| Aug 25, 2011
I sincerely hate to break it to anybody who hasn't heard by now, but mamma's gone. Mamma Loredana moved out, with her son Filipo Cortivo, from Osteria la Buca two chefs ago and opened her own place, Osteria Mamma, on Melrose Avenue a few blocks west of La...
| Aug 30, 2011
BISTECCA ALLA FIORENTINA
PORTERHOUSE STEAKS GRILLED IN THE TUSCAN STYLE
yield: 4 Servings
Direct / High
If you can get dry-aged porterhouse steaks for this Tuscan recipe, go for it. But even if you have to settle for whatever your market is offering...
| Sep 8, 2011
In Venice, Italy, friends who've met in the street will go off to drink un ombra, slang for a small glass of wine. That's the name of a new Italian restaurant that opened quietly a few months ago in Studio City. Chef-owner Michael J. Young is crazy enough...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 10:11 AM
If former Glendale resident Michelle Karam has learned anything on the road to achieving her dream job as a celebrity chef, it’s that when one door closes; another one opens soon after.
“It’s so exciting when you get that phone call...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 8:12 AM
Some vegetarians are vegetarians because they don't like the thought of eating animal flesh and muscle. They find it gross. Others would love to chow down on a steak, but they either avoid it for health, religious or ethical reasons. For the second...
| May 12, 2011
Every time I'm in London, I somehow manage to find an excuse to eat at St. John Bar & Restaurant. That's a wonderful rustic restaurant for die-hard carnivores in northwest London from Fergus Henderson, author of the quirky but important cookbook "Nose...
| May 12, 2011
Skirt steak carpaccio with raw asparagus and fava salad
Total time: 40 minutes
Note: Adapted from Travis Lett of Gjelina. Buy the skirt steak from a quality purveyor, as this steak will be served still raw in the center. Lett suggests...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Now that Conrad’s is closed, folks are wondering. Where to eat? Where will we eat at midnight?
Where will the Presbyterians eat after church?
Where will Paco go for lunch?
(Paco’s Barbershop is awesome. Confidential to Vons: We can...
| Jun 8, 2011
Chef Gavan Murphy also known as the Healthy Irishman joined us live with some healthy recipes that you can cook up on the grill. Gavan is among the most popular and respected chefs in LA. He has cooked privately for James Cameron and Cindy Crawford just...
| Jun 9, 2011
Restaurants with a view usually come in two varieties: landscape or cityscape. The new Ray's and Stark Bar at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art have a view. But it's not the ocean or the city lights spread on a starry carpet below. Instead, the new...
| Jul 21, 2011
Come summer, mezze, those small dishes drawn from a vast Middle Eastern tradition, are just about the perfect food. The flavors are vivid. Many of them are served at room temperature. No rush. I love this way of eating, a bite here, a bite there, as the...
| Jul 28, 2011
The concrete walls of the new M.B. Post (short for Manhattan Beach Post) are stenciled with giant faded postmarks beneath a barrel-vaulted ceiling. The design by Stephen Francis Jones of SF Jones Architects plays off the fact that from the '50s through...