| Dec 30, 2012
MOSCOW — On New Year's Eve, dining-room tables across Russia will be covered with a mosaic of glittering red caviar, piroshki, marinated mushrooms, beet salad and herring. Chilled vodka bottles and Champagne flutes will tower over the dishes,...
| May 14, 2013
| 7:00 PM
There they'll stand — the Roman amphitheater of Aspendos, the tomb of the Sufi poet Rumi, the ruins of the Assyrian city of Nimrud, the ancient Armenian church of Akdamar and a dozen other wonders, all splendid in the Southern California sun.
| May 16, 2013
| 12:00 PM
This year I think we’ll break our Father's Day habit of staying close to home and take my husband to the Addiction Bistro, a little café on La Cienega Boulevard that serves burgers and sausages, chili and ice cream.
I found the Addiction Bistro...
| May 9, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Sriracha has hit Plan Check Kitchen and Bar in West L.A. If you thought it was good on ice cream or as a lollipop, what about Sriracha leather? Chef Ernesto Uchimura is putting a slice of Sriracha leather on his new SS PCB burger along with his regular...
| Apr 27, 2013
Call me old-fashioned, but I am not a fan of the current trend wherein bacon, avocado and other ingredients normally considered staples of savory cooking are used to make desserts, instead of, say, a BLT. The only exception to this rule, and it's an...
| Apr 27, 2013
1 hour, plus setting times. Serves 8
1/2 pound bittersweet chocolate, preferably 70% Cordillera
2 tablespoons corn syrup
2 tablespoons brandy
1/4 pound (1 stick) plus 2 tablespoons butter, cubed
1. Cut the chocolate into 2-...
| Apr 27, 2013
Olive oil gelato
1 hour, plus refrigerating and freezing times. Serves 8
6 extra-large egg yolks
1/4 cup cornstarch
3 cups whole milk
3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar
1/4 cup nonfat dry milk powder
2 tablespoons light corn syrup
| Apr 7, 2013
COLONIA DEL SACRAMENTO, Uruguay — Straddling the crest of a sand dune, my back to the Atlantic Ocean, I watched a Uruguayan boy net fish in a river lagoon. He waded through the chest-high water, dragging behind him the reflection of the setting sun....
| Dec 19, 2011
| 9:36 PM
Apple landed a potentially major win against HTC win on Monday after the U.S. International Trade Commission ruled in its favor and found that some of HTC's Android smartphones and tablets violated one of its patents. In its ruling on the patent dispute...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Samsung said Tuesday that upgrades to Google's new Android Ice Cream Sandwich operating system are due early next year for its line-up of Galaxy smartphones and tablets. That should be welcome news to owners of Galaxy devices who might feel a bit behind...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Samsung on Friday confirmed that the original Galaxy S phones and Galaxy Tab tablets won't receive upgrades to the latest version of Google's Android operating system, Ice Cream Sandwich....