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  • Did the fast-food industry play these Nobel economists for suckers? (Updated)

    Did the fast-food industry play these Nobel economists for suckers? (Updated)
    [This post has been updated, as explained below.] The restaurant industry's opposition to a higher minimum wage is hardly a secret--it's one of the top issues on the lobbying agenda of the National Restaurant Assn., the chain restaurants' Washington...
  • Argentina-inspired Cordoba to open in Los Feliz; Farmshop's Joshua Drew is chef

    Argentina-inspired Cordoba to open in Los Feliz; Farmshop's Joshua Drew is chef
    Cordoba, an Argentine-inspired restaurant from the hospitality group Cardiff Giant, is expected to open in Los Feliz this fall, with Joshua Drew as executive chef and partner. Drew, who is executive chef at Jeff Cerciello's Farmshop through the end of...
  • 'L.A. Heat': Finally, an art exhibit devoted to Sriracha and Tapatio sauces

    'L.A. Heat': Finally, an art exhibit devoted to Sriracha and Tapatio sauces
    Behold hot sauce pop culture art. What took so long? California's two defining hot sauces - Sriracha and Tapatio - are the focus of "L.A. Heat: Taste-Changing Condiments," a collection of mixed-media pieces by 30 local artists at the Chinese American...
  • Chef of the Moment: Paris' Alain Passard comes to L.A. for All-Star Chef Classic

    Chef of the Moment: Paris' Alain Passard comes to L.A. for All-Star Chef Classic
    Alain Passard, the chef and owner of l'Arpège in Paris, known for his cuisine a la vegetable, will be in Los Angeles to cook at the All-Star Chef Classic, which takes place this weekend at L.A. Live. Passard's l'Arpège received three Michelin stars in...
  • Classic chili cheese dogs and corn dogs at Motordogs in Pasadena

    Classic chili cheese dogs and corn dogs at Motordogs in Pasadena
    Name of restaurant: Motordogs Chef/Owner: Steven Jensen, who's been making surfboard-shaped rugs for his company Jensen Rugboards for the past 20 years. His uncle owns the property, his rug business is slowing down, so he and his wife thought, why not....
  • Easy dinner recipes: Four kale salad ideas for Meatless Monday

    Easy dinner recipes: Four kale salad ideas for Meatless Monday
    Love kale? We have four great salad options for you. This week's Culinary SOS is from Lisa Miller in Santa Monica, who writes: "I am in love with the kale slaw from Balboa Cafe in Mill Valley, Calif. That dish was actually what turned me on to kale, but...
  • Voodoo Rooftop Nightclub

    Voodoo Rooftop Nightclub
    Get your groove on 51 stories above Sin City at the indoor/outdoor Voodoo nightclub. It’s a party in the sky with two action-packed floors connected by a 40,000-pound staircase, which had to be airlifted to the top of the hotel. Inside, black-...
  • Orange County considering color-coded system for restaurant ratings

    Orange County considering color-coded system for restaurant ratings
    For years, Orange County has been the contrarian while its neighbors have used distinctive and easy-to-spot letter grades to alert would-be diners what to expect when they swing open the door to a restaurant. Now, Orange County is studying whether it...
  • Crush eat, drink, love

    Crush eat, drink, love
    Grab your best pals and head to Crush, a lively new eatery dedicated to, as co-founding restaurateur Jenna Morton explained it, the “ancient ritual of communal feasting.” Indulge in interesting and sharable plates, from shrimp risotto and...
  • N9NE Steakhouse

    N9NE Steakhouse
    Calling all carnivores! Part of the $50 million renovation at the Palms, the new N9NE Steakhouse has a chic, modern interior as well as an expanded bill of fare. Don’t worry though, many signature dishes are still on the menu, including the 48-ounce...
  • Buildings slated for tear-down were rich part of Little Tokyo history

     Buildings slated for tear-down were rich part of Little Tokyo history
    Nearly a decade ago, Enrique Ramirez welcomed the opening of a light-rail station in Little Tokyo, just a quick walk from his Mexican seafood restaurant. The Metro Gold Line station delivered a steady stream of customers to Senor Fish, especially on...