| Jan 27, 2011
Chaya Brasserie, the 27-year-old French-Japanese restaurant, closed for a week in November to freshen up the interior. And when the doors swung open again, it had a new menu and a new chef. Shigefumi Tachibe, corporate chef of the Chaya Group, which...
| Jan 20, 2011
2009 Domaine Diochon Moulin-à-Vent 'Cuvée Vieilles Vignes'
Now that all the folderol over Beaujolais Nouveau is long gone, we can start drinking the real stuff: cru Beaujolais. And this Moulin-à-Vent from Domaine Diochon's old vines is definitely...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 5, 2012
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Easter and Passover brunch and dinner ideas...
| Mar 16, 2012
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Flavor Flav, rapper and reality TV star, has a new take-out restaurant in Las Vegas: Flavor Flav's House of Flavor, which held its official grand opening Thursday....
| Mar 13, 2012
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Rapper and reality star Flavor Flav dishes on fried chicken, his new soul food restaurant in Las Vegas, Public Enemy’s next album and more....
| Oct 18, 2011
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Boston pitcher Jon Lester admitted Monday that he occasionally has had beer and fried chicken in the Red Sox clubhouse. But he also said that it had nothing to do with the Red Sox's collapse in September and that he is the victim of a "witch hunt."...
| Oct 22, 2011
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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...