| Jun 21, 2013
| 10:46 PM
Soccer--FIFA U-20 World Cup, Mexico vs. Greece, 9:45 a.m. (ESPN); Confederations Cup, Group A, Japan vs. Mexico, 1:30 p.m. (ESPN)
Auto Racing--Nationwide Series, Johnsonville Sausage 200 pole qualifying, 11 a.m. (ESPN2);...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Lately it seems like there's no L.A. neighborhood without a juice bar. They're expanding faster than you can say kale-avocado-cilantro-lemon-cucumber-caraway-jalapeno-celery smoothie. It's no wonder. Fans of juice -- the kind often made with a press and...
| Jun 12, 2013
I haven't been fishing with my dad since early high school. Yet every single time I cook or order fish, I think of my father. Reason being that fish and fishing always take center stage in his favorite stories. Overturned canoes, rainbow trout the size of...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 5:49 PM
When Empress Pavilion, a 25-year-old dim sum restaurant in Chinatown, announced it was being evicted, the reaction included plenty of nostalgia. Many Angelenos recalled marking life's successful moments and celebrating holidays in the 600-capacity...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Is an organic, raw, vegan, local, and alcohol-free dinner overkill? Scott Franklin Manning doesn’t think so.
He's the man behind The Locavoire, a 100% organic, vegan, local, raw, and alcohol-free dinner series.
Last year, Manning took a closer...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 11:48 AM
Mango, Avocado & Shrimp Salsa
Yield: 2 1/2 cups
1 ripe mango
1 bag (8 ounces) frozen fully cooked small shrimp (about 1 1/2 cups), thawed and finely chopped
1 fully ripened avocado, halved, pitted, peeled and finely diced
1/4 cup finely diced...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 7:56 AM
Florida mangoes, which are harvested May-October, are great in fruit salads, desserts, sauces, juices and chutneys. Take the sniff test before buying. Inhale the aroma of the mango near the stem end; it should be fragrant and fruity. Squeeze the fruit...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 10:56 PM
Mango chutney spices up fresh snapper in this easy, ethnic dish. I use a prepared mango chutney for this quick, 10-minute, recipe.
Ground cardamom gives this snapper an Indian flavor. It is called the queen of spices in India and has a mild, aromatic...
| May 29, 2013
Is anybody else excited by the lettuce options out there these days? My local supermarket offers bagged and boxed salads in more than a dozen combinations. However, it's the clamshell boxes of miniature heads of artisanal lettuces (often with their...
| May 22, 2013
| 11:23 AM
Hurricane season — or what we veterans call the season of Ziploc bags — begins June 1 and runs through Nov. 30. Look for the 2013 Hurricane Survival Guide in Sunday's Orlando Sentinel. It includes my advice on putting together a kitchen...
| May 13, 2013
| 10:42 AM
Who doesn't love a cucumber?
Picklers, slicers, green or yellow, smooth or bumpy, thin- or thick-skinned, chubby Kirbys, little cornichons, English, Japanese, Persian. Good thing then that with the impending heat comes cucumber season.
They peak with...