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Where to celebrate Nowruz, the Persian and Zoroastrian New Year celebration

For Iranians, Nowruz (also spelled Nerwoz or Noroz) is a 13-day celebration of the new year. The word translates as “new day” in Farsi, and the festivities begin when spring starts. This year, Nowruz begins on March 21. The holiday is also considered a holy time for Zorastrians, Kurds, Tajiks,...

Cake, salad, soup and more great recipe ideas for carrots, now in season

What’s in season: It might be hard to imagine that carrots have a season, but late winter into early spring is actually the best time for these root vegetables, because the cold weather makes for crisper, sweeter roots. Winter is also when you’ll find a rainbow of colors and varieties, from deep...

Our favorite corn bread recipes: How to make skillet cornbread, jalapeno cornbread and more

Is it possible to have too many recipes for corn bread? Probably not. Which is why we've compiled eight of our favorites. @noellecarter

21 great recipes for grilled fish

From salmon to swordfish, lobster to shrimp, we've compiled 21 of our favorite grilled fish recipes, including recipes for whole fish, skewers, steaks and more. @noellecarter

An '80s bar pushing big hair, PBR on draft and pizza by the slice is open in West Hollywood

From an ’80s lounge in West Hollywood to a new French bistro in Studio City, here’s what’s happening in the Los Angeles food and drink world: New to the block: Tousle your hair and get your acid wash jeans out of storage. Both big hair and the ’80s fashion staple are encouraged at the new Lazer...

The bather: A journey by water, with porridge and barley tea, through 9 Koreatown spas

The landscape of the Koreatown neighborhood of Los Angeles, a concrete universe of slightly less than three square miles in Mid-City, is a bilingual-signed jigsaw of strip malls and squat high-rises, barbecue restaurants and porridge joints. It’s about as far away from John Cheever’s Westchester...

Polenta, frittata and more great recipes for stinging nettles, now in season

What’s in season: At first glance, they might look like ordinary weeds, but stinging nettles have a bright, assertive flavor, with just a hint of pepper. A vibrant shade of green, the nettles are named after fine, hollow, hair-like trichomes containing formic acid on their long leaves and stems...

Sweet! 19 great layer cake recipes

Looking for a sweet weekend project? We've compiled 19 of our favorite layer cake recipes, from chocolate to coconut, caramel, fresh fruit, pumpkin and more. @noellecarter

10 Los Angeles-area chocolate shops for Valentine's Day

The Aztecs believed the cacao beans used to make chocolate were a gift from their gods, and they’d bestow this sacred gift upon royalty and warriors, thus instituting the practice of giving chocolate to those very special. Casanova called it the “elixir of love” and drank it instead of Champagne....

Nancy Silverton is opening a new pizzeria in Highland Park where pizza is priced by the ounce

From a new downtown pizza restaurant to omelets for dinner in Echo Park, here’s what’s happening in the Los Angeles food and drink world: PIzza party We frequently claim that Los Angeles is home to some of the best pizzas (and food) in the country. See: Chef Nancy Silverton, Desano Pizza, Pizzana,...

Grill your greens: 27 great vegetable, salad and fruit recipes

Get outdoors tonight and show your grill a little love. We’ve compiled 27 great recipes — everything from grilled vegetables to salads to fruit dishes — perfect for dinner tonight. @noellecarter

Where to eat out for Valentine's Day dinner

Whether Valentine’s Day for you means a romantic dinner for two or a gathering of gal pals and/or bromance buddies, local restaurants have drafted their menus and are setting their tables to mark the occasion. Here are some restaurants around Los Angeles offering specials. 1 Pico at Shutters on...

What we're bringing to this year's Super Bowl party

Super Bowl recipes and stories from the Los Angeles Times food section run the field from back-of-the-box Lipton onion dip to carefully crafted tacos as B.S. Taqueria makes them. Plus an easy margarita recipe.

61 recipes to score big at your Super Bowl party

From wings to chili, stuffed peppers, ribs, cornbread and more, we've compiled 61 recipes sure to score big at your Super Bowl party. @noellecarter

One of New York City's most popular bars will open a location in West Hollywood

From a fried chicken sandwich restaurant in downtown L.A. to a New York speak-easy in West Hollywood, here’s what’s happening in the food and drink world: More fried chicken: It seems that almost every new restaurant has an #fcs (fried chicken sandwich) on the menu — a tower of crunchy fried chicken,...

11 great taco recipes to celebrate Taco Tuesday

It's Taco Tuesday. How are you celebrating? We've compiled 11 of our favorite recipes, from shrimp tacos to duck tacos, sweet potato tacos — even pastrami tacos. Enjoy. @noellecarter

Start the week off right with one of our favorite brownie recipes

If you want to start the week off right, think brownies. We’ve compiled 13 of our favorite recipes — from classic, to nut-filled, to triple-chocolate — just for you. @noellecarter

Culinary SOS: How to make the date nut slices at Lodge Bread in Culver City

Reader Veronica Rodriguez of Sherman Oaks can’t get enough of the date nut slices at Lodge Bread in Culver City, generous squares of cake studded with chopped dates and nuts, not too sweet and with just the right hints of orange and vanilla. “To me, it looks like a great brownie but with no chocolate,”...

Comfort food alert: 16 great grilled cheese recipes

Is it possible to have too many great recipes for grilled cheese? Of course not. Which is why we've compiled over a dozen of our favorites, from the classic to variations incorporating shishito peppers, marinated tomatoes, meatloaf and more. @noellecarter

Curtis Stone reopens Maude in Beverly Hills as a wine-inspired restaurant

From the reopening of a Beverly Hills tasting menu restaurant to the closing of a Culver City newcomer, here’s what’s happening in the food and drink world: Round two: When chef Curtis Stone opened Maude, his first Los Angeles restaurant, in 2014, the concept was simple: nine courses that feature...

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