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  • Wine dealer accused of fraud that drove up prices worldwide

    Wine dealer accused of fraud that drove up prices worldwide
    NEW YORK — Wine expert Michael Egan eyed the six bottles of purported 1966 Montrachet sitting at the front of the courtroom. "They wouldn't look out of place in the urology department at Mt. Sinai," Egan said as he noted the cloudy liquid's sickly...
  • High-living wine collector who ran fake factory convicted of fraud

    High-living wine collector who ran fake factory convicted of fraud
    NEW YORK -- A federal jury convicted a former high-living wine collector of fraud Wednesday for using his Los Angeles home as a fake wine factory and running a counterfeit operation that prosecutors said victimized wine drinkers, collectors, and producers...
  • Easy dinner recipes: Three tempting ideas for seafood fans

    Easy dinner recipes: Three tempting ideas for seafood fans
    Love seafood? Simple to make, these hearty dishes come together quickly, whether you're planning for company or fixing a weeknight dinner for family.  Halibut and shimeji baked in parchment: Top halibut with cooked mushrooms, wrap it in parchment and...
  • L'Assiette to open in February, serving steak frites and only steak frites

    L'Assiette to open in February, serving steak frites and only steak frites
    L'Assiette is the new restaurant that's expected to open in February in the space that currently houses Colonial Wine Bar (and before that All'Angelo) on Melrose Avenue. L'Assiette owner Jacques Fiorentino plans on serving just one thing, and that's the...
  • Wine collector is convicted of fraud

    Wine collector is convicted of fraud
    NEW YORK — He was the onetime golden boy of the Los Angeles wine scene, but Rudy Kurniawan's life as a high-profile collector of rare vintages ended Wednesday when a jury convicted him of fraud for operating a fake wine factory and selling...
  • 10 gifts sure to satisfy the wine lover on your list

    10 gifts sure to satisfy the wine lover on your list
    Shopping for the wine lover on your list is always tricky -- you're never sure which bottle they already have or have already dismissed. Coastal Pinot Noir would have been perfect last year, but now they're back into Beaujolais. Here are some ideas that...
  • Easy dinner recipes: Savory bread pudding and other one-dish ideas

    Easy dinner recipes: Savory bread pudding and other one-dish ideas
    If you're looking for a comforting dish to keep you warm on a chilly night, you can't go wrong with a savory bread pudding or gratin. (Hint: They also make great dishes if you're planning ahead for your Christmas meal!) CHANTERELLE-SAGE BREAD PUDDING:...
  • For an oyster-and-craft-beer hot date, Portsmouth in Whittier

    For an oyster-and-craft-beer hot date, Portsmouth in Whittier
    Name of restaurant: Portsmouth, named for is seafood-heavy menu. Concept: A very unpretentious neighborhood oyster bar with a dozen lightish local craft beers and an easy-drinking wine list, all meant to enhance the fresh seafood. Hip playlist too....
  • A delicious dozen of our favorite cookbooks from 2013

    A delicious dozen of our favorite cookbooks from 2013
    There’s a beautifully photographed book documenting the cuisine of one of the cutting-edge chefs in California. And there’s a wonderfully written one about growing up hungry in the Soviet Union.  There are primers on French pastry and on...
  • Where to eat on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

    Where to eat on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
    Looking for restaurants that are open on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day? Have a cocktail and roasted chestnuts before finishing all your last-minute gift wrapping. Or celebrate Christmas Eve with La Vigilia, also known as the Feast of the Seven Fishes,...
  • New Year's Eve 2013 in L.A. area: Where to ring in the new year, then recover

    New Year's Eve 2013 in L.A. area: Where to ring in the new year, then recover
    Where will you be ringing in 2014? Here's our guide to what's happening around town New Year's Eve and where you can recover the day after.  Allumette is having a retro redux New Year's with a menu inspired by 60s grand continental cuisine. Dishes...