| Oct 23, 2013
| 4:58 PM
New French cafe and creperie Chez Antoine is now open in Highland Park, sandwiched between a bike shop and a vacant storefront.
Edith Piaf's "La Vie En Rose" can be heard above the chatter of Eastside hipsters sitting on the small outdoor patio.
| Sep 30, 2013
| 11:22 AM
If you are trying to cut down on the amount of wine you drink, choose a narrow glass, the experts say. And in this case, the experts are researchers, not bartenders.
Drinking from a wide glass or pouring the wine while you hold the glass both might...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Pork Belly's, the newly opened sandwich shop in Venice, is joining the food truck scene. The restaurant, known for its thick sliced pork belly sandwiches, sloppy Joes, sloppy tater tots and fried pickles, will be dishing out its signature dishes from...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 2:09 PM
When I was first learning about wine, British wine writer Hugh Johnson’s “The World Atlas of Wine” was my bible. He’s an erudite and engaging writer, pouring decades of wine knowledge into succinct paragraphs that place each...
| Oct 11, 2013
If you're like most people, Monday evening means recovering from the most grueling day of the workweek. Late meetings, clogged freeways and kids who still need to be picked up from soccer practice — who can afford to think about eating out?
| Oct 23, 2013
| 4:11 PM
L.A. Times restaurant critic Jonathan Gold will lead a conversation with New York-based French chef Daniel Boulud during a Live Talks Los Angeles event Thursday. Boulud -- owner of restaurants in New York, Miami, Palm Beach, London, Toronto and Singapore,...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 7:05 AM
October #Unprocessed is back. Are you taking the challenge?
For the fourth year in a row, Santa Monica food writer Andrew Wilder of the blog Eating Rules is challenging America to change its eating habits for the month of October. The goal? Ditch the...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 6:00 AM
"Fifty Shades of Grey" author E.L. James is launching a collection of wines inspired by her racy novels. Apparently the author has a thing for wine-making as well as inducing housewives around the world to swoon for a fictional Christian Grey with a...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 10:03 AM
Sometimes it doesn't get better than a comforting bowl of soup. Check out these ideas for rich and hearty vegetarian one-dish meals:
If you're craving a bowl of rich mushroom soup, this recipe delivers. No less than a pound of cremini mushrooms are...
| Sep 28, 2013
At a new restaurant, I check out the bar not so much for the cocktails but to see what the menu is like and take in the scene from a bird's-eye perch. I actually love to eat at the bar, a great choice on the later side, or even the earlier. And it's...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 8:29 AM
A new study is touting the cancer-fighting benefits of a compound found in red wine -- but it's not exactly a license to drink.
Dr. Michael Nicholl, an assistant professor of surgery at the University of Missouri, is exploring new ways to use the...