| Jun 10, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Print-your-own chocolate bar wrapper: On Saturday, Compartés chocolatier Jonathan Grahm and printmaker Christina Carroll are teaming up to teach a class on how to print your own chocolate bar wrapper. Attendees will learn about the fundamentals of the...
| May 26, 2013
The best way to Boracay, Philippines
From LAX, Philippine Airlines offers nonstop service to Manila, and All Nippon Airways, JAL, Cathay Pacific, Asiana, Delta, Korean, Hawaiian, Air China, Singapore and Malaysia offer connecting service (change of...
| May 25, 2013
Southern California is all about long summer evenings warm enough to linger over dinner. A meal enjoyed outside or, better yet, near the water seems to taste even better and becomes a delightful respite after a day spent chasing down phone calls, tweets,...
| May 22, 2013
| 7:00 AM
There were a lot of startling statistics that came out of the seafood discussions at the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Sustainable Foods Institute last week. Did you know that more than 90% of the fish we eat is imported? How about the fact that more than...
| May 10, 2013
Fishermen selling their own catch at Southern California farmers markets are vanishing. An attractive alternative is Community Seafood, a "community-supported fishery" that started selling last Sunday at the Santa Monica Main Street farmers market....
| May 8, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Mother's Day is Sunday, and if you're wondering where to celebrate with Mom, here are 24 restaurants offering options such as free Champagne with brunch, blueberry French toast, squash blossom enchiladas and, of course, the bottomless mimosa.
| May 3, 2013
| 8:38 AM
No places matches the breadth and depth of Mexican restaurants we have in Southern California, except Mexico City itself – and maybe not even there. You can find the cooking of almost every region in the country here, crafted at street-corner taco...
| May 2, 2013
| 1:30 PM
The seafood is safe to eat and the Gulf of Mexico tourism industry is recovering three years after the nation’s worst offshore oil spill spewed more than 200 million gallons of crude oil into the waters off Louisiana. But despite that BP-sponsored...
| May 1, 2013
| 5:35 PM
If you go fishing with dynamite, you’re bound to get lucky. One diner at chef-owner David LeFevre’s new Manhattan Beach seafood restaurant, Fishing With Dynamite, shucked into fortune on opening night when he found a tiny pearl in his clam....
| Apr 30, 2013
| 2:07 PM
More than 4,000 oyster tags cover two walls at Connie & Ted's, the soon-to-open West Hollywood seafood restaurant from Providence chef-owner Michael Cimarusti. Many of them are ones Cimarusti has collected over several years, Cryovac-ing them in plastic...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 2:49 PM
Which wine should you serve with oysters? For the most part, I’ll confess, my immediate answer is: "Yes."
Really, when you’re eating oysters, it’s the shellfish that comes first. But the wine matters too. And so Jon Rowley and Taylor...