| Jun 25, 2012
| 4:32 PM
If you've never cooked quinoa before, the grains can be added to a variety of dishes, are easy to use and cook up quickly....
| Sep 22, 2012
Dear SOS: We recently visited the Hog's Breath Inn at Carmel by the Sea, Calif. Our party particularly enjoyed what surely must be its signature soup, made from artichokes. It was so delicious that I'd be surprised if you hadn't already obtained the...
| Jul 21, 2012
Dear SOS: I'd love to get the recipe for goat cheese bread pudding from Nopa in San Francisco. It's the best one I've had, and I'm eager to try to duplicate it.
Dear Margaret: Nopa's savory take on this classic comfort...
| Oct 6, 2012
Dear SOS: We were on a cross-country drive and had the pleasure of eating at the Rib City Grill in Rifle, Colo. The real prize was the pecan pie the restaurant served. It is by far the best pecan pie I have ever had! Servers said it was prepared locally....
| Nov 17, 2012
Dear SOS: On our anniversary we had dinner at Flavor del Mar in San Diego County. I had an amazing butternut squash soup. I asked our waiter what the spices were. He said the chef did not give out information and recipes. I am wondering whether you can...
| Sep 8, 2012
The chopped kale salad at the Napa Valley Grille in Westwood is the sort of healthy, interesting dish you could eat every day. In fact, a waitress there who recommended it told me she does exactly that. After I ordered it a few times, I saw her point. Can...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 8:58 AM
This fall, the L.A. Times asked readers to share their special cookie recipes for the third annual Holiday Cookie Bake-Off, and then to help narrow down their favorites to the top 50.
And this year, Glendale and Burbank staked out a strong showing in...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 12:26 PM
September 1 through 3
FIELD TO FORK: Saturday, September 1
FLAVORS OF LA: Sunday, September 2
Paramount Pictures Studios
On Melrose Avenue in Hollywood
FIELD TO FORK event on Saturday 9/1, from 11 am - 3 pm,...