| Apr 22, 2012
Here are some good places for eating experiences:
Local eatery. Hawaiian Style Cafe, Waimea. This low-key breakfast joint is an obsession with those who have tried it. Lines of locals form on weekends, and the place closes when it runs out of food. The...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 7:58 AM
Burger King Corp.promised Wednesday to switch to only cage-free eggs and pork -- a day after the reemergence of mad-cow disease focused national scrutiny even more on Americans’ food sources.
The fast food giant, one of the largest in the world,...
| Apr 28, 2012
Dear SOS: 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 recipe?
Dear Dave: Elway's was happy to share its recipe for...
| Apr 28, 2012
Wrinkly Chinese fermented black beans look as though they have just emerged from an archaeological site. Indeed, the salty, pungent little bits are an ancient Chinese staple. Made of black or yellow soybeans, they were once the only soy-based seasoning...
| Apr 28, 2012
Total time: 1 hour, 10 minutes
Servings: Serves 2 as a main dish, 4 as part of a multi-dish meal
Note: Relatively firm-yet-tender tofu, such as Trader Joe's, pan-fries beautifully with minimal splatter. This is not overly saucy. There should be some...
| Feb 16, 2013
California rarely feels more like California than it does from a window seat at the new Hostaria del Piccolo in Venice, where life's great pageant rolls by. Graying tax attorneys cruise by on Rollerblades, women toss yoga mats into the back of their...
| Feb 2, 2013
This is not your rustic Barbera but a wonderfully elegant example from the renowned Barbaresco producer Giovanni Pasquero-Elia. A gorgeous ruby red, the 2010 Paitin Barbera "Serra" is soft and silky in texture, intense and so fresh with flavors of...
| Jan 26, 2013
What you think about Cortez is going to depend in large part on what you think about crowds, and noise, and screechy jazz, about well-meaning servers who are slightly impatient with the idea of service, and about spending most of an hour leaning up...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Veggie Grill, the chain of vegetarian restaurants based in Santa Monica, is planning to double its store count within 18 months.
In the first half of the year, branches are set to open in Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego and Seattle. The company...
| Dec 15, 2012
You can use your iPhone or iPad to watch movies, listen to music, text and surf the Internet. But special, surprisingly inexpensive apps make them nifty environments for learning or upgrading cooking skills.
I've bought or borrowed quite a few...
| Mar 10, 2012
As co-host of "The Chew"(a food and talk show on ABC), Daphne Oz gets to sample items like the Big Mike Burger (two patties, three buns and cheese), chicken and dumplings à la Gwyneth Paltrow and pizza by fellow host Mario Batali.
But the daughter of TV...