| Sep 28, 2013
| 10:57 AM
The event: Mariska Hargitay, who stars as Det. Olivia Benson on "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" and is founder of the Joyful Heart Foundation, hosted a fundraiser on Thursday for the nonprofit — which assists survivors of domestic violence and...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 8:08 PM
Frederick County chef Bryan Voltaggio missed out on his shot at "Top Chef" redemption Wednesday, losing to California restaurateur Douglas Keane on the season finale of "Top Chef Masters."
Voltaggio was a contestant in season six of Bravo's "Top Chef"...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 4:38 PM
An upgraded Tom Bradley International Terminal at LAX opened to the public Wednesday, the result of a $2-billion phase in the airport's modernization plan to install new technology, gates and more than 60 shops and eateries. The grand opening unveiled...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 2:11 PM
What's Crab Cake 2013? Ask Michael Voltaggio, who puts it this way: "This Sunday a few Maryland natives will give a lot of people crabs while raising some money for the L.A. Mission."
In other words, it's an old-fashioned end-of-summer crab boil to...
| Mar 17, 2012
Have you ever noticed that all of a sudden it seems that almost every restaurant you walk into is serving the same dish? Burrata salad, braised pork belly, pig's ears in some form, short ribs—and some version of Nancy Silverton's butterscotch...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 3:57 PM
Michael Voltaggio will make an appearance at the Universal Appliance and Kitchen Center in Studio City Sept. 7 for a book signing and cooking demonstration. The event will take place from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. with a cooking demonstration at 1:30 p.m. and a...
| Aug 24, 2013
What if we scheduled a food festival that starts with the chef of Bon Appetit's best new restaurant in America, Alma's Ari Taymor, and added the chef of Jonathan Gold's best restaurant in Southern California, Providence's Michael Cimarusti? What if we...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 3:18 PM
Last year, Baltimore's "Ace Of Cakes" star Duff Goldman added more layers to his rising confectionary empire, founding Charm City Cakes West and Duff's Cake Mix in Los Angeles.
Strategically centered near the world's most prominent movie and...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 2:35 PM
Chef Michael Voltaggio said working at the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank was a humbling reminder that too many people in Los Angeles go to bed hungry each night because they don't have enough food.
The chef-owner at Ink was among dozens of L.A. chefs,...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 12:43 PM
"Eat Drink Love," Bravo TV's new reality show about five females who "claw their way to the top of the male-dominated Los Angeles food scene," premiered Sunday night. Being a female in the L.A. food industry, of course I watched.
The show chronicles the...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Restaurants are in full bloom for summer. Here are some of the latest deals and restaurant happenings.
Live & Dine L.A.: Tickets are still available to the 11th annual Live & Dine L.A., a culinary extravaganza that celebrates L.A.’s best chefs and...