| Jun 23, 2013
THE BEST WAY TO SOUTHEAST ALASKA
From LAX, Alaska and Delta offer connecting service (change of plane) to Bellingham, Wash.
Restricted round-trip airfares begin at $238. Alaska offers connecting service (change of plane) to Ketchikan and Juneau,...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Barely a year after overhauling his upscale downtown Water Grill eatery to make it more appealing to young diners, restaurateur Sam King is launching a second Water Grill location in Santa Monica next month.
The new establishment is currently rising out...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Restaurant: Cho Mak, which is Korean for a traditional hut with a thatched roof. Concept: Casual Hanjeongshik (traditional Korean meals) in a K-town strip mall with fresh seafood and a bunch of banchan (side dishes). The seafood comes in three main...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 7:19 AM
The Mitsuwa Gourmet Food Fair, a four-day food fest that opened Thursday and runs through Sunday, occupies a relatively narrow swath through the Mitsuwa Japanese mega-market in Torrance, but the number of street snacks to eat and food items to buy is...
| Mar 16, 2013
I'm a longtime fan of wines from the Alsace estate Zind-Humbrecht, which can trace its wine growing history back to the Thirty Years' War in the 17th century.
Who wouldn't covet any of their stunning grand crus? But a Tokay Pinot Gris from Clos Saint...
| 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 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 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 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 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....