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Starbucks gets fancy with Reserve roastery, tasting room, coffees

Starbucks will launch new cafes designed to highlight its small-lot Reserve coffees, interactive Reserve roasteries and tasting rooms, the company announced in a release Friday. The coffee giant plans on opening in December its first Reserve roastery with a tasting room in Seattle. 

Cookies for Kids' Cancer, Feast of San Gennaro, Mr. C outdoor movies

The Cookies for Kids' Cancer charity bake sale will take place Sunday at The Grove from 1 to 4 p.m. Brownie Brittle founder Sheila G. Mains and actress Jaime King will host the event, part of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Ian Opina from Church Key, Roger Eggleston of Cavatina at Sunset...

Fancy electronic chopsticks designed to detect bad food

Imagine a warning that lets you know the food you're about to eat could make you sick. A new pair of smart chopsticks are designed to be used as a personal food safety warning system. 

Beer coasters turn arty at La Luz de Jesus show

The Coaster Show, an exhibition of more than 1,000 art pieces that began life as beer coasters, returns to the La Luz de Jesus Gallery during L.A. Beer Week, and you can get a jump on the celebration of beer-as-art when the show opens on Friday.

Downtown location of Five0Four to open in October with frozen daiquiri bar

A second location of Joshua Kopel's Hollywood spot Five0Four is slated to open downtown in October. The New Orleans-inspired restaurant and bar has taken over the space formerly occupied by The Parish. 

Hello Kitty, Roy Choi and Spam musubi: A match made in heaven?

While the world continues to debate Hello Kitty's feline and human attributes, Roy Choi will be busy crafting his version of a super-cute Spam musubi in her honor.

Easy dinner recipes: Breakfast for dinner with fluffy pancakes, more

Are you one of those people who likes breakfast for dinner? Why should eggs, pancakes, muffins and scones be limited to mornings? Enjoy breakfast any time of the day with these tempting ideas.

First look: Little Door in Santa Monica to open Sept. 15

A location of the Beverly Grove restaurant the Little Door is slated to open Sept. 15 in Santa Monica. The restaurant replaces the former Chez Mimi and Villetta space on 26th Street.

High-tech fork aims to promote weight loss by zapping you while you eat

When there's a hot bowl of mac n' cheese in front of you, it's hard to remember to eat slowly. The makers of Hapifork, a new high-tech eating utensil, are hoping their fork will serve as a small reminder not to shovel the entire bowl into your mouth. 

Why a 3% benefits surcharge? Suzanne Goin, Josiah Citrin, Josh Loeb explain

Josiah Citrin's Melisse and Suzanne Goin's Lucques, The Larder restaurants, Tavern and the new AOC are just the latest in a group of Los Angeles restaurants implementing a 3% employee benefit surcharge to all guest checks.

New FDA regulations could keep some great cheeses out of U.S. stores

Los Angeles cheese counters could soon be a lot less aromatic, with several popular cheeses falling victim to a more zealous U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Roquefort — France’s top-selling blue — is in the agency’s cross hairs along with raw-milk versions of Morbier,...

Easy dinner recipes: Keep it light with three low-calorie fish ideas

Looking for something on the lighter side? Oh, and you want it fast too? These tempting fish recipes clock in at 400 calories or less:

Kraft recalls more than 7,000 cases of American singles cheese

Kraft is voluntarily recalling 7,691 packages of select varieties of its American Singles Pasteurized Prepared Cheese products, the company said in a release Friday. No illnesses linked to the recalled cheese have been reported. 

Tomato-mania in Napa Valley this weekend with Bardessono's Tomatoville fest

Tomato lovers: If you’re headed up to Napa Valley this weekend, one event that may not be on your radar is the sixth annual three-day Tomatoville fest at Bardessono Hotel & Spa in Yountville. 

Seafood Watch cites dramatic turnaround in rockfish, other West Coast fish

In a major turnaround that argues for strong fisheries management, the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s trusted Seafood Watch program has upgraded the status of 21 commercially important fish, including most species of Pacific rockfish in a report released Tuesday.

Sardine lover meets his match at The Taste's 'Fish Fight'

I like almost everything about sardines. I like to cook them, I like to eat them. Heck, when I visit aquariums I even like to watch them swim around in circles. That’s the only explanation I can offer for how I found myself standing on a stage Sunday night engaged in a cook-off with one...

VIDEO: What coffee does to your brain

Most of us experience a boost of energy when we drink a cup of coffee, but what exactly happens to our brains when we drink our favorite brew? 

Buy a bottle of Dry Creek wine, get free corkage at a local restaurant

Heading for Sonoma? Here's a great idea. Starting Monday, when you buy a bottle of wine at any of 60-plus Dry Creek Valley wineries, you'll get a voucher good for complimentary corkage at a participating restaurant in the Healdsburg area.

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