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Still waiting for 'Game of Thrones'? Here's a beer to make it easier

There are still many long months before HBO’s beloved "Game of Thrones" returns, and even longer until author George R. R. Martin finishes the next book in the series, but at least fans can drown their sorrows in another "GOT"-inspired beer from Brewery Ommegang while they wait.

Sure it's National Kale Day, but we loved it before it was cool

It’s like you have this favorite indy band that nobody else knows about. You wear their T-shirt, and people stop you at parties. And then they start to get picked up. Before you know it, they’re so popular they’re playing Staples. And then they have their own reality...

Hello Kitty's 40th anniversary Hungry Hunt: Pink cheeseburgers, cute pins

Hello Kitty fans, grab a sticker and mark your cute calendars. In addition to the upcoming first-ever convention and museum retrospective to celebrate Hello Kitty’s 40th birthday, Sanrio on Wednesday is announcing plans to turn the city into a Hello Kitty Hungry Hunt food adventure with...

Easy dinner recipes: Three garbanzo bean salads for Gluten-Free Wednesday

It's Wednesday. You know what that means. An opportunity to change your diet to eliminate gluten for a day. These salads are unconditionally delicious, and you might never guess they're gluten-free.

Mario Batali says new Eataly will be specifically Southern Californian -- and Italian, of course

What to expect when Mario Batali and Joe and Lidia Bastianich finally open their just-announced Los Angeles chapter of Eataly at the Westfield Century City mall in 2017?

Daniel demoted, others promoted as Michelin surveys NYC

Daniel, long one of the mainstays of Manhattan’s fine-dining scene, was demoted from three stars to two in the newest edition of Michelin’s New York dining guide, which goes on sale Wednesday. At the same time, three restaurants were promoted from one star to two and the outer...

Mario Batali's Eataly heading to Westfield Century City; it's 'official'

Mario Batali, Joe Bastianich and company will be opening a Southern California branch of Eataly, their popular Italian food court/grocery store, at the Westfield Century City shopping mall in early 2017.

Chef of the Moment: MexiKosher's Katsuji Tanabe spices up kosher

Katsuji Tanabe is chef-partner of Los Angeles’ MexiKosher restaurant, or as he puts it, “a great little Mexican restaurant that happens to be kosher.” He’s also a contestant on this coming season of Bravo’s “Top Chef” and has recently partnered with the...

New California law aims to rid farmers markets of cheaters

Bringing to fruition a decade-long campaign by farmers market stakeholders, on Friday, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed AB 1871, which for the first time provides what supporters say is adequate funding to ensure that growers at certified farmers markets produce what they sell.

They came, they sang, they drank -- highlights from L.A. Beer Week

After a frenetic nine days, L.A. Beer Week 2014 ended on Sunday, and after speaking to the brewers, barkeepers, and beer fans attending the events, I’d say it was a successful showcase of the rising tide of craft beer in Los Angeles...

At Taste of Mexico, short rib tacos, sea snail ceviche and free-flowing tequila

The fourth-annual Taste of Mexico festival took place Saturday at La Plaza de Cultura y Artes in downtown Los Angeles. This year, the grand Mexican food event featured a family-friendly farmers market brunch session – complete with face painting and a grass picnic area – plus a...

Oktoberfest on tap at Rockenwagner, Lucques, Bar Bouchon and in Ojai

Still haven’t firmed up your Oktoberfest plans? Here are some more options.

National Coffee Day: How to get a free cup, plus more specials

There really is such a thing as a free cup of coffee. Well, there is on National Coffee Day on Monday. To celebrate, here are a few ways to get your hands on a free cup of joe, plus more specials to get your caffeine fix going. 

National Coffee Day: What you didn't know about your favorite drink

Today is National Coffee Day, and with 1.7 billion cups of coffee consumed worldwide daily, there's no debating the need to celebrate. But how much do you really know about your morning brew? We've rounded up some favorite facts.

Easy dinner recipes: Great Mac 'n' cheese ideas for Meatless Monday

Could it possibly get any better than mac 'n' cheese for dinner? Probably not. Which is why we've included not one but three mac 'n' cheese recipe options for your dining pleasure. You're welcome.

Breaking the code on Asian pears, with 7 recipes

You still won’t see them all that often at your corner grocery, but at farmers markets, Asian pears have become very popular. Choose the right farmer and you might find as many as nine or 10 different varieties.

No really, this Japanese beer is actually blue

Blue beer is no longer just a Smurf fantasy. A Japanese company is making a beer that's actually blue.

Jamie Bissonnette and the new charcuterie

James Beard Foundation award winner Jamie Bissonnette (last year's Best Chef: Northeast), who owns Coppa and Toro in Boston, has just come out with "The New Charcuterie Cookbook: Exceptional Cured Meats to Make and Serve at Home" (Page Street Publishing).

Easy dinner recipes: 25 ways to use rotisserie chicken

Looking for an easy dinner idea? It doesn't get much simpler than the rotisserie chicken you can find at the market. They're perfect served on their own but also work well in many familiar dishes. Best of all? You can get dinner on the table in about an hour or less, and without a lot of...

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