| Aug 4, 2011
The sign in Café Glacé's all-glass storefront says "Persian pizza." Now, if you were a canny Los Angeles food explorer, you'd probably suspect that this was an awkward translation of some traditional Persian dish. Maybe, you'd think, you will discover...
| Aug 3, 2011
| 11:15 AM
Frankly Yours - a Schuamburg High School lunch institution. Nearly every day, I'd walk up to the counter with two bucks.
"Dog and fries - KETCHUP ONLY."
That's right. Not only would I order ketchup on a hot dog, I'd order NOTHING BUT KETCHUP. What did I...
| Aug 5, 2011
Total time: 1½ hours plus cooling times
Servings: This makes about 2 quarts ketchup
Note: This recipe requires the use of a kitchen scale.
4 pounds yellow peaches
1 pound peeled and cored pineapple, about ¾ of 1 standard (3¾...
| Aug 11, 2011
Umami Burger, the California burger chain with a modern spin and cross-cultural vibe, has struck a chord with Angelenos and now has the potential to join McDonald's, Fatburger, In-N-Out and Tommy's Hamburgers as one of California's best-known exports....
| Mar 7, 2012
| 1:58 PM
Four days of food heaven are descending on Laguna Beach, when the annual "Laguna Beach a la Carte – A Food & Wine Experience" returns Thursday and continues through Sunday. The four-day culinary event celebrates world-class cuisine, with local...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 9:14 AM
This hearty version of Cheesy Burger Fries offers all the tempting tastes of a juicy cheeseburger and fries combo, but you'll need a fork to enjoy them! It's perfect for a party or just for a fun and novel weeknight meal!
Cooking Time: 25 min ...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 1:45 PM
Frustrated by his children not eating their vegetables, Don Irons decided to try a hidden experiment.
Instead of serving the vegetables separately, Irons placed thinly sliced carrots, a small can of mushrooms, a can of corn, and chopped celery and...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 10:38 AM
Sheri Norton was at a covered-dish dinner at the church she attended four years ago when she initially tasted Sloppy Joe Bake.
She found out the lady who made it, asked for the recipe, and now has a family favorite.
"I make it a lot for my family,"...
| Feb 15, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Some ordinary, unassuming household objects have hidden superpowers. And most of these items cost less than a couple of bucks. There are cult followings of vinegar and duct tape. Entire tomes have been written about the virtues of baking soda.
| Mar 3, 2010
| 4:32 PM
The Academy Awards are to me what the Super Bowl was to my ex-boyfriend: an excuse to eat nonsensical amounts of food, swill unacceptable combinations of alcohol and become irate and ragingly hormonal over unjust judgment calls. In short, I......
| Mar 14, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Uh-oh. March 14, 1960: William Talman, who plays prosecutor Hamilton Burger on the âPerry Masonâ TV show, is arrested at a nude pot party in West Hollywood. The Times didnât report that they were naked until a few days later. On the jump, a long...
| May 16, 2007
In the shadow of the Westside Pavilion in West L.A. stands a tiny building that houses a world. People come there for burgers and pie, and they keep coming back because something about the place is magnetic. They can't stay away.
The people who work...