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  • Expensive restaurants: French Laundry tops priciest-eatery list

     
    French Laundry, Santa Monica's Melisse on list of most expensive restaurants...
  • 5 Questions for David LeFevre

     
    5 Questions for David LeFevre, chef-owner of M.B. Post in Manhattan Beach....
  • Restaurant review: M.B. Post delivers

    Restaurant review: M.B. Post delivers
    The concrete walls of the new M.B. Post (short for Manhattan Beach Post) are stenciled with giant faded postmarks beneath a barrel-vaulted ceiling. The design by Stephen Francis Jones of SF Jones Architects plays off the fact that from the '50s through...
  • Chef and cookbook author Thomas Keller describes his recipe for success

     
    Chef, cookbook author and restaurateur Thomas Keller talks about the French Laundry, cookbook writing and why he measures success in memories....
  • Book reviews: 'Life, on the Line' by Grant Achatz; 'Blood, Bones & Butter' by Gabrielle Hamilton

    Book reviews: 'Life, on the Line' by Grant Achatz; 'Blood, Bones & Butter' by Gabrielle Hamilton
    A good restaurant runs on hunger — not just that of its customers, but also of its owners, who put in 18-hour days obsessing that every single detail must be as perfect as possible. But although the hunger of the diners is pretty simple to figure...
  • Animal rights activists plan to disrupt Providence dinner, foie gras menu

     
    Animal rights activists plan to march outside Providence restaurant Tuesday night, protesting a menu at a special fundraising dinner that is slated to include foie gras. The restaurant is holding a fundraising dinner in honor of the Bocuse d'Or USA......
  • Chef David LeFevre is leaving Water Grill

     
    Chef David LeFevre is leaving downtown's Water Grill to open his own restaurant. LeFevre, a Charlie Trotter protege who also has worked brief stints at El Bulli in Spain and Tetsuya in Australia, has been executive chef of Water Grill......
  • David Myers' culinary empire in flux

    David Myers' culinary empire in flux
    These are the last days of Sona, the elegant restaurant on La Cienega Boulevard that has been a fixture of Los Angeles' fine-dining scene for nearly eight years. On Saturday, after the final mignardises go out to the last diners, the restaurant will...
  • Bocuse d'Or contestants are announced for February competition

     
    Thinking ahead, the Bocuse d'Or USA Foundation will choose a candidate to represent the U.S. in the 2011 Bocuse d'Or in February, early enough so that the competitor has time to train. The U.S. semifinals are set for Feb. 6,......
  • Tackling the ethics of eating

    Tackling the ethics of eating
    There was a time, not so long ago, when eating in an environmentally, ethically conscious way was a drab business -- brown and beige food, with a few wilted organic vegetables relegated to a woebegone produce bin at the grocery store. But these days,...
  • New edition of 'Ma Gastronomie' with a Thomas Keller introduction

    He loved butter and practical jokes, had an insatiable appetite and was inclined to start his mornings by shaving outdoors with two magnums of Champagne on ice by his side. At one point, nearly half of the Michelin three-star chefs in France had trained...