| Dec 13, 2013
| 8:12 AM
While some might hold out for designer fashions or a luxury car topped with a red bow, food lovers may be just as thrilled by a gift of roasted hazelnuts, chile-spiced salt or Singaporean beef jerky.
Well, that might be carrying it to extremes, but at...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 2:00 PM
The little bistro sits across from King Taco, like David a few yards from Goliath.
But Gogo Sweetwine hardly bothers glancing out the window. She's too busy preparing for a table of five: biscuits, grits and gravy, sausage and oatmeal.
| Sep 20, 2013
| 8:40 PM
Arcelia Gonzalez complained to the city months ago about sidewalk tree roots that ruptured the drain pipe outside her family's Boyle Heights restaurant — to no avail.
So when Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti showed up across the street with a...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 7:39 PM
Getting Johnie's Coffee Shop named a historic landmark in Los Angeles was supposed to be easy as pie.
In April, the Los Angeles Conservancy nominated the Googie-style diner at the northwest corner of Wilshire Boulevard and South Fairfax Avenue for the...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 2:23 PM
Chain restaurants have been promoting healthful menu options -- such as Burger King’s recent low-cal French fries launch. But a recent study shows that entrees overall haven’t changed much at the top U.S. chains.
| Oct 7, 2013
| 1:04 PM
Freezering has officially hit Japan. No, it's not the name of a storm, or even cooler weather conditions. It's when someone hops into a commercial freezer at a restaurant, drug store or liquor store, has someone snap a pic, then uploads it to some form of...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 3:00 PM
Sell your oven. Empty your cupboards. There's no need for a mixer or food processor. Keep the fridge for drinks, and maybe the blender. Eating has never been easier.
The trick? Bars, bars and more bars.
Vegan, chocolate, gluten-free, low-glycemic,...
| Oct 9, 2013
In Southern California's outer orbit, a dusty highway drive away from the L.A.'s health-obsessed celebrities and hipsters, a massive $70-million factory is preparing to churn out 140,000 gallons of premium juice a week.
The 264,000-square-foot Rancho...
| Oct 7, 2013
| 7:56 AM
Superstar athletes Peyton Manning, LeBron James and Serena Williams led their colleagues with endorsements of food and beverages that are calorie-dense and unhealthful – sending mixed messages about diet and health, researchers said.
Of 512 brands...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Local businesses have raised more than $12,000 for the victims of a car crash that claimed the lives of five people and left one injured a little more than a week ago.
A car wash held at Fosters Freeze on Saturday raised $6,265 for the six victims'...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 6:07 PM
For years, Foster Farms wanted consumers to know its poultry was farm fresh, all natural and, most important, safe to eat.
But the ongoing salmonella outbreak linked to three of its central California processing plants is threatening to tarnish the...