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The Pie Lady of Pie Town stars in a short film at Laemmle NoHo

Love pie? Who doesn’t? Then you might want to head out to the Laemmle NoHo in North Hollywood where the documentary short "Pie Lady of Pie Town" will be playing through Aug. 7. I wonder whether our own pie lady, Evan Kleiman of KCRW’s "Good Food," will be there?

Hey, Sriracha fans, here are two new wine-infused chile sauces

People can be fanatical about Sriracha, the fiery red sauce rivaling ketchup as the most popular condiment on people's dinner tables. And winos can be even more enthusiastic and particular about their libation of choice.

San Francisco's Josey Baker to join Baker-to-Baker talk at Vibiana

The happily named author of "Josey Baker Bread" has been making the rounds in Southern California.

Easy dinner recipes: 3 refreshing no-cook salads in 20 minutes or less

Keep your kitchen cool tonight with these quick and simple no-cook ideas. Bright, colorful and easy to prepare, you can make these salads in just about no time.

After hot and dry summer, California grape harvest gets early start

Hard to believe: It’s barely August and the California grape harvest has begun.

Jenny Lewis not only has a new album, she has a new wine

It's hard to miss that songwriter and indie rocker Jenny Lewis just came out with her first album in six years, "The Voyager" — to rave reviews. She’s also got something else new, namely The Voyager wine, which will debut today exclusively at DomaineLA wine shop in Hollywood both online and...

At Heath Ceramics, your old dishes can help make someone else's new home

Heath Ceramics on Friday kicks off the fifth year of its Home Plate program. During the month-long event the California ceramics company will collect donated dishes for Skid Row Housing Trust residents in exchange for a 25% discount on any corresponding piece of new Heath dinnerware.

Get a free ice cream scoop today at McConnell's in Grand Central Market

It's hot downtown. Luckily, there's no dearth of new ice cream shops in the neighborhood. And at McConnell's Fine Ice Creams, the Santa Barbara company that just opened shop in downtown Los Angeles' Grand Central Market, customers get a free scoop of ice cream today from 6 to 9 p.m.

New comedy sketch video pokes fun at Trader Joe's fanatics

We've all seen them. They walk among us, shopping for avocados, blocks of caramelized onion cheese and Two-Buck Chuck. Maybe there's one in your close circle of friends or immediate family. Trader Joe's fanatics are growing in number by the minute, and if you take a close look in the mirror,...

Mohawk Bend, Blue Palms celebrate birthdays with craft brew blowouts

Summer is slipping by at an alarming rate, but you can make the most of the dog days of August when some of L.A.’s most celebrated beer bars celebrate their birthdays.

Summer cocktails: How to make clear milk punch (no siphon necessary)

"Sometimes I think I'm in over my head," half-jokes Michael Lay, head bartender at Faith & Flower downtown, in the middle of peeling 36 lemons for six batches of English milk punch, gallons of which customers have been drinking every week -- about a gallon a night on weekdays and two gallons...

$1.31 ice cream scoops at Baskin-Robbins

Angelenos with their air conditioners on full blast this summer can agree, we all scream for ice cream. And if you're jonesing for a scoop Thursday, Baskin-Robbins wants to give you a scoop of any one of its signature 31 flavors for $1.31.

How to make the perfect summer cocktail — the Bellini

Summertime is Bellini time. That's just the way it is. And now that peaches are coming back in season, why wait?

Easy dinner recipes: Three simple grilled salad and vegetable ideas

With the weather as hot as it's been, it's almost criminal to cook indoors. Show your grill a little love tonight with these tempting dish ideas. Each makes for a perfectly robust side or light main course, and each one comes together quickly using only a handful of ingredients.

Indulge your inner kitchen geek: Genuine Ideas is the place

Have you ever wanted to stick a thermocouple in a carrot and chart the rate at which it heats in a steamer, in a pot of boiling water and in a hot oven? Does the phrase “latent heat of condensation” fill your heart with joy?

Events: Magic of Yucatan, pre-Forum specials at Post & Beam, PigOut 3.0

Chichen Itza Restaurant and Mercado La Paloma partnered to create the Magic of the Yucatan throughout the month of August. The event is a celebration of Yucatecan culture and will feature an ongoing art exhibit that showcases the art of Yucatecan and Southern Californian artists. Besides the...

Ciao Fabio! Firenze Osteria to close Thursday

Fabio Vivani's Firenze Osteria in North Hollywood Lake will close Thursday as it undergoes a complete transformation with a new owner. Firenze plans to reopen in late fall.

Restaurant bans loud children, strollers, booster seats from dining room

A screaming baby or a child running through a dining room is never a pleasant sound or sight for diners, but one Northern California restaurant has decided to do something about the behavior of its pint-sized diners.

It's green chile time in Southern California, here's your complete guide to roastings

Green chile may well be the state vegetable in New Mexico, but it looks like Southern California may be annexing a major part of the harvest.

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