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We'd like to take a moment to salute the man/woman/group who decided to make April Grilled Cheese Month. An entire month devoted to reflecting on the wonder that is two slices of buttered bread with cheese, all grilled to melted perfection, may be the best idea ever.
The title of Arizona poet laureate Alberto Álvaro Ríos’ memoir is "Capirotada," the name of the anything-goes bread pudding from Mexico that typically shows up on menus around Los Angeles during Lent. “Mexican cooking’s version of fruitcake” is how...
Today kicks off National Grilled Cheese Month. And could it possibly get any better than grilled cheese? Many people don't think so. While it may be hard to beat the perfection that is ooey-gooey melted cheese between two crisp pieces of bread, we do have some ideas to help you take it to the...
Name of restaurant: Kaya Street Kitchen.
Still jonesing for an El Jefe Cubano? Animal is hosting another pop-up, inspired by El Jefe, the food truck from the movie "Chef."
As you may have learned from your Instagram feed, Sunday marked the local tour stop of the seventh annual Cochon 555, a festival dedicated to the glories of wine, bourbon and Heritage pork. This year's installment took place at the Viceroy in Santa Monica, a swankish hotel that suited...
On a recent afternoon in downtown Los Angeles, Ricardo Zarate sat sipping from a paper cup of coffee in the lobby of the Biltmore Hotel. The setting — the hotel opened in 1923 with travertine walls, crystal chandeliers, marble fountains and frescoed mural ceilings painted by an artist who...
The weather's great, so why not enjoy it? Cook dinner outdoors tonight with these simple grilling ideas. From pork steaks to carne asada to grilled chicken salad, these ideas grill up quickly with little effort.
A rustic tomato-based stew combining an assortment of fish and shellfish, cioppino is credited to the Italian immigrants of San Francisco. You might never guess how easy it is to prepare given the rich depth of flavor to be found in a simple bowlful. And it makes a great weeknight meal.
Next time you think you've grated all the cheese you can from a wedge of Parmigiano, don't discard the rind.
Do you love your food with a little -- or a lot -- of kick to it? If you've never tried harissa, you don't know what you're missing. Harissa is a fiery red hot sauce from North Africa. While the ingredients may vary from region to region, basic recipes typically include dried chiles, a few...
With spring arriving here in sunny Los Angeles, it's almost criminal to cook indoors. Show your grill a little love tonight with these three dish ideas. Each makes for a perfectly robust side or light main course using only a handful of ingredients.
Somehow New Year's Eve turned into Valentine's Day, and St. Patrick's Day was a fleeting blur of green. Now it's almost Easter. It's time for Peeps, Cadbury eggs, egg hunts and Easter brunch plans. Here are some restaurants around town with Easter brunch specials.
Eating chicken wings could be considered a sport. There's an art to nibbling every morsel of chicken from the bone, and licking every bit of sauce off your fingers takes stamina, and a palate of steel.
Some of the most prized scents in the world, including Chanel's famous No. 5, and every scent in the Krigler family, are designed to make its wearers smell of jasmine, sandalwood, neroli, vetiver and overall elegance. The new Burger King perfume is meant to smell like sizzling beef patties.
Probably 98% of people in America have only eaten artichokes prepared one way – steamed or boiled and then served with mayonnaise or melted butter.
The free app CorkageFee, which maps restaurants that offer wine corkage for a fee, or sometimes — though rarely — for nothing, has a new thing going. It’s called Corkpon, or a coupon for corkage.
Imagine going to a restaurant and ordering a meal for yourself, then one for your dog. Because if your dog is going to watch you eat a bowl of mac and cheese, or a burger, shouldn't she get a little something too?
Phillip Frankland Lee’s all-vegetable Studio City restaurant, the Gadarene Swine, just went entirely vegan. Not so you’d notice. The chef, who also owns Scratch Bar in Beverly Hills, says only one dish was left on the menu that wasn’t vegan — olives in a honey and lime...
Why is chicken so popular? Well, it cooks pretty quickly. And depending on what you buy, it can be both flavorful and diet-friendly. Did I mention versatile? Chicken lends itself to so many flavorings and preparations. Check out these ideas: