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Archived Since:March 9, 2008

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A locally made almond butter worthy of your toast: Solstice Canyon

Jessie Litow and Rachael Sheridan are a thousand pounds of Italian almonds into their brand new business: Solstice Canyon almond butters. Made in Los Angeles with organic, unpasteurized almonds, it's the stuff of serious toast (and you do take your toast seriously, don't you?).

David Beckham launches Haig Club whisky, no underwear included

Soccer star and underwear model extraordinaire David Beckham is getting into the whisky business. The former Galaxy player launched Haig Club single grain whisky over the weekend in Edinburgh. 

Test Kitchen video tip: Brown butter for flavoring

To give your dishes a little added depth and richness, consider incorporating browned butter into the recipe.

Easy dinner recipes: Rich seafood chowders in an hour or less

Even if the weather feels more like summer than traditional fall here in Southern California, you can still get in the seasonal mood with a comforting bowl of chowder. We have three great variations that come together in an hour or less.

Gauchos Village reopens, Ray Garcia leaves Fig, Dog Haus to open in Burbank

Gauchos Village, the Brazilian churrascaria in Glendale has relocated to a space on Maryland Avenue. The new location features the churrasco (grilled meat) with live entertainment on the weekends, and a couple new additions to the menu, including pizza. The pizza calabreza comes topped...

Akasha Richmond takes over Ford's Filling Station space in Culver City

Akasha Richmond, whose restaurant Akasha helped kick off the culinary revival in Culver City, is getting ready to add to her territory. 

Chef of the Moment: Adam Perry Lang is here to barbecue

Adam Perry Lang is a chef, cookbook author and award-winning barbecue expert. After graduating from the Culinary Institute of America and working at restaurants including Le Cirque and Daniel in New York and Guy Savoy in France, Lang decided to follow his passion: grilling and barbecuing. He...

Samuel Fromartz's search for a 'Perfect Loaf' reveals so much more

Bread bakers are a breed unto themselves. Limited to only four basic ingredients — flour, water, salt and yeast — they tend to drill down rather than branch out. Talk to even a beginning bread baker for very long and the conversation will quickly turn to protein percentages,...

Long Beach's Beachwood Brewing named brewpub of the year

Long Beach's Beachwood Brewing has a couple more medals to add to its trophy case after the Great American Beer Fest (GABF) was held in Denver over the weekend, including "large brewpub of the year." 

Existential questions aside, the winner of the KCRW Pie Contest was delicious

Almost 400 pies later, the winner of the sixth annual KCRW Good Food Pie Contest hung on one existential question: “What is a pie?” 

Fall's buried treasure -- getting to the heart of pomegranates

Sweet and tangy as they are, pomegranates are undoubtedly the "un-convenience" fruit.

Catfe's debut turns into a kitten party and Jonathan Gold was there

Few upcoming restaurants have gotten quite so much play as Catfe, which is hoping to become the first American equivalent of the cat cafes in Japan. Who but the squeamish and the allergic could possibly object to a room where it is possible to throw back an espresso and pet a cat or two for a...

Pliny lives! Firestone Walker steps in to keep vaunted brew flowing

Paso Robles’ Firestone Walker Brewery is lending a hand, and a brewhouse, to their friends at Russian River Brewing to keep kegs of Pliny the Elder flowing while upgrades are made to the Russian River Brewery.

American Tea Room to open in downtown Los Angeles with oasis garden and more

American Tea Room, the company known for its extensive collection of rare teas from around the globe, is opening a location in the downtown Los Angeles Arts District. The company plans to start construction next month and open in February.

H.wood Group takes over Jerry's Famous Deli to open new restaurant

A new marketplace restaurant will rise in the location that was formerly Jerry's Famous Deli on Beverly Boulevard in West Hollywood, which closed last year after nearly two decades in business. 

Easy dinner recipes: Make-ahead sandwiches, great for picnics and more

Need dinner fast and portable? Whether you're planning a picnic at the Hollywood Bowl or are juggling soccer games or weekend activities, these ideas are perfect when you're on the go and need an easy dinner solution.

Dinner with a ghost at Vaucluse, North Nordic dinner, Japan Fair

Vaucluse Lounge owners Brad and Claire Cox believe their Sunset Boulevard lounge might be haunted. The two claim paintings have flown off the walls, unexplained light orbs have appeared and there's a creepy feeling of being watched. And they want you to experience it. The restaurant is...

Interview with David Irvin: You want restaurant branding? It's all in the details

If you’re a food-loving Angeleno with a penchant for checking out all the hottest-of-the-hot restaurants, then you’re probably already familiar with the work of David Irvin.

M&M's Crispy are coming back!

Remember those M&M's from the '90s that tasted like they had a combination of a malt ball and a crispy rice treat in the middle? The ones you obsessively crunched in math class, only to have them discontinued years later? Well, they're coming back. 

Celebrating 50 years at Dan Tana's with 47-year bartender Michael Gotovac

If you've stopped into Dan Tana's, the red-sauce Italian restaurant on Santa Monica Boulevard, anytime in the past 47 years, chances are head bartender Michael Gotovac has served you a drink. He's the man in the red jacket with the neatly trimmed mustache and a German accent.  

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