| Jan 31, 2013
| 12:48 PM
Since launching in March, Taco Bell's Doritos Locos Tacos have become the company’s most successful new product.
Now, Doritos will see if the appeal goes both ways by launching chips in a “Taco Bell” flavor.
The chips are to be...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 9:36 AM
No need for booze: Disappointed devotees of the losing San Francisco 49ers can drown their Super Bowl sorrows in free Jell-O Pudding.
The Kraft brand said it will send thousands of cups gratis to the city by the bay on Tuesday to help soothe...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 10:55 AM
Fast-food giants McDonald’s and Pizza Hut are thinking small after the Super Bowl, with new menu offerings that take after the small plates, tapas and portion-controlled craze.
McDonald’s this week is adding seafood for the first time to its...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Early bird today gets the pancakes. A stack of them. For free from IHOP.
And it's all in the name of charity. The restaurant chain is trying to encourage diners taking advantage of the complimentary meal to donate $3 million to the Children’s...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 10:27 AM
An uproar in China over the safety of chicken sold at KFC “has been longer lasting and more impactful than we ever imagined,” according to the chief executive of parent company Yum Brands.
But even after a “sharp sales decline”...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 1:04 PM
The restaurants at Disney's new Aulani hotel in Hawaii are expensive and limited, unless you like fine-dining food and prices at every meal.
The $800-million Aulani in Ko Olina on leeward-side Oahu had a soft opening in late August with an official grand...
| Aug 5, 2010
Pull up in front of the new Red O on Melrose and, before deigning to take your car, a valet in an embroidered guayabera and natty straw hat will lean into the window to ask, politely, if you've got a reservation. It's Mozza all over again. No reservation,...
| Feb 10, 2011
Ricardo Diaz is on his way to building a culinary empire with Mexican restaurants that innately reflect the attitudes and fluctuations of the Angeleno appetite.
Three years ago, Diaz and his in-laws opened Cook's Tortas in Monterey Park. There, sturdy,...
| Sep 2, 2010
The first Los Angeles Times Celebration of Food & Wine brings together some of the biggest names in L.A. dining for a day of cooking demonstrations, panel discussions and, of course, a smorgasbord of tasty treats that will keep foodies sated. The one-...
| Apr 29, 2010
The closing of the Pasadena Playhouse must have been a blow to the new Elements Kitchen right next door. Chef-owner Onil Chibás had to have been counting on business from theatergoers as part of his business plan. But shortly after the renovations were...
| Dec 8, 2011
"Mission Street Food: Recipes and Ideas From an Improbable Restaurant" is as much a book with which to spend a few hours on the couch as it is a book that inspires your next meal. And it'd be an entertaining few hours.
The book tells the story of Mission...