| Oct 3, 2013
| 11:57 AM
"Top Chef" season 11 kicked off Wednesday night in a swamp. There were alligators, frogs, a video of Padma Lakshmi dancing in the streets and Emeril Lagasse with a box of beignets. Oh yeah, this season's in New Orleans.
The winning prizes are still the...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 10:36 AM
Just when you thought the hybrid food craze was over, a restaurant in Chicago decides to make a burger with macaroni and cheese buns. We saw noodle buns with the ramen burger earlier this year, but we're talking about macaroni and cheese here. And for a...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:31 PM
With the nation still reeling from another mass shooting, Starbucks has made it clear that customers should enjoy their beverages unarmed.
Starbucks Corp. Chief Executive Howard Schultz has issued a public letter "respectfully requesting" customers to...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 2:03 PM
The gourmet doughnut has finally gotten the Bravo treatment -- or, at least, its maker has.
Waylynn Lucas is the co-owner of West Hollywood-based Fonuts, the 3rd Street doughnut shop she and Nancy Truman opened in 2011. The curly-haired pastry chef, who...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 11:41 AM
Oh, dear. This is looking more and more like a Krissi Vs. Natasha death match. Which wouldn't be a bad thing if, you know, if ended in both of their... eliminations.
Who is the patron saint of cooking? Can we pray to him (or her) on behalf of Luca and...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 9:27 AM
Tilesha Rice, 36, has been working at a South Los Angeles Burger King for six months as a cashier.
On Thursday, as dozens of her peers and supporters rallied outside her workplace, demanding a $15-an-hour minimum wage, the mother of four said she...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 11:07 AM
WASHINGTON -- Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. was sentenced to 2-1/2 years in prison Wednesday after pleading guilty to scheming to spend $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items.
Jackson, the 48-year-old son of civil rights leader Jesse Jackson,...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 11:03 AM
Think the Los Angeles restaurant scene is hot? Bon Appétit magazine certainly does. Its just-released list of the 50 nominees for the best new restaurants in the United States includes five from Southern California – tied only with the New York City...
| Aug 3, 2013
| 10:00 AM
VANCOUVER, Canada — For a decade or more, the Vancouver area has enjoyed a reputation as the Asian food capital of North America. Near the airport south of town, locals and visitors flock to Alexandra Road in Richmond, a three-block stretch packed...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 5:26 PM
Most of us drink our alcohol the old-fashioned way. We shoot it back in shots, sip it cold with a couple of olives in a martini or on ice with a lime, or even gulp it upside down through a keg funnel. But we usually don't inhale it. The Vaportini, a new...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 7:27 PM
As an actor, Harry Lewis took second billing to the likes of Humphrey Bogart and Edward G. Robinson, most notably in the 1948 film noir "Key Largo."
But he found his own starring role as a Los Angeles restaurateur who helped usher in the concept of...