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  • A Central Valley high school goes Bollywood

    A Central Valley high school goes Bollywood
    Luckily, Shandeep Dhillon's cousin had recently gotten married. That meant he alone could outfit much of Fowler High School for its first Bollywood night. His uncle's regal, embroidered sherwani coat went to the Central Valley school's principal, Hank...
  • Night + Market Song expected to reopen this week; chef responds to complaints

    Night + Market Song expected to reopen this week; chef responds to complaints
    The much anticipated Night + Market Song opened last month on Sunset Boulevard in Silver Lake, replete with chef Kris Yenbamroong's regional Thai specialties, vinyl tablecloths, pink and orange color scheme and a poster of topless Cindy Crawford in...
  • The beginning of a beautiful tradition: Futures Wine Dinner at Les Marchands

    The beginning of a beautiful tradition: Futures Wine Dinner at Les Marchands
    The night before the Santa Barbara County Futures Tasting on Saturday, Eric Railsback and Brian McClintic of Les Marchands Wine Bar & Merchant held their first Futures Wine Dinner in a private room at the back of the Anacapa Street shop in Santa Barbara's...
  • At the new Oinkster in Hollywood, craft beer and Cluckster fried chicken sandwiches

    At the new Oinkster in Hollywood, craft beer and Cluckster fried chicken sandwiches
    Chef Andre Guerrero opened his “slow fast food” joint in a midcentury Eagle Rock A-Frame in 2006, and the long-awaited second location of the Oinkster opens in Hollywood this week. Serving up the decadent burgers, killer pulled-pork...
  • Chef of the Moment: Los Balcones' Walter Rodriguez, with Peruvian bento boxes up his sleeve

    Chef of the Moment: Los Balcones' Walter Rodriguez, with Peruvian bento boxes up his sleeve
    Walter Rodriguez is the chef and co-owner, along with his brothers Jorge and Eduardo, of Peruvian restaurant Los Balcones in the heart of Hollywood. The brothers grew up in Ica, Peru, moved to Los Angeles during a fraught political era in their home...
  • Hillshire Brands to buy Van's Natural Foods for $165 million

    Hillshire Brands to buy Van's Natural Foods for $165 million
    Hillshire Brands Co., the maker of Jimmy Dean sausage links and Ball Park franks, said Monday it will pay $165 million to buy Van's Natural Foods from Catterton Partners, a private equity firm. The deal will add a line of healthful, frozen breakfast and...
  • Wine review: 2009 Masciarelli 'Marina Cveti' Montepulciano d'Abruzzo

    Wine review: 2009 Masciarelli 'Marina Cveti' Montepulciano d'Abruzzo
    Southern Italy is full of undiscovered gems with tremendous quality for the price. This Montepulciano d'Abruzzo (not to be confused with the much pricier Vino Nobile di Montepulciano) from the Masciarelli estate is one such wine. The vineyards are...
  • Disney's Aulani helps elevate Ko Olina as a destination

    Disney's Aulani helps elevate Ko Olina as a destination
    KO OLINA, Hawaii — Hang around the fire-pit fire long enough, watching Uncle Ito breathe life into Hawaiian legend, and those rascally little menehune inevitably clamber into the conversation. Uncle Ito, one of the resident storytellers at Aulani,...
  • Shopping for sustainable food in the L.A. area

    Shopping for sustainable food in the L.A. area
    There's no way around it. In most cases, eating sustainably is probably going to be more expensive and less convenient than simply running down the street to your neighborhood grocery. But if you're interested in where your food comes from and how it gets...
  • Cooking and eating sustainably: Six simple steps to get started

    Cooking and eating sustainably: Six simple steps to get started
    Cooking and eating more sustainably doesn't require that you rethink your entire life. Here are some simple things you can do to get started. Start canning some of your own pickles and jams when fruits and vegetables are at the peak of season. It will...
  • Hard-boiled eggs: OK, we tried it your way. But my way wins again.

    Hard-boiled eggs: OK, we tried it your way. But my way wins again.
    Call it the Great Easter Egg Smackdown of 2014. Every time I write about hard-boiled eggs, I seem to get a flood of mail telling me, essentially, "You're an idiot, and you're doing it all wrong." So this year I threw down the gauntlet. On our Daily Dish...