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Jared Fogle’s Ex-Wife Is Suing Subway for Allegedly Hiding His Sex Crimes

Will the health-conscious sandwich peddlers over at Subway ever truly be free of the public relations scourge that is Jared Fogle?

Elgin Ridge, a biodynamic pioneer in South Africa’s Elgin region

Elgin Ridge winery from the air Brian and Marion Smith are biodynamic pioneers in the Elgin Valley. I visited them for a look around the vineyards with vineyard manager Taurai Matunbwa, and then a tasting with winemaker Koysie van de Merwe. I really like what’s going on here, and in particular the Pinot Noir and [...]

Marcus Samuelsson's new Red Rooster cookbook a tribute to Harlem

Marcus Samuelsson's latest work, "The Red Rooster Cookbook" (Rux Martin/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $37.50) is more than a collection of recipes and anecdotes from his Harlem restaurant. It is a tribute to this world-renowned New York neighborhood and the people who live and work there — just as...

You Should Order Every Single Dessert on the Menu

Nothing is more spectacular than an entire cavalcade of desserts arriving at your table, all at once When I turned 19, I made it my mission to eat 19 desserts, one to celebrate each year. I grew up a Jehovah’s Witness, so I had never celebrated my birthday, and I wanted to make up for lost time. Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton Professes Love for Mexican Food; Buying Coffee on the Dark Web

Five things to know today Happy Thursday AKA pre-Friday. In today’s food news: the dark web now sells coffee, for some reason; Hillary Clinton professes her love for Mexican food; Chicago chef Rick Bayless will be honored at the Smithsonian;...Show More Summary

Call it grenache or garnacha, but order this wine when you want big flavor

You most likely know grenache as the generally rich and fruity grape variety that is so readily relied upon as a blending partner in France's southern Rhone wine region, among other parts of the world. It also shows up here and there as a varietal wine, of course. And you probably even know that...

Double Chocolate Pumpkin Cupcakes with Spiced Cream Cheese Frosting

You’d never guess that these easy and decadent double chocolate pumpkin cupcakes contain a whole can of pumpkin. These chocolate chip filled cupcakes are super rich and moist and the spiced cream cheese frosting is the perfect topping. Make sure to take these to your next Halloween party and let everyone try to guess the surprise […]

Wrangling the Climate Impact of California Dairy

Could new methane emissions regulations tend a greener California, or sour the state’s dairy industry?

Resources for food advocates

Some new resources for food system advocates have just come my way.  Use and enjoy! Food Tank and the James Beard Foundation have issued their third annual Good Food Guide, a searchable guide to 1,000 food nonprofit advocacy organizations.  You can download the guide here. Healthy Food America offers a Sugar Overload Calculator.  This is […]

Follow up on my WikiLeak: the Australia connection

Marcus Strom of the Sydney Morning Herald in Australia did a follow up to my post, “I’ve been WikiLeaked!” Recall that a Coca-Cola representative took notes at a talk I gave in Australia and passed them up the chain of command where they got hacked as collateral damage from the ones obtained from Hillary Clinton’s […]

Can Ginger Ale Really Soothe Nausea?

The drink has been a folk remedy since its invention, and the spice has been used for digestive problems since ancient times.

What’s Better Than Pumpkin Pie? Goat Cheese Pumpkin Pie.

Forget basic pumpkin pie. This one's been upgraded with crushed cookies and tangy, funky goat cheese.

Holiday Cookie Bake-Off: Enter our 6th competition now

Have you submitted your favorite recipe yet? Entries are now open for our sixth Los Angeles Times Holiday Cookie Bake-Off. Now is the time to put your best up against the rest. Curious about some of our past finalists? Check out these white chocolate peppermint ganache-filled macarons from 2014...

Watch Mario Batali and Jimmy Kimmel Eat Ooey Gooey Butter Cake

And a few other things from his new book, Mario Batali Big American Cookbook

How ‘Shock Therapy’ Is Saving Some Children With Autism

Electroconvulsive therapy is far more beneficial—and banal—than its torturous reputation suggests.

Busiate alla Norma

The classic combination of tomatoes and eggplant, stewed and tossed with homemade pasta, will always make people happy.

Thai Old Fashioned

Update the classic with simple Thai flavors.

Mango Sticky Rice Cocktail

All of the flavors of our favorite Thai dessert mixed into a cocktail.

Apparently Video Games Are Turning Teenagers into Drunks

According to a new study from the UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies, video games that reference alcohol and tobacco could be encouraging teenagers who play them to take up drinking and smoking.

All Aboard the Ship Sailing Near-Extinct Grains From Oslo to Istanbul

“We’re using the seeds as a way to talk about challenges within the food system,” says Amy Franceschini, one of the artists involved in the project.

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