their employees' healthcare costs. The four businesses, all part of owner Josh Loeb and Zoe Nathan's Rustic...
  • Weiser and friends throw a farm feast; Melisse honors mentors

    Weiser and friends throw a farm feast; Melisse honors mentors
    Alex Weiser and his family have been farmers market standouts almost since farmers markets started. And so when the Weisers decide to throw a farm dinner, you know it’s going to be good. But this good? “Feast at the Farm” will be...
  • The Taste is coming, you'd better be hungry

    The Taste is coming, you'd better be hungry
    Some of Los Angeles' best chefs demonstrating what they do best, dozens of great wineries and cocktail specialists pouring their wares, a broad cross-section of the Southern California restaurant scene — from temples of fine dining to the most...
  • Don't swelter: Here are a dozen L.A. ice cream shops to help you cool off

    Don't swelter: Here are a dozen L.A. ice cream shops to help you cool off
    It’s summer, if you haven’t noticed, and though ice cream is a year-round treat, it’s especially sweet when the sun shines without mercy. Frozen yogurt and shaved ice are nice, but you and I both know true happiness comes with more...
  • Night Market Monterey Park, 'A Film about Coffee' screening, Melisse protege dinner

    Night Market Monterey Park, 'A Film about Coffee' screening, Melisse protege dinner
    The Monterey Park Night Market (MPK Night Market) series will kick off Friday at 5 p.m. at Barnes Park. The event will include street food from more than 25 food trucks and booths, art exhibitions during the first MPK Art Walk, live entertainment,...
  • Wine dealer accused of fraud that drove up prices worldwide

    Wine dealer accused of fraud that drove up prices worldwide
    NEW YORK — Wine expert Michael Egan eyed the six bottles of purported 1966 Montrachet sitting at the front of the courtroom. "They wouldn't look out of place in the urology department at Mt. Sinai," Egan said as he noted the cloudy liquid's sickly...
  • The ultimate Valentine's Day 2014 restaurant guide

    The ultimate Valentine's Day 2014 restaurant guide
    Valentine's Day (Feb. 14, in case you didn't know) is next Friday, so if you and your sweetie are still thinking about dining out, here's a list of V-Day specials and prix-fixe menus from restaurants throughout Los Angeles. Reservations are probably going...
  • Goin and Silverton lead a women's charge at James Beard awards

    Goin and Silverton lead a women's charge at James Beard awards
    Did the James Beard Foundation voters pay attention to the Time magazine controversy? After that publication projected a pantheon of Gods of Food that was distinctively all-male, almost half of the first-round nominees for outstanding chef in the 2014 JBF...
  • Chef of the Moment: Hans Rockenwagner gets spicy

    Chef of the Moment: Hans Rockenwagner gets spicy
    Hans Röckenwagner is chef-owner of 3 Square Café and Röckenwagner Bakery as well as the planned Café Röckenwagner, set to open in Brentwood in January. Röckenwagner grew up in southern Germany and has cooked in Germany, France, Switzerland, Chicago and...
  • A sushi chef's dream rice: Satsuki rice, from Uruguay to L.A.

    A sushi chef's dream rice: Satsuki rice, from Uruguay to L.A.
    Morihiro "Mori" Onodera sold his beloved namesake sushi bar, Mori, in West L.A. nearly three years ago and has since devoted more time to one of his passion projects: rice. Not just cooking it but growing it. Though he formerly had grown rice -- a...
  • Chef of the Moment: Milo & Olive's Erin Eastland likes fries in her burrito

    Chef of the Moment: Milo & Olive's Erin Eastland likes fries in her burrito
    Erin Eastland, fan of microplanes and Broadway musicals, is the new executive chef at Santa Monica restaurant Milo & Olive, after a seven-year tenure at Cube Cafe on La Brea Avenue. Born in Syracuse, N.Y., Eastland graduated from Trinity College in...