After much anticipation and maybe even more very real hunger, Jonathan Gold’s new 101 list is finally here. The fourth edition of his 101 Best Restaurants is now available for subscribers — and the print edition will be out on Sunday. Here are Gold’s top 10 for 2016:
Once again, Providence embodies what a restaurant should aspire to be.Read more
Hindus across India and around the world will be celebrating Diwali, the Festival of Lights, on Sunday. For most, this includes elaborate celebratory meals in the days leading up to the holiday and after, often at home. But if you don’t have an Indian grandmother (or grandfather) to cook for you, here are four restaurants in the Los Angeles area where you can partake in the culinary festivities.Read more
Los Angeles’ newest food event is aimed at shining a spotlight on what founder Aisha Hollans calls this city’s black entrepreneurs and “urban chefs.” The Urban Block Gastronomy Experience takes place Nov. 5 at the Millennium Sneaker Boutique in Inglewood.
“Urban chefs are like underground hip-hop artists of the food scene,” said Hollans.Read more
From a new West Hollywood restaurant by a Mexican culinary superstar to a chocolate shop in Silver Lake, here’s what’s happening in the Los Angeles food and drink world:
From Baja to WeHo: Diego Hernandez, one of the most celebrated chefs in Mexico, is opening a restaurant in West Hollywood this winter.Read more
Rich and creamy, with large pieces of firm white fish, shrimp, scallops and tender vegetables, it’s hard to beat a hearty bowl of chowder. This recipe, from Durty Nelly’s Irish pub in Nova Scotia, makes a generous amount — enough if you’re serving family or company — and the flavors continue to improve with time. Best of all? It’s ready in less than an hour.Read more
Enchilada lover? Jamaica flowers (part of the hibiscus family) are typically found in vivid red teas. But these tart, dried buds make a surprisingly delicious filling for enchiladas.
They're combined with peppers, onion and zucchini, then rolled in warm tortillas and topped with a spoonful of creamy chipotle sauce. And this vegetarian recipe is perfect for Meatless Monday.Read more