| Jul 20, 2011
| 5:30 PM
Reporting from Hershey, Pa.--
After more than a century, the town that chocolate built still makes its namesake confection and remains a candy lover's nirvana.
Billed as the "Sweetest Place on Earth," the company town has grown over the last century...
| May 12, 2011
Every time I'm in London, I somehow manage to find an excuse to eat at St. John Bar & Restaurant. That's a wonderful rustic restaurant for die-hard carnivores in northwest London from Fergus Henderson, author of the quirky but important cookbook "Nose...
| Feb 15, 2009
For cartoonists of a certain age, it used to be so simple. There was us, and there were the pigs: crony capitalists, clueless chauvinists and head-banging cops. For the capitalists, like Pat Oliphant's sloppy bankers or John Sherffius' morphing Wall...
| Nov 19, 2008
At most of the following establishments you'll receive a par-cooked turkey that will require about an hour or two in the oven when you get it home. Some, such as Sapphire and Blue on Blue, are also serving Thanksgiving dinner in the restaurant --...
| Feb 16, 2009
| 3:34 PM
Location: 8225 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles; (323) 655-6566; www.thejar.com
Ambience: Sleek contemporary chophouse with a crowd in attendance more for the smart cooking than any scene
Service: Amiable and attentive
Price: Appetizers, $7...
| Feb 16, 2009
| 4:33 PM
Location: 2454 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, (310) 586-1707; www.wilshirerestaurant.com.
Ambience: Contemporary American restaurant with a chic two-tier garden patio anchored by an outdoor bar at one end. The menu from chef...
| Aug 20, 2008
TWO "food dudes" -- laid-back, long-haired cooks who grew up in Florida and are culinary graduates of the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale -- make their way to California and end up at the late Chadwick in Beverly Hills working with Ben Ford and Govind...
| Aug 26, 2008
ANTIQUE STORES and thrift shops rule Magnolia Boulevard -- the main artery of Burbank's Magnolia Park neighborhood -- but that doesn't mean the area is stuck in a dusty past. Founded in 1923, the quarter roughly bounded by Hollywood Way on the west and...
| Apr 10, 2009
Los Angeles is a city rife with symbols of cultural evolution, or if you prefer, gentrification. (Take vast swaths of downtown, for example.) But nowhere is the contrast between L.A.'s anarchic rock 'n' roll past and its slick, upscale present thrown into...
| Aug 27, 2008
Though it's an American beer style that originated in the 19th century, you may never have heard of cream ale. But you probably won't have any trouble drinking it. It's fermented at warm temperatures, like an ale but then stored at cold temperatures the...
| Feb 13, 2008
Eleventh hour love:
Learn to prepare and present a three-course Valentine's dinner at this men's cooking class, with Beverly Hills Hotel director of food and beverage Robert Allen, featuring dishes such as roast beef tenderloin for two. 6 to 8 p.m....