| Oct 27, 2012
Have you been to Tom Bergin's Tavern lately? No — not Molly Malone's, the pub with the bands; the other one on Fairfax, a few blocks south, with the Irish coffee and the old Bing Crosby vibe. Bergin's has been a fascinating place since Brandon...
| May 5, 2012
Dear SOS: I was recently in Atlanta visiting a friend. She took me to Highland Bakery, where I had the most delicious sweet potato pancakes. Can you please try to get the recipe? Thank you so much.
Dear Stacy: Fresh off...
| May 12, 2012
— At the village market, my friend Pepa buys a couple of small white fish, a handful of clams, a few shrimp. I ask what she's preparing. "Una sopa marinera, de pescado," she replies. A fish soup. Nothing fancy, no complications, just a simple home-...
| May 12, 2012
Total time: 1 hour
Note: For the stew, use a white fish such as cod or halibut.
1 1/2 pounds fish fillets
1 1/2 pounds boiling potatoes, peeled and quartered
1 quart water
1 onion, quartered
2 bay leaves
1/4 cup olive oil
| May 19, 2012
Forget Angry Birds. Your smartphone can be a powerful tool for improving your overall fitness if you give it half a chance.
Whether you're a couch potato looking to start an exercise routine or a veteran runner looking to cross-train, there's an app...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 10:01 AM
When the Stokes Purple sweet potato shows up in markets next week, it's hard to say what will be more intriguing: its look, with dramatically deep purple skin and flesh, its flavor or the mystery of its origins.
It was discovered in the United States...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 11:25 PM
You can't lose them all.
Mike Brown made one wonder whether it was possible over the season's first three games, nobody doing less with more than the Lakers coach.
Four potential Hall of Famers who had never played together meet the Princeton offense....
| Sep 8, 2012
Onion, potato and bacon topping
Total time: 45 minutes
Servings: 1 to 2
Note: The toppings should be warmed before being added to the frittata.
1/2 cup thinly sliced red onion
2 teaspoons butter
3 fingerling potatoes
3 slices thickly sliced...
| Sep 1, 2012
I remember the stories -- L.A. chefs renting fast cars and and doing a Michelin three-star restaurant blitz through France. Ten restaurants in five days. Wallowing in foie gras, truffles, baby lamb, Brittany lobsters and newborn vegetables. Not to mention...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 11:09 AM
Burger King seems to be getting its summer inspiration from Southern barbecue joints, with new menu items such as sweet potato fries, Memphis pulled-pork sandwiches and, to keep things interesting, bacon sundaes.
Summer options also include Whopper or...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 1:55 PM
SANTA YNEZ, Calif. — In recent months, there's been a new farm in town with the enigmatic name the Garden of ..... and an almost mystical reputation for superb quality. From lettuce to potatoes, everything that the owners, Shu and Debby Takikawa,...