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L.A. by noodle soup: Yunnan 'crossing the bridge' noodles

If you make your way to southwest China and the province of Yunnan, you will encounter rows of noodle shops serving just one thing: guoqiao mixian. You’ll be handed a bowl of rice noodles and a platter of chicken, thinly sliced pork, tofu skin, bean sprouts and vegetables. And then...

Easy dinner recipes: 3 fresh vegetable salads in 45 minutes or less

Make the most of all the great produce in season with these quick, fresh vegetable salad recipes, perfect for dinner tonight.

Free beer for life? MacLeod is going all in for its backers

Few things in the world of beer taste as sweet as a pint on the house, and cask-focused brewery MacLeod Ale Brewing Co. is offering membership in their 54-degrees Founders Club that means you’ll never pay for a pint of ale at their bar again.

Test Kitchen video tip: Muffins 101

Muffins were one of the first things I ever baked growing up. And as simple and approachable as they may appear, even these cute little cakes gave me some problems the first time around. But muffins -- and cupcakes -- don't have to be difficult. In fact, they really are quite easy, so long as...

Red Medicine to close at the end of October

Red Medicine, the neo-Vietnamese-turned-neo-Nordic restaurant known as the "bad boy" of the L.A. dining scene, has announced that it will close its doors at the end of next month. The owners are planning to sell the restaurant. 

'Hungry for France' and steak frites, Eveleigh wine dinner, De Porres pop-up

Adventures by the Book hosts Paris-based food writer Alec Lobrano with a steak frites dinner at l'Assiette on Melrose on Sunday, Oct. 19. Lobrano's book "Hungry for France: Adventures for the Cook and Food Lover" was published earlier this year. The cost of the dinner is $52 per person...

Easy dinner recipes: Lentils with sausages and more for Gluten-free Wednesday

Love lentils? When it comes to adding substance to a dish, you can't go wrong with these little legumes. They're packed with vegetable protein, just one reason they're so popular in vegetarian dishes. But that's not all. Lentils cook up quickly (faster than other legumes like peas or beans),...

Hit the road with 9th edition of Jane and Michael Stern's 'Roadfood'

The ninth edition of Jane and Michael Stern’s “Roadfood: The Coast-to-Coast Guide to 900 of the Best Barbecue Joints, Lobster Shacks, Ice Cream Parlors, Highway Diners, and Much, Much More” is out. This 624-page book from the writers who have won not one but three James...

Joan's on Third is now open in Studio City

Joan's on Third, the popular Los Angeles marketplace and cafe that Joan McNamara opened as a small catering kitchen on West 3rd Street 16 years ago, has debuted its second location.

Ultimate bar bands turn out for Beer Week's big battle

On Monday night a dozen hastily assembled bands -- gathered from bar and brewery employees from across Southern California -- took the bar stage at The Bootleg Theater for the inaugural Battle of the Beer Bands, and it was some of the most fun I’ve ever had at a Beer Week event.

Matthew Biancaniello's 'omakase' drinks, Playa Provisions' $2 oysters, soba workshop

Mixologist Matthew Biancaniello will be making omakase-style drinks in the Cook’s Garden on Abbot Kinney Boulevard in Venice. The tastings will take place in the actual garden on Wednesday nights from 6 to 9 p.m., starting Oct. 8 until mid-December. Communal picnic tables will seat...

Did you love Ottolenghi's 'Plenty'? Here comes 'Plenty More'

I’ve got this habit when I leaf through a cookbook for the first time of tearing little strips of paper to bookmark recipes I’m particularly eager to try. I’ve only spent an hour with Yotam Ottolenghi’s new “Plenty More” and already I’ve gone through...

Paula Deen returns to 'Today'; is the world ready for more?

Paula Deen is ready for a comeback, but is the world ready to welcome her?

Test Kitchen video tip: Homemade mayonnaise using an immersion blender

There's nothing quite like the flavor of fresh, homemade mayonnaise. And there's nothing like being able to whip up a batch in less than a minute. It’s easy. The trick? Doing it with a blender.

Easy dinner recipes: Three simple pasta options in 30 minutes or less

Keep it fast and easy with dinner tonight. These three pasta recipes come together in 30 minutes or less:

Starbucks tries offering beer-flavored Dark Barrel Latte

As it kicks off pumpkin spice season, Starbucks is also trying out a beer-flavored coffee drink, the Dark Barrel Latte.

Zagat announces 30 Under 30: young and hungry in L.A.

Restaurant guide Zagat announces its 30 Under 30 for Los Angeles -- standout restaurant industry professionals who have yet to hit three-oh. The list include bartenders, baristas, managers, chefs, restaurateurs and entrepreneurs.

Budweiser video depicts a worried dog to help prevent drunk driving

People will do anything for their pets, right? How about leaving the car parked when they've had too much to drink?

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