| Apr 8, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Oreo tortilla chips, anyone? Oreo tapped three L.A. chefs for its #OreoSnackHack campaign, asking them to experiment with the classic chocolate sandwich cookie and create new snacks. Michael Voltaggio of Ink, Roy Choi of the Kogi empire and Nguyen Tran of...
| May 12, 2014
| 12:24 PM
Oreo snack hacks are a foodie's best friend. Using a French press to dunk an entire bag of mini Oreos in milk at once? That's a priceless tip. But when you mix Oreos and iced coffee, magic happens.
A six-second Oreo snack hack video (seen above)...
| May 2, 2014
| 6:30 PM
With nearly a dozen seasons and a handful of spinoffs, Bravo's "Top Chef" still remains a fan -- and critics' -- favorite. It's also an awards darling, continually receiving Emmy nods and, somewhat famously, upsetting "The Amazing Race" for the reality...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 11:31 AM
Fashion designer John Varvatos has tapped country singer-songwriter Willie Nelson to perform at his annual Stuart House benefit, scheduled for Sunday in front of the Varvatos West Hollywood boutique.
This year will mark the 11th that the fashion...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Dominique Ansel, the New York-based creator of the Cronut croissant-doughnut hybrid, recently launched the chocolate chip cookie milk shot, and already others are following suit. Starting today, the bakery Platine in Culver City is offering its own...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 12:29 PM
Travel Channel has announced pilot orders for eight new projects, including one based around ABC correspondent Nick Watt, one that mixes ancestry and adventure, and one about investment capitalists.
"Watt's World," (working title) which is produced by...
| May 22, 2014
| 11:45 AM
You know how it is on the Web. I was looking something up and somehow came across Boston chef Ana Sortun (Oleana) mentioning that she’d used the app Chefs Feed for restaurant recommendations on a recent trip to Seattle and liked it.
| Jun 2, 2014
| 10:05 AM
Loteria Hollywood will offer an eight-course tasting menu by Jimmy Shaw and Mision 19 chef Javier Plascencia on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Each dish will be paired with a wine from Baja California. Maite Gomez-Rejon from LA Artbites will give a brief...
| Sep 29, 2013
Brian Huskey will be L.A.'s lone hopeful when the new season of Bravo's "Top Chef" premieres on Wednesday. The Pasadena native, who started his career at the California Culinary Academy in San Francisco, decided to take a culinary journey around the world...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 5:08 PM
Michael Voltaggio has been frequenting LAX lately, not necessarily because of global travel but because the chef-owner of Melrose Avenue restaurant Ink (and "Top Chef" champ) is expected to open his sandwich shop Ink.Sack within days at the renovated...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 3:10 PM
René Redzepi kicked off the cross-continent book tour for his newly published "A Work in Progress" in New York last week, hitting Washington, D.C.; Toronto; Chicago; Seattle; San Francisco; and finally Los Angeles.
On Thursday night the Heath Los...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 8:12 AM
While some might hold out for designer fashions or a luxury car topped with a red bow, food lovers may be just as thrilled by a gift of roasted hazelnuts, chile-spiced salt or Singaporean beef jerky.
Well, that might be carrying it to extremes, but at...