| Dec 19, 2013
| 2:31 PM
There's a new chef at the Bazaar by José Andrés, the new-fashioned tapas restaurant in the SLS Hotel at Beverly Hills. Holly Jivin succeeds Joshua Whigham as chef de cuisine. Whigham is returning to Washington, D.C., as a research and development chef...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Not all great gifts have to cost a fortune. In fact, some of the best can be downright cheap. Here's a selection of wonderful presents almost any food lover would be happy to find under their tree or even in their stocking.
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 7:30 AM
In the competitive Westside housing market, where one-upmanship is the rule, agents and brokers are continually trying to outdo one another with enticing events that will draw a moneyed home buyer to a trophy home that’s on the market. Sports cars...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 2:35 PM
Chef Michael Voltaggio said working at the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank was a humbling reminder that too many people in Los Angeles go to bed hungry each night because they don't have enough food.
The chef-owner at Ink was among dozens of L.A. chefs,...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Restaurants are in full bloom for summer. Here are some of the latest deals and restaurant happenings.
Live & Dine L.A.: Tickets are still available to the 11th annual Live & Dine L.A., a culinary extravaganza that celebrates L.A.’s best chefs and...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 12:43 PM
"Eat Drink Love," Bravo TV's new reality show about five females who "claw their way to the top of the male-dominated Los Angeles food scene," premiered Sunday night. Being a female in the L.A. food industry, of course I watched.
The show chronicles the...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 7:48 AM
Brian Huskey will be L.A.'s lone hopeful when the new season of "Top Chef" premieres on Bravo Oct. 2. The Pasadena, Calif. native who started his career at the A.O.S. Culinary Arts and the California Culinary Academy in San Fransisco, decided to take a...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 2:11 PM
What's Crab Cake 2013? Ask Michael Voltaggio, who puts it this way: "This Sunday a few Maryland natives will give a lot of people crabs while raising some money for the L.A. Mission."
In other words, it's an old-fashioned end-of-summer crab boil to...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 4:38 PM
An upgraded Tom Bradley International Terminal at LAX opened to the public Wednesday, the result of a $2-billion phase in the airport's modernization plan to install new technology, gates and more than 60 shops and eateries. The grand opening unveiled...