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  • Bill to let retailers keep selling alligator products advances

    Bill to let retailers keep selling alligator products advances
      Rodeo Drive's high-fashion boutiques are making fast progress persuading California lawmakers to let them keep selling luxury goods made from alligator skin, including purses, wallets, boots, shoes and watch bands. With the help of the state of...
  • Review: 'Tasting Menu' leaves audience hungry for meatier night out

     Review: 'Tasting Menu' leaves audience hungry for meatier night out
    Given that "Tasting Menu" is set at a foodie mecca on Spain's Costa Brava, it would be reasonable to expect healthy portions of food porn along with the romantic comedy. But director Roger Gual presents little in the way of tantalizing culinary visuals,...
  • The tomato ramen is calling at Kanpai Ramen in Glendale

    The tomato ramen is calling at Kanpai Ramen in Glendale
    Name of restaurant: Kanpai Ramen  Concept: A tasty new ramen endeavor in a Glendale strip mall, expanding on the preexisting izakaya/roll sushi restaurant Sushi GP. GP is officially closed, but Kanpai seems to have swallowed it whole, incorporating...
  • Firetruck crash: Cellphone video shows chaotic scene inside restaurant

    Firetruck crash: Cellphone video shows chaotic scene inside restaurant
    Video shot on a cellphone moments after a firetruck careened into a Monterey Park restaurant Wednesday shows the chaotic aftermath as patrons and firefighters scrambled to get out from under the rubble. The video, shot by an employee from inside Lu's...
  • Santa Barbara Public Market opens to big crowds

    Santa Barbara Public Market opens to big crowds
    At the corner of West Victoria and Chapala streets, the Santa Barbara Public Market opened its doors over the weekend. The already bustling market was filled with locals shopping for organic produce, cheese, meats and baked goods, while others were...
  • Joe's Crab Shack loads up on trans fat despite pledge, watchdog says

    Joe's Crab Shack loads up on trans fat despite pledge, watchdog says
    Artificial trans fat still lurks in our food, at least at the Joe’s Crab Shack chain, according to a health watchdog group. The Center for Science in the Public Interest said Wednesday that the Houston-based seafood restaurant company uses a blend...
  • 11 red wines to go with lamb -- for Easter or any other time

    11 red wines to go with lamb -- for Easter or any other time
    One of the revelatory taste experiences of my life was eating baby lamb grilled over vine cuttings at the wine estate Tinto Pesquera in Ribera del Duero, Spain. Owner Alejandro Pesquera waited until the fire had died down to embers to cook the lamb,...
  • Employees accuse Daily Grill near LAX of failing to pay 'living wage'

    Three employees at a Daily Grill restaurant near Los Angeles International Airport filed a class-action lawsuit against the restaurant chain Wednesday, charging that it had failed to pay them and more than 100 other workers the "living wage" required by...
  • Alma's tasting menu, DIY tofu, Balaboosta pop-up

    Alma's tasting menu, DIY tofu, Balaboosta pop-up
    As of today, downtown's Alma restaurant (whose chef, Ari Taymor, recently received a Best New Chef nod from Food & Wine magazine) is offering a single nine-course tasting menu for $95 dollars, with optional beverage pairings for $55. "This is a decision...
  • Easy dinner recipes: Hearty salad ideas for Gluten-Free Wednesday

    Easy dinner recipes: Hearty salad ideas for Gluten-Free Wednesday
    It's Gluten-Free Wednesday. Whether you're looking for a substantial one-dish meal or great gluten-free side for your main course, you can't go wrong with these robust salads. Roasted potato salad: This is far from a one-note recipe. Roasting the...
  • Banh mi goes gourmet; here's 11 of Los Angeles' best

    <i>Banh mi</i> goes gourmet; here's 11 of Los Angeles' best
    The latest wave of sandwich shops (Hero Shop, Superba Food + Bread, Trencher) and modern Vietnamese cafes (East Borough, Phorage) in Los Angeles have generated tantalizing new spins on banh mi, the beloved Vietnamese sandwich that is the culinary result...