| 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.
| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| Aug 24, 2013
What if we scheduled a food festival that starts with the chef of Bon Appetit's best new restaurant in America, Alma's Ari Taymor, and added the chef of Jonathan Gold's best restaurant in Southern California, Providence's Michael Cimarusti? What if we...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 3:57 PM
Michael Voltaggio will make an appearance at the Universal Appliance and Kitchen Center in Studio City Sept. 7 for a book signing and cooking demonstration. The event will take place from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. with a cooking demonstration at 1:30 p.m. and a...
| 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...