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  • A look back at some memorable restaurant meals

    A look back at some memorable restaurant meals
    It's impossible to capture the delights and terrors of a year of eating out in Los Angeles in a single short list. Some meals I'd rather forget, thank you. But others, the ones that yielded dishes that are still fresh and vibrant in memory, are the ones...
  • Catherine Malandrino Maison opens in Los Angeles

    Catherine Malandrino Maison opens in Los Angeles
    Catherine Malandrino wants you to feel at home. The French-born designer, known for her feminine, ultra-wearable designs, has opened a 6,000-square-foot boutique on La Cienega Boulevard that evokes the look and feel of a breezy California manse....
  • Important dates in modern coffee connoisseurship

    1940s American coffee roasters start blending cheap Robusta beans, high in caffeine but low in flavor, with their traditional Arabica coffee. The vast majority of Americans are brewing canned ground coffee in percolators. 1947 Giovanni Achille Gaggia...
  • As American as Apple Pan

    In the shadow of the Westside Pavilion in West L.A. stands a tiny building that houses a world. People come there for burgers and pie, and they keep coming back because something about the place is magnetic. They can't stay away. The people who work...
  • Artisans of the roast

    A great cup of coffee starts with great beans. As recently as 10 years ago, finding good whole bean coffee usually meant seeking out the little gourmet shops that imported it, finding a Peet's or Illy store -- or having an Italian (or Guatemalan)...
  • Times Food Editor Russ Parsons: The new coffee connoisseur

    Times Food Editor Russ Parsons: The new coffee connoisseur
    IT was bound to happen sooner or later; I suppose the only wonder is that it took so long. After dinner a couple of weeks ago, a friend asked me for a cup of coffee. And that's when I realized I had no earthly idea how to make one. I'm 51 years old and...
  • Chat with California Cook columnist Russ Parsons

    2007-07-19 13:02:20.0 Administrator2: Hi and welcome to the chat! Feel free to submit your questions for Russ Parsons! 2007-07-19 13:03:00.0 Peaches: I can't cook 2007-07-19 13:03:02.0 Peaches: I need something quick and easy to fix for a late supper...
  • It's just you and your barista at Intelligentsia Venice

    It's just you and your barista at Intelligentsia Venice
    You've dropped in for an espresso. Your own private barista greets you at the door and guides you to a custom-made, walnut-and-steel espresso-making station, tricked out with a swivel base and hydraulics for raising and lowering the attached grinder....
  • Recipe: Chocolate cupcakes

    Recipe: Chocolate cupcakes
    Total time: 50 minutes Servings: 20 standard cupcakes Note: Dutch process cocoa refers to a treatment whereby the cocoa is treated with alkali (alkali neutralizes cocoa's natural acidity); this cocoa can be found at cooking and baking stores as well...
  • Recipe: Hickory-smoked brisket with Southwestern barbecue sauce

    Recipe: Hickory-smoked brisket with Southwestern barbecue sauce
      Hickory-smoked brisket with Southwestern barbecue sauce Total time: 2 hours, plus 5 to 6 hours smoking time Servings: 6 to 8 Note: This recipe calls for hickory chips and the use of a smoker, or a charcoal grill converted to a smoker. Hickory...
  • Restaurant review: LA Mill Coffee Boutique in Silver Lake

    Restaurant review: LA Mill Coffee Boutique in Silver Lake
    The server asks the two of us about coffee. We look at each other knowing there's no question -- we're going with the siphon, a Japanese contraption for brewing coffee that looks straight out of a chemistry lab. I love the magic-show of it, the moment...