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  • Underground supper club Xian Wei is for serious eaters

    Underground supper club Xian Wei is for serious eaters
    Name of restaurant: Xian Wei, though it's not really a restaurant but a private dinner series in someone’s home. Xian Wei means "flavor" in Chinese and is synonymous with the Japanese term umami. Concept: An underground supper club dedicated to...
  • Never fear, homemade processed cheese is here

    Never fear, homemade processed cheese is here
    You could say it started with the "Cheesepocalypse" — you know, all those stories about a Velveeta shortage that have had everyone in a tizzy. And with the Super Bowl on Sunday! But there's no need to worry. You can make it yourself — a...
  • Easy dinner recipes: 3 rich risotto dishes for gluten-free Wednesday

    Easy dinner recipes: 3 rich risotto dishes for gluten-free Wednesday
    Looking to cut a little gluten out of your diet? Even if you don't need to eliminate gluten from your diet entirely, it doesn't hurt to try it one day a week. And you can't go wrong with rich and creamy risotto. Check out these tempting options for...
  • The ultimate Valentine's Day 2014 restaurant guide

    The ultimate Valentine's Day 2014 restaurant guide
    Valentine's Day (Feb. 14, in case you didn't know) is next Friday, so if you and your sweetie are still thinking about dining out, here's a list of V-Day specials and prix-fixe menus from restaurants throughout Los Angeles. Reservations are probably going...
  • Wine of the Week: 2012 Doniene Bizkaiko Txakolina

    Wine of the Week: 2012 Doniene Bizkaiko Txakolina
    Crisp and nervy, this Txakolina from the Spanish Basque country has more depth than most and a welcome minerality. Scented with Key lime and jasmine, it ends on a slight bitter note, just enough to make you want to take another sip. A serious wine. Of...
  • Suzanne Goin, Anne Willan among finalists for IACP cookbook awards

    Suzanne Goin, Anne Willan among finalists for IACP cookbook awards
    Three Southern California authors are among the finalists for the International Assn. of Culinary Professionals’ annual cookbook awards. In the announcement Tuesday morning, Suzanne Goin was honored for “The A.O.C. Cookbook”, Anne...
  • Inexpensive, terrific wines for everyday dinners

    Inexpensive, terrific wines for everyday dinners
    What is a Tuesday Night Wine? A friend used the term one evening as we were sipping an expensive wine -- a dense, smoky Côte-Rôtie from the northern Rhone -- for a birthday celebration. Tuesday Night Wine was definitely not what we were drinking. Her...
  • 10 wines to drink with sushi

    10 wines to drink with sushi
    Not everybody loves sake, so the burning question is what else to drink with your sashimi or nigiri-zushi? You could opt for a fabulous vintage Champagne if you’re lucky enough to be dining at Urusawa and won’t mind the $400 per person tab....
  • Prosecco producers in Italy go after the Chinese thirst for sparkling wine

    Prosecco producers in Italy go after the Chinese thirst for sparkling wine
    Prosecco producers from Italy’s Veneto region are courting the Chinese market with a slick website--translated into Chinese. It’s a smart move to get in early as the Chinese wine market explodes. According to the Consortium for the...
  • Bollito misto, Italy's winter comfort dish, suits warm L.A. just fine

    <i>Bollito misto</i>, Italy's winter comfort dish, suits warm L.A. just fine
    OK, it's hardly bollito misto weather. But we can pretend. At least once every winter, I need to make the "mixed boiled meats" of northern Italy, one of the easiest and most festive meals I know. By rights, snow should be deep outside the window, but here...
  • Easy dinner recipes: Three soups in only 30 minutes

    Easy dinner recipes: Three soups in only 30 minutes
    When you're looking for something quick, warm and comforting, you can't go wrong with a bowl of soup. Each of these recipes contains only a handful of ingredients and comes together in no more than 30 minutes. Garlic soup with mussels: It's classic...