| Oct 3, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Topchips microwave chip maker review: The Topchips microwave chip maker promises fresh, healthful potato chips, tortilla chips and other make-it-yourself snacks, but does it really work. Our review explains the pluses and minuses of the new product....
| Jan 30, 2011
| 9:32 PM
Best actress award winner Natalie Portmanâs strapless white Azzaro gown showed her baby bump off nicely as well as complemented her dark hair and bronzed skin. The new face of Miss Dior Cherie was made up in, what else? And......
| Nov 12, 2010
| 9:33 PM
Until Petros in Manhattan Beach blew onto the scene a few years ago, Greek restaurants in L.A. tended to be more in the folkloric vein, places like Taverna Tony in Malibu or Papa Cristos in L.A., where you could shop for Greek groceries and stay for an...
| Jul 1, 2010
The fatit hummus at Olive Tree is a dish of geological depth, a dip of distinct strata. Slicked across its top is a layer of yogurt puddled with olive oil and dusted with cumin and paprika. Pine nuts dot the surface like pale pebbles. Embedded in the warm...
| Mar 31, 2011
Among food-obsessed Angelenos, shawarma isn't as much a point of contention as, say, ramen or carne asada. At too many of the city's Levantine restaurants, flaccid, flavorless strands of meat pass as properly shaved shawarma almost without protest.
| Apr 28, 2011
Lunch is the meal of the proletariat. While the leisure class brunches, the worker bees among us grab that much-anticipated moment of down time that comes with the consumption of a hearty sandwich, plate of meat or lightly dressed salad that is known to...
| Dec 2, 2010
Alex Sarkissian is a natural. I've rarely encountered a restaurateur so relaxed and engaging, whether he's chatting with neighborhood regulars or checking on a table of newcomers. He moves around Momed, his 6-month-old eastern Mediterranean cafe, like...
| Mar 17, 2011
The stuffed grape leaves at Jasmine Mediterranean Restaurant in Anaheim deserve your complete attention. First: These are unapologetically lemony, in a way that says, "Hello! I am not in any way trying to calm myself down for middle-of-the-road taste...
| Aug 4, 2011
The sign in Café Glacé's all-glass storefront says "Persian pizza." Now, if you were a canny Los Angeles food explorer, you'd probably suspect that this was an awkward translation of some traditional Persian dish. Maybe, you'd think, you will discover...
| Dec 1, 2011
The menu at Kentro Greek Kitchen might as well be a manifesto. The downtown Fullerton restaurant is practically revolutionary, a stereotype-smashing example of what a Greek restaurant can and should be. Here there are no azure murals of the Aegean, no...
| May 12, 2011
Sometimes, you cannot conceive of how much love can be cooked into a falafel. Many falafel are sad, desiccated creatures made from powdered mix; it's the rare place that makes falafel from fresh ingredients. But Habayit Restaurant's falafel are beyond...