| Dec 3, 2012
| 6:24 AM
The days of steady rain that have soaked the Los Angeles area are expected to end as showers give way to sunny skies....
| May 10, 2012
| 4:39 PM
China warned its nationals against traveling to the Philippines, canceled tours and raised trade barriers on imported pineapples and banana as the chest thumping over disputed fishing grounds in the South China Sea grew louder....
| Jul 24, 2012
| 12:22 PM
Perhaps you're wondering what to do with all the zucchini turning up in the markets about now. 'Tis the season for zucchini, and a great way to make use of it is to add it to breads and other baked goods....
| Jul 30, 2012
| 8:02 AM
5 Questions for Sam Choy...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Prized for its rich, earthy flavor (there are notes of cinnamon, nutmeg and cardamom, along with a little heat) and floral bouquet, the long pepper was all but forgotten by the West for centuries. But it's making a comeback -- now available beyond...
| Apr 22, 2012
HANALEI, Hawaii — It's a warm Tuesday afternoon on Kauai and tourists are lining up — just a few at first, then a dozen or so. Finally more than 100 have gathered, waiting patiently. They're not here to swim with dolphins, snorkel in turquoise...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 8:10 PM
Nancy Howell has been at Ocean View Farms community garden in Mar Vista since it opened in 1977. She grows crops common to many plots -- artichokes, squash and beans. However, one neat planting box contains something strikingly exotic: pineapple.
| Jun 9, 2012
To the rational mind, the notion of willingly depriving oneself of food for days on end seems illogical, at best. Basic biology, after all, dictates that calories are necessary to sustain everyday functioning and that low levels of, say, iron or potassium...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 1:05 PM
Starbucks is opening a hi-tech juice-making facility in Rancho Cucamonga next year that the company said will quadruple the production and distribution capacity of its Evolution Fresh business.
The 260,000-square-foot factory will create 160...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Jamba Juice is about to live up to its name.
The Bay Area company is best known for smoothies such as Mango-a-Go-Go and Razzmatazz. But starting Thursday, it’s throwing the blender at fresh-squeezed juices and expanding its current lineup of...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 5:16 PM
The hand that once wrote about daily NBA schedules on a greaseboard in the Lakers' locker room now composes daily specials on a surfboard propped against a sunset-colored truck.
Kona Sunset Shrimp Tacos, two for $7.
The distinctive voice that once...