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Easy (after) dinner recipes: It's Friday. Cookies for everyone.

It's Friday. You've made it. So have a treat. These cookies are sure to start any weekend off right.

Video tip: Soak wooden skewers before grilling

Before you throw your next batch of skewers on the grill, take some time to soak the wood before threading the food. Wooden skewers, like the classic bamboo skewers pictured above, can burn easily over a hot grill. Soaking them in warm water for 10 to 20 minutes before threading will keep the skewers...

Tacos Estilo Guadalajara serves tacos al vapor -- and not much else

Name of restaurant: Tacos Estilo Guadalajara, a minimalist Mexican restaurant in the residential Southeast Los Angeles neighborhood of Lynwood.

There's a Spam food truck serving Spam croissants. Here's where to find it.

There is a Spam food truck, and it's coming to Los Angeles. Let that nugget of golden information sink in, then feel free to do a happy dance. 

Easy dinner recipes: Yellowtail, shrimp and halibut fish taco ideas

It's easy to find a great taco in Los Angeles. Just ask our restaurant critic Jonathan Gold. But what if you could make some of the city's best tacos in your own kitchen?

13 great places for food lovers in Beverly Hills

Beverly Drive south of Wilshire Boulevard can still feel like the small town Beverly Hills once was, where locals get their coffee and their nails done. Above Wilshire, in what’s called the Golden Triangle, Rodeo Drive and nearby streets lined with global fashion brands' lavish shops embody the...

"Top Chef" is coming to California

“Top Chef” is coming back to Los Angeles. And to Santa Barbara. And to Palm Springs. And to San Francisco. And to Oakland. And to Monterey.

Easy Dinner Recipe: BLD's fresh vegetable salad

Because it's the time of year when a trip to your nearest farmers market is exactly the thing to make you forget about traffic, a long work week — or your taxes, which are due Wednesday — here's a terrific salad recipe from the folks at BLD. Make extra dressing and use it later. And remember that...

Drink craft beer with elephants at the L.A. Zoo

One of the most unexpected venues that craft beer has infiltrated is also one of the most unique spots in the city: the Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens.

Sweetfin Poké, with customizable bowls of poké, opens in Santa Monica

Now that customizable bowls of poké are the next build-you-own pizza, a new poké shop seems to open every few weeks. Sweetfin Poké, with a mix-and-match menu developed by Dakota Weiss (recently at the W Westwood and a “Top Chef” contestant), opened Monday in Santa Monica. The shop might be small,...

Easy dinner recipes: Vegetarian Mexican dishes for Meatless Monday

If you love Mexican food but find it hard at times to locate good vegetarian options, Lorenza Muñoz has some ideas, as she explored in her article on Mexican vegetarian dishes :

Food Forward delivers farmers market produce to those who need it most

Smart farmers market shoppers know it’s best to get there bright and early. So why is Leah Boyer hanging around the Saturday Torrance market at closing time? It’s because she’s got hungry people to feed.

Where to get cold brew coffee in Los Angeles

Is it cold brew coffee weather already? It seems that indeed it is; save for that one bit of much needed rain a few days ago, the weather these last few weeks has felt more like early June than early April. Cold brew coffee, of course, is the caffeinated beverage of choice for those who prefer...

12 recipes for sugar snap peas

Traditional English peas in the pod are one of the most vexing vegetables around. When they’re good, they are unbelievably, head-shakingly, close-your-eyes-in-wonder good. But the other 98% of the time, they’re just plain dull. 

Fill your tankard with these brews for 'Game of Thrones' premiere

"Game of Thrones" makes its long-awaited return to HBO on Sunday, and you’re going to need some beer to get through what is sure to be a drama-filled bloodbath.

National Grilled Cheese Day: Celebrate with a 20-layer sandwich

Sunday is National Grilled Cheese Day, and it seems fitting to have a day devoted to reflecting on the wonder that is two slices of buttered bread with cheese — all grilled to melted perfection.

Happy hour buzz: Breakfast bowls, $6 cocktails at Abigaile in Hermosa Beach

Are you going to Coachella? When are you leaving? Which parties are you going to? Did you pick up your wristband yet? Do you know what the weather in the desert is going to be like this weekend?

Easy dinner recipes: More ideas to celebrate Grilled Cheese Month

Happy National Grilled Cheese Month. Melted cheese on crisp bread -- is it any wonder grilled cheese sandwiches are one of our favorite comfort foods? 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...

Where to drink Champagne this weekend -- with 5 kinds of bacon

When bacon freaks and Santa Monica’s Wine Expo  get together for a tasting, it can be as wacky as this: five different bacons paired with the same number of Champagnes -- and we’re not talking cheap bubbly, but the real thing.

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