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Where to get stellar South Indian dishes in Pasadena

Name of  restaurant:  Annapurna Grill. This restaurant, which opened five months ago on Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena, is the same as Annapurna Cuisine in Culver City, except that it serves meat. The original Annapurna specializes in South Indian vegetarian food; its most popular dishes are on...

Make this vegan mushroom bisque recipe for Meatless Monday

Some nights, you can’t go wrong with a comforting bowl of soup for dinner. This bisque combines a blend of crimini and shiitake mushrooms, the flavors rounded out with onion, garlic and a touch of red wine. And a nut-based cream adds just the right amount of richness. One bite, and you’d never...

Where to get brunch on Jonathan Gold's 101 list

If you’re a fan of weekend brunch, here are 23 restaurants on Jonathan Gold’s new 101 Best Restaurants list that will serve you a weekend menu of bacon and egg pizzas or avocado toast (of course), chilaquiles or bowls of shakshuka, even foie gras terrines. Taco Maria The aguachile, fine fat shrimp...

One of Mexico's best chefs is opening a restaurant in West Hollywood

From a new West Hollywood restaurant by a Mexican culinary superstar to a chocolate shop in Silver Lake, here’s what’s happening in the Los Angeles food and drink world: From Baja to WeHo: Diego Hernandez, one of the most celebrated chefs in Mexico, is opening a restaurant in West Hollywood this...

Try this vegetarian jamaica flower enchilada recipe for Meatless Monday

Enchilada lover? Jamaica flowers (part of the hibiscus family) are typically found in vivid red teas. But these tart, dried buds make a surprisingly delicious filling for enchiladas. They're combined with peppers, onion and zucchini, then rolled in warm tortillas and topped with a spoonful of creamy...

Counter: Bar food, beer and what to wear to dinner

We’re midway through October already, somehow, and the few weeks of respite before the holidays kick in are a great time to head out to restaurants. Maybe check out the Arts District in downtown L.A., where this week Jonathan Gold considers a bar with a great outdoor patio, and a James Beard Award-winning...

Everson Royce Bar is a boozy playground with bar food done right

Everson Royce Bar isn’t really a restaurant. To be fair, it doesn’t even try to be a restaurant — the word “bar” is in its name, right after the names of one of its partner’s young twins. It doesn’t serve restaurant food. When you glance at the menu of the year-old Arts District bar, the food takes...

Fix this simple chicken dish for dinner tonight

Chicken is one of the great go-to staples when it comes to weeknight dinners. It’s easy to find, works well with a variety of flavors and lends itself to an almost endless assortment of preparations. But best of all? You can put a great chicken dinner on the table quickly.  Pound boneless, skinless...

How to make the ultimate pumpkin-spiced French toast

It’s that time of year for everything pumpkin spice, or so it would seem. Baked goods, coffee creamer, candles, toothpaste — is there anything that hasn’t been flavored or scented with pumpkin spice in some way? Unfortunately, so many “pumpkin spice”-flavored items lack any real pumpkin, instead...

Fix this quick summer squash recipe for Meatless Monday

Summer may officially be over, but there is still plenty of summer squash in the markets. Get creative — and give yourself an easy weeknight dinner option — with this recipe from renowned food writer and cookbook author Martha Rose Shulman. Toss tender squash ribbons (you can use a spiralizer if...

You're probably going to want to try Gus's Fried Chicken

Have you tried Gus’s Fried Chicken? You’re probably going to want to try Gus’s Fried Chicken. Because it’s pretty remarkable stuff, even in chicken-obsessed Los Angeles: a burnished red-gold, pieces bigger than they are small, whose peppery heat at first seems mild, even nonexistent, until it starts...

Farmers market report: Pomegranates are in season

What’s in season: Anyone who has ever dealt with a fresh pomegranate, generally in season from late September through December, can appreciate the project that comes with extracting the juicy arils — the juicy fruit-like covering around the seeds — from the leathery flesh and pulp. But the results...

What wines to drink with pizza

Pizza has become a moving target: toppings, sauces, cheeses and other adornments can go in a thousand flavor directions, all held together, more or less, by the world’s most perfect comfort food: crust. That leaves the task of pairing wine with pizza a bit more fraught than it used to be but no...

The new Los Angeles beers you should be drinking for fall

As summer turns to fall, L.A.’s craft brewers have ramped up production, packaged more beer, and introduced a slew of new brews to the market. Here is a taste of some of the newest bottles and cans to hit the cooler at your favorite craft beer retailer.  More IPAs from Beachwood Brewing The fan...

How to make a Manhattan cocktail popsicle, plus more cocktail popsicle recipes

It’s Thursday. You’ve almost made it to Friday. Celebrate with popsicles. With the weather still warm out, a popsicle is a great way to cool off and treat yourself. We have a number of refreshing options, including sweet/spicy cucumber and chile paletas, blueberry and lavendar pops, creamy coconut...

This pop-up dinner menu is full of bugs. Yes, those kinds of bugs.

A new pop-up restaurant in Santa Monica is hoping you’ll be open to the idea of bugs in your food. Western Exterminator Company (yes you read that correctly) has teamed up with Mondo Taco, the Santa Monica taco restaurant that specializes in global tacos, to create a one-day bug-centric dining...

How to make apple hand pies for breakfast, dessert and anything in between

Tender apples, pecans, rum-soaked raisins and a touch of cinnamon — can flavorings get much better when it comes to a fall fruit pie? Work the fillings into a smaller hand-held version and you’ve got a great treat that works for dessert, breakfast, a bagged lunch or simply a quick snack when you’re...

Great pizza recipes from the L.A. Times Test Kitchen

Some of our favorite pizza recipes from our Recipe Database.

Moruno restaurant at the Original Farmers Market has closed

Moruno, the Spanish small plates restaurant in the Original Farmers Market that Mozza alums Chris Feldmeier and David Rosoff opened in January, had its last day of service Monday. Rosoff said that the decision to close the restaurant was because of difficulties with the “challenging” location. ...

Try these beers with your favorite Filipino foods

For years, Filipino cuisine was the specialty of home cooks. But recently, Filipino dishes are breaking out of the home kitchen and onto L.A.’s dining scene at restaurants such as Downtown’s Rice Bar and the Lasa Filipino pop-up at Alvin Cailan’s Unit 120 kitchen incubator in Chinatown. So what...

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