Diversity is just part of the fabric of Echo Park, the Hispanic/hipster neighborhood just minutes from downtown Los Angeles. Its center is the junction of Echo Park Boulevard and Sunset Boulevard, but you can now find shops and restaurants strung along both those streets in either direction.
I've always loved this Sangiovese with a touch of Sagrantino and Merlot in the blend. It's from the Umbrian hilltop town of Montefalco and the winery Arnaldo-Caprai has always made one of the best. The 2010 vintage is no exception, bringing a full-bodied, tightly woven red with notes of...
Need a gift for someone who revels in the bubbly not just on New Year's Eve, but all year long? Try this: a two-pack of the new Riedel Veritas Champagne wine glasses from the 300-year-old Austrian glass company, Riedel.
After the end of the year, Josef Centeno, who opened Orsa & Winston as his version of a return to fine dining, is turning that restaurant over to a yakitori concept for January and February.
Wally’s Wine & Spirits partner Christian Navarro unveils the new Wally’s Vinoteca at a ribbon cutting ceremony Tuesday in Beverly Hills.
With a sly smile, like some mischievous 6-foot-7 Santa Claus, Austrian chef Bernhard Mairinger says he has just dropped off a strudel for L.A.'s best-known Austrian, Wolfgang Puck. Giving a gift of strudel is one of the holiday traditions he still clings to, even though it's hard to imagine two...
With Christmas less than two weeks away, Santa may be stressing and out of ideas. That's why our helpful elves have put together some suggestions for the food lovers on your list. No waffling, though: These items will be snatched up fast.
Rumors that Latin chef John Rivera Sedlar, who owns Rivera in downtown L.A., had been sniffing around his hometown of Santa Fe, looking for the right space for a restaurant there, have been circulating for months. But even as recently as a couple of months ago, Sedlar hadn't found anything.