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Taco Tuesday: Chicken neck tacos in East L.A.

Los Angeles is the greatest city in the world, and don’t let anybody tell you otherwise. It is the center of the global entertainment industry. Its scientists pilot spacecraft to Mars. And it is home to a restaurant specializing in chicken neck tacos. It is hard to imagine anything more...

Easy dinner recipes: Three great pizza ideas in under an hour

Some nights are made for pizza. But before you reach for the phone to dial up your favorite delivery, consider homemade, or at least semi-homemade. In the time it takes to have a hot pie delivered to your door, you can make a perfectly good custom pie in the comfort of your own kitchen, using...

Preech pops up, Gabrielle Hamilton at Lucques, Alma joins Shopwalk

Everyone knows Suzanne Tracht at Jar, but ever since the restaurant opened in 2001, there’s been a secret weapon in the kitchen, chef de cuisine Preech Narkthong. Now he’s stepping out from the shadows.

Kye's to open Wednesday in Santa Monica with gluten-free, super-food burritos

Kye's, a new fast-casual restaurant opening Wednesday in Santa Monica, plans to serve super-food burritos.

'Wheat is who we are': The trailer to the documentary 'The Grain Divide'

The new documentary “The Grain Divide” rounds up bakers, scientists and activists in the grain movement and shows what they are doing and why. 

Holiday Cookie Bake-Off: Get in the spirit with chocolate peanut butter cookies

Our Los Angeles Times Holiday Cookie Bake-Off is happening now. We're taking entries for your favorite holiday cookies, short breads, macaroons, biscuits, bars and more. 

Little Flower's Christine Moore opens Lincoln in Pasadena

After well over a year of hard work turning a 1920s-era abandoned brick building in northern Pasadena into an airy, utterly gorgeous functioning restaurant, Christine Moore and her business partner Pam Perkins opened Lincoln just after dawn Monday.

Chef of the moment: Akira Back at the newly-opened Yellowtail Sunset

Akira Back is the chef and partner at the new Yellowtail Sunset, the Los Angeles outlet of the Las Vegas sushi restaurant that opened in the former Mirabelle space on Sunset Boulevard. Back, who was born in South Korea and raised in Colorado, worked with Bryan Nagao (Alba) and Masaharu Morimoto...

Easy dinner recipes: Three rich soups for Meatless Monday

Sometimes it doesn't get better than a comforting bowl of soup. Check out these ideas for rich and hearty vegetarian one-dish meals:

Calling all bakers! The Holiday Cookie Bake-Off is on

Love to bake cookies for the holidays? If you think your cookies are the real deal, enter your recipe in our fifth annual Los Angeles Times Holiday Cookie Bake-Off, happening now.

Bringing matters to a head: A few complaints about beer service

While beer is getting more attention and more practiced service in restaurants these days, there’s still a long ways to go before ales and lagers get the same respect as Cabernets and Pinots at finer dining establishments.

Save the date -- it's more than just nature's candy, with 12 recipes

Yet one more reason Southern California is superior to any other region in the country – dates in the fall. While the rest of America is forced to get by on apples and pears, we get luscious, sweet dates, tasting like caramel or honey with a texture that ranges from crisp to chewy, even...

What would Hello Kitty eat? Food scenes from Hello Kitty Con

The first-ever Hello Kitty Convention kicked off in Little Tokyo on Thursday and will be gracing Los Angeles through Sunday. The completely sold-out event has taken over the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA and everything is now pink, rainbow and adorable.

Halloween candy: How many calories are in your favorite treats?

Children and adults around the country are gearing up for Friday night's festivities. Wigs are being coiffed, fangs are being applied and candy lovers everywhere are preparing to satiate their sweet tooths. 

Easy dinner recipes: Spooky Halloween treats, meal ideas and more!

Happy Halloween! Looking for ways to satiate your little monsters before and after their adventures this evening? Let us offer some spooky ideas:

Ago Sciandri to open Vespaio downtown; Cardamom, the One Up are open

Chef and restaurateur Ago Sciandri (Ago) will open a new Italian restaurant called Vespaio in downtown L.A. at the Emerson later this year. The 5,500-square-foot space will be open for breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week as well as weekend brunch. Sciandri plans to also have extensive...

Now that's scary: Starbucks has a Franken Frappuccino for Halloween, and it's green

Starbucks has released a new frightful drink just in time for Halloween. The Franken Frappuccino is available at participating stores through Friday.

Chef of the moment: James Trees spices it up at Hutchinson Cocktails & Grill

James Trees is the executive chef at the newly opened Hutchinson Cocktails & Grill, an Indonesian-focused steakhouse in West Hollywood.

Easy dinner recipes: Keep it fun with food on a stick

Can't quite decide what to fix for dinner tonight? Try skewers. Thread something -- almost anything -- on a stick and all of a sudden the food just seems fun.

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