| 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.
| 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...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 4:12 PM
Michael Voltaggio is lending his culinary imagination to Umami Burger for a burger collaboration later this month. The "Top Chef" alum, known for his Los Angeles restaurants Ink and Ink.Sack, created something called the Monte Cristo burger.
| Jan 22, 2014
| 10:00 AM
The All-Star Chef Classic at L.A. Live will take place for the first time this spring, March 21 to 23, with 25 chefs from L.A. and beyond cooking in a "restaurant stadium" setting.
Participating chefs include Inaki Aizpitarte of Le Chateaubriand and...
| 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...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 1:10 PM
Micheal Voltaggio, chef at Ink and Ink.sack, is trying his hand at shoe design. The "Top Chef" alum has teamed up with Malibu-based shoe company OTZ for a collaboration they're calling Culinary Brigade.
Voltaggio designed two pairs of shoes for the...
| Sep 28, 2013
| 10:57 AM
The event: Mariska Hargitay, who stars as Det. Olivia Benson on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" and is founder of the Joyful Heart Foundation, hosted a fundraiser on Thursday for the nonprofit — which assists survivors of domestic violence and...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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,...