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Bar Moruno at Grand Central Market is closing

From a closing at Grand Central Market to new tasting menus from an L.A. veteran, here’s what’s happening in the Los Angeles food-and-drink world.  Farewell: Bar Moruno, Mozza alums Chris Feldmeier and David Rosoff’s Spanish-inspired restaurant at Grand Central Market, will close Sunday. The stall...

Quick and easy: 17 great chicken recipes in an hour or less

Chicken roulades, chicken stew, baked chicken, chicken casserole and more. Why is chicken so popular? Well, it cooks quickly. And depending on the what you buy, it’s both flavorful and diet-friendly. That, and it's versatile — combine it with almost any flavor combination. Perhaps best of all?...

The Artisan: A local baking company's jam game

The business of good bread can rise and fall and rise again as much as the dough itself, as small-batch bakeries often pop up like small revelations, then move, then happily reappear. Witness Red Bread, the wonderful bakery that Rose and David Lawrence started in Los Angeles in 2011, delivering...

Dinner for 2: Valentine's Day ideas from our Recipe Database

Planning a romantic dinner at home for Valentine’s Day? Whether you’re cooking for the first time for someone new, or you’ve celebrated with the same person for years, this is one meal you want to be memorable in all the right ways. We’ve combed through our recipe database to find 47 great recipes...

Where to dine in Southern California if you love tasting menus

You can call it a tasting menu. You can call it omakase. You can call it dégustation, a banquet menu or modern kaiseki. What it tends to be is a meal made up of dozens of small tastes, served in exquisite rhythm, where the courses, their order and their precise composition has been determined for...

Quick dinner ideas: 19 recipes that are ready in 30 minutes or less

After a long day, we sometimes simply want to get dinner on the table fast. From colorful pastas to comforting soups, light salads, sandwiches, fish and more, here are 19 recipes for some of our favorite dishes you can make in half an hour or less. Because some weeknights should just be easy. noelle.carter@latimes.co...

Try this hibiscus enchilada with spicy chipotle sauce recipe for Meatless Monday

Start your week off right with enchiladas for dinner tonight. Jamaica flowers (of the hibiscus family) are typically found in vivid red teas, but these tart, dried buds are an unusually delicious filling for enchiladas. They're combined with peppers, onion and zucchini, then rolled in warm tortillas...

Looking for a spiralizer recipe? Try this vegan beet pasta with cilantro pesto

Maybe you bought a spiralizer in an attempt to keep that New Year’s resolution to eat more vegetables. Or maybe you found one in your holiday stocking, and it’s been staring at you from a corner in your kitchen for more than a month now. However you ended up with one, now is as good a time as any...

With fresh pasta, truffles and actual Italian royalty, this could be the most impressive food truck in L.A.

 Just after noon on a recent Friday, chef Alberto Bertoncin was  grating a golf ball-sized black truffle onto a mound of maccheroni, on a truck in the middle of a parking lot in Santa Monica. The pasta — thick, uniform tubes with ridges coated in a light truffle-scented cream sauce — was made about...

Cheesy in all the right ways: 20 of our favorite mac 'n' cheese recipes

Could it possibly get any better than mac 'n' cheese for dinner, lunch or any time? Probably not. Which is why it just might be the ultimate comfort food: You have a gooey dish of pasta, creamy cheese and a crunchy topping that usually includes more cheese. We've combed through our recipe database...

Try this spicy Moroccan carrot salad recipe for Meatless Monday

This salad may look rather simple, but Yotam Ottolenghi's spicy Moroccan carrot salad is packed with bright and robust flavors. Tender but crunchy carrots are combined with caramelized onion, garlic, chile, cloves, coriander, cinnamon, paprika, cumin, preserved lemon and fresh cilantro leaves....

Jackie Kennedy's waffles and more recipes for Inauguration Day

Happy Inauguration Day. Regardless of our political differences, we can always count on food to bring us together. Which is why we came up with six of our favorite recipes from former presidents and first families. Recipes to celebrate today’s Inauguration  » If you’re looking for a hearty main...

Salmon bisque and 15 additional soup recipes to warm you up tonight

Keep it simple tonight with a warm bowl of soup. We’ve compiled 16 of our favorite recipes for you from our recipe database, from a potato green chile soup with just the right amount of heat, to Manhattan clam chowder, a hearty bowl of Jalisco-style pozole or a smoky black bean stew. And if you’re...

Lasa, a Filipino pop-up restaurant, takes over the Unit 120 space in Chinatown

It’s been just over a year since Eggslut chef Alvin Cailan launched his culinary incubator Unit 120 in Chinatown’s Far East Plaza as a place for up-and-coming chefs to test their hand at a restaurant concept of their own. But following Unit 120’s one-year anniversary, Cailan has decided to move...

Get outdoors with 11 quick and easy grilling recipes

It may be a little chilly out, but don’t let a little Southern California winter keep you indoors. Get outside tonight with one of our quick and easy grilling recipes. Whether you’re in the mood for chicken or pork chops, flank steak, shrimp or even mussels cooked over the fire, each of these recipes...

Locol calls: On the geography and politics of restaurant criticism

If you've been paying attention to food media this last week, you've probably heard a lot about Pete Wells' zero-star review of Locol in the New York Times last Wednesday, in which he compared the hamburger to something he'd once eaten at Boy Scout camp. The review was of the Oakland location,...

Fix Anthony Bourdain's lasagne Bolognese recipe for your weekend project

Imagine a heavy baking dish loaded with layer after layer of rich bechamel sauce, grated Parmigiano-Reggiano, noodles, slow-cooked Bolognese sauce, topped with a layer of thinly sliced fresh mozzarella cheese and baked to browned and bubbly perfection. That’s how Anthony Bourdain imagines lasagna,...

The USDA 88-2 (Super Nova) may be your favorite new fruit. It's a mandarin orange, not a 'Star Wars' thing

There’s a new mandarin orange in town: the Super Nova. For almost 50 years, the fruit has tantalized visitors to university citrus variety collections with its gorgeous dark orange color, its convenient seedlessness, its rich balance of sweetness and acidity — and its superb aromatics. Now, this...

Daube, the classic Provençal stew, is old-school comfort food

There are many comforting stews in this world, but my favorite, the one I go back to over and over again, is the Provençal wine and meat stew called daube. Daube (pronounced “dobe”), is earthier and more robust than its refined northern cousin, boeuf bourguignon. It is also more vegetal, with lots...

Make this oatmeal pancake recipe for breakfast or dinner

For breakfast fans, sometimes a meal doesn’t get any better than a stack of pancakes. Fresh off the griddle and served under a pat of melting butter, pancakes are magical, a perfect start — and sometimes end — to the day. These oatmeal pancakes don’t disappoint, the fluffy cakes flavored with a...

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