Food

Noelle Carter: Test Kitchen Director

Noelle Carter: Test Kitchen Director

  • Cayenne Cafe chicken dish puts spotlight on pomegranate

    Cayenne Cafe chicken dish puts spotlight on pomegranate

    Dear SOS: There is a neighborhood restaurant on Beverly Boulevard, just west of La Brea, called Cayenne Cafe. An outstanding dish is its grilled chicken with pomegranate-walnut sauce. It is the most delicious sauce -- I could eat it alone. I would love it if you could get the recipe and publish...

  • Recipe: Oatmeal raisin cookies from Auntie Em's Kitchen

    Recipe: Oatmeal raisin cookies from Auntie Em's Kitchen

    Dear SOS: I was at Auntie Em's Kitchen in Eagle Rock today for the first time. While they are known for their amazing cupcakes and fantastic food, today I had the best oatmeal cookie I've ever eaten. It was thin, chewy and crispy at the same time, with subtle hints of spices. Absolutely delicious!...

  • Culinary SOS: Coast turkey chili

    Culinary SOS: Coast turkey chili

    A rich, hearty chili comes from Coast at Shutters on the Beach in Santa Monica.

  • Recipe: Petto di pollo con Gorgonzola at La Finestra

    Recipe: Petto di pollo con Gorgonzola at La Finestra

    Dear SOS: If you could obtain the recipe for chicken Gorgonzola with spinach from La Finestra restaurant, we would be forever grateful. This entree has to be the most delicious chicken recipe ever! Paul and Martha Cohen Woodland Hills Dear Paul and Martha: La Finestra was happy to share its recipe...

  • Culinary SOS: Lunch's green apple chicken salad

    Culinary SOS: Lunch's green apple chicken salad

      Dear SOS: I love the chicken salad from Lunch in Culver City. It's so delicious, and I always want it when I'm at home in Burbank. Please help! Laura Meredith Burbank Dear Laura: Lunch's chicken salad is a deliciously simple dish. It combines diced chicken with a little red onion, celery, currants...

  • Culinary SOS: Pollo al Colmao at El Colmao

    Culinary SOS: Pollo al Colmao at El Colmao

    Recipe for Koreatown Cuban restaurant El Colmao's special chicken dish.

  • Culinary SOS: Mac 'n' cheese from a Bakersfield Sheraton

    Culinary SOS: Mac 'n' cheese from a Bakersfield Sheraton

      Dear SOS: We recently had the most delicious Mac and Cheese at the Bistro in the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel in Bakersfield. Can you get this recipe for me? Suzanne Wolfe San Luis Obispo Dear Suzanne: The Bistro was happy to share its recipe for this very rich take on the classic comfort food....

  • Culinary SOS: Old Venice's Greek lemon chicken

    Culinary SOS: Old Venice's Greek lemon chicken

    Dear SOS: Old Venice in Manhattan Beach makes excellent Greek and Italian food, but its lemon chicken, from the Greek side of the menu, is especially wonderful. I can still taste the delicious sauce. Any chance of getting the recipe? I'd love to make it for my foreign dinner group. Phyllis Ruderman...

  • Culinary SOS: Cholada Thai's Massaman curry with chicken

    Culinary SOS: Cholada Thai's Massaman curry with chicken

      Dear SOS: An all-time favorite of my entire family is Massaman curry (with chicken) from Cholada Thai in Thousand Oaks. All of the dishes that we have tried are wonderful, but Massaman curry is a staple for us. I would love to have the recipe for this dish and hope that you can help. Thank you....

  • Culinary SOS: Julienne's double-chocolate espresso walnut cookies

    Culinary SOS: Julienne's double-chocolate espresso walnut cookies

    Dear SOS: I am from North Carolina and recently visited Los Angeles. While there I visited Julienne in San Marino. The double-chocolate espresso walnut cookie is the best I have ever eaten. Would it be possible to get the recipe for this cookie? Pat Schwanhausser Elkin, N.C. Dear Pat: Julienne...

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