| Jul 24, 2012
| 12:10 PM
McDonald’s customers love their chicken served small, in quick-delivery format such as McNuggets and McBites. Which may make their newest test -- deep-fried chicken wings -- such a no-brainer.
Several McDonald’s restaurants in Atlanta are...
| Feb 16, 2012
Montalcino enjoyed a very good vintage in 2009, and this pretty Rosso di Montalcino from Tenute Silvio Nardi shows why. Bright and youthful, with a taste of dark cherries and spice, this junior Brunello makes delicious drinking now — or a few...
| Feb 16, 2012
You may have had a moment in your life — a lot of Angelenos have — when your understanding of sushi completely transformed. Before, all you knew was big crass Americanized sushi rolls — you know, the kind with fried stuff and spicy...
| Mar 1, 2012
I once had a friend in Paris who assiduously followed neighborhood bistros' plats du jour (daily specials) around town. And when I first moved into the arrondissement, he presented me with a scribbled crib sheet of his favorite dishes, which night they...
| Jul 28, 2012
Dear SOS: The Moroccan chicken soup at Cayenne Restaurant on Beverly Boulevard is absolutely delicious and unlike any other chicken soup I've ever had. It is so good that I find it takes great effort for me to order anything else from the menu. Can you...
| Aug 11, 2012
Few of us have deep pockets anymore (and most of us never had them at all). If Nebbiolo is your game, you can still find some bargains in Piedmont, most notably the Barbaresco normale from the best little cooperative in Italy, Produttori del Barbaresco....
| Oct 22, 2011
| 4:32 PM
This week's Culinary SOS comes to us from Courtney Lockwood in Santa Monica: A relatively new cafe in Mar Vista, the Curious Palate, makes a wonderful chicken salad with almonds, dried cranberries, scallions and Rocky Jr. chicken. It is the best chicken...
| May 12, 2011
Dear SOS: An all-time favorite of my entire family is Massaman curry (with chicken) from Cholada Thai in Thousand Oaks.
All of the dishes that we have tried are wonderful, but Massaman curry is a staple for us. I would love to have the recipe for this...
| May 26, 2011
Korean fried chicken (Yangnyeom dak)
Total time: 1 hour, 10 minutes
Servings: 4 to 6
Our recipes, your kitchen: If you try this or any other recipe from the L.A. Times Test Kitchen, we would like to know about it so we can...
| Nov 30, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Just next door to Talesai on Sunset Boulevard, owner Kris Yenbamroong is busily assembling communal tables, hanging art and installing a bar for his new venture, Night Market. Set to soft-open on Thursday, "Night Market's menu won't be anything like......
| Dec 6, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Here's your Malibu-Barbie Monday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: -- Ho ho ho: Here's an early lump of coal for the holidays. Gas prices have soared to the highest average level in two years and are on......