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  • Jonathan Gold | Restaurant review: On the M.A.K.E. for raw vegan cuisine

    Jonathan Gold | Restaurant review: On the M.A.K.E. for raw vegan cuisine
    If you are the kind of diner who gets hung up on first impressions, M.A.K.E., Matthew Kenney's raw-vegan restaurant in Santa Monica Place, may not be for you. It is not just on the dining deck but actually in the mall's food court, so to get to it you...
  • Former NBA star John Salley touts the vegan life

    Former NBA star John Salley touts the vegan life
    The vegan lifestyle and the lifestyle of professional athletes aren't often associated with each other. But John Salley, a former NBA star who's played with the Chicago Bulls and the Los Angeles Lakers, swears by the strictly animal- and animal-product-...
  • Ultra-runner Scott Jurek on training and diet

    Ultra-runner Scott Jurek on training and diet
    Scott Jurek is a nice guy who exhibits none of the sanctimonious proselytizing that vegans sometimes do. He's also a guy who gave up a fast-food burger diet and runs what many consider to be obscenely long distances. How long? In 2010, he ran an...
  • Marshall Reid, 12-year-old healthy food advocate

    Marshall Reid, 12-year-old healthy food advocate
    Marshall Reid was bullied at school because he was overweight. He found a way to fight back that has kept the bullies at bay and changed his life: He's a healthy eater and a successful author. He and his mother, Alexandra, wrote the book, "Portion Size...
  • Film looks at the harm of 'Soul Food Junkies'

    Film looks at the harm of 'Soul Food Junkies'
    You’ve likely heard suggestions for making greens without the pork fat or “fried” chicken in the oven. All well and good, but the connection of “soul food” to African Americans goes way beyond editing recipes, and a new...
  • New ice cream sandwiches at Fōnuts

     
    Fōnuts, the purveyors of unfried, gluten-free and vegan donuts is introducing a new player to their summer menu: fōnut ice cream sandwiches. Owners four-star pastry chef Waylynn Lucas and her partner, voice actor Nancy Truman, have come up...
  • This week's Culinary SOS: Elway's charred red pepper soup

     
    I was reading the L.A. Times online edition today and saw that you were able to get favorite recipes! I get to Denver a few times a year, and at Elway's restaurant in the Ritz-Carlton, they serve a terrific charred roasted red pepper soup. Can you get the...
  • Vegetarian McDonald's: Way to go or effort to 'humiliate Hindus'?

    Vegetarian McDonald's: Way to go or effort to 'humiliate Hindus'?
    Normally meat-centric McDonald’s confirmed that it plans to open two all-vegetarian locations in India — and now customers, herbivore activists and others are buzzing. One no-meat branch will be based in the Sikh holy city of Amritsar in...
  • Dietary cleanses rise in popularity, but there are risks

    Dietary cleanses rise in popularity, but there are risks
    To the rational mind, the notion of willingly depriving oneself of food for days on end seems illogical, at best. Basic biology, after all, dictates that calories are necessary to sustain everyday functioning and that low levels of, say, iron or potassium...
  • It's not just how many calories, but what kind, study finds

    It's not just how many calories, but what kind, study finds
    A calorie is a calorie is a calorie — or is it? Maybe not, a small study has found. Once the pounds are shed, the proportions of carbohydrates, proteins and fats you chow down on may determine whether you keep the weight off — or slowly but...
  • Many new diet books avoid food extremes

    Many new diet books avoid food extremes
    It's too late to lose that unwanted weight for summer. But if you start now — and aim to shed a modest 2 pounds a week — you could drop as much as 40 pounds in time to ring in 2013. The hardest part, however, might be choosing a new diet....