| Aug 23, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Ten years ago, FYF Fest's Sean Carlson was a dewy 18-year-old so eager to throw a punk rock festival that he forgot to charge for tickets. Did he have even a glimmer back then that he'd be running L.A.'s preeminent indie rock event a decade later?
| Aug 26, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Hearty dinner ideas for Meatless Monday? It's easy with these recipe ideas -- substantial enough you might not even guess they're vegetarian:
Fragrant garlic, fresh shiitake mushrooms, spicy chile -- tofu never looked this good, tossed with a rich and...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 9:00 AM
If dogs could talk, they'd sing the praises of Ocean Beach, a laid-back San Diego neighborhood. Here, canines have top-dog status — they even have their own beach. There's much for humans to like as well in what's known as the People's Republic of...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 12:08 PM
Swedish skinny dippers, you may want to pull on your swim trunks.
A sharp-toothed pacu fish has been caught in the Danish-Swedish strait of Oresund, putting swimmers on edge because of its resemblance to a piranha.
But Scandinavian fish experts say...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 11:32 AM
We know that Krissi in the most abrasive and least likable person in "MasterChef" history. (Sorry, Max, Suzy and Christian.) But less clear is this: Is she a competitor?
"MasterChef" has portrayed Krissi as a front-runner, one of the toughest...
| Jul 21, 2013
If you've walked Disneyland's Main Street, U.S.A., Fort Collins, Colo., might seem familiar: Its downtown served as one of the inspirations for the theme-park thoroughfare. But Fort Collins, a Civil War-era U.S. Army post, is anything but saccharine....
| Jun 29, 2013
| 8:00 AM
I embarked upon my month-long local diet with grand imaginings. I planned on learning more about my local foodshed, chatting with activist farmers about their crops and/or livestock, adopting healthier eating habits, and feeling more connected with my...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 11:24 AM
So much for the theory that chef Gordon Ramsay used his save to bring Bri back so "MasterChef" would have its first vegetarian winner.
Bri was undone this week after her team lost one of the most demanding challenges in "MasterChef" history -- waltz...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 12:39 PM
McDonald's in Canada is offering its first new vegetarian entrees in more than a decade. The fast-food chain began selling two new vegetarian McWrap flavors Tuesday, reported the Canadian National Post.
One of the new flavors is a Mediterranean wrap,...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Name of restaurant: Girasol (Spanish for sunflower) is the new Studio City restaurant by Top Chef alum C.J. Jacobson.
Chef: Jacobson (who did a stint at world-famous Noma in Copenhagen) showcases California cuisine by sourcing local purveyors and...
| Jun 15, 2013
Protip: You can tell a lot about a dude from the way he eats buckwheat "popcorn," the crunchy fried grain that tends to show up before the meal at Trois Mec, the new restaurant from Ludovic Lefebvre. The more primitive members of the species worm their...