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  • Here's a secret about Whittier: It's ascending as a great food city

    Here's a secret about Whittier: It's ascending as a great food city
    Until now, Whittier's blossoming restaurant scene filled with contemporary regional Mexican food, craft beer and oyster bars, serious gastropub fare and original puffy tacos was L.A. County’s best-kept secret. But it’s time to stop being...
  • Shocking: The French are drinking flavored wines (red lollipop! peach!) and loving them

    Shocking: The French are drinking flavored wines (red lollipop! peach!) and loving them
    The French have gotten into fruit-flavored wines in a big way. As if news of declining consumption of wine overall wasn't enough, drinkers in France are snatching up bottles of rosé pamplemousse (grapefruit-flavored rosé) and rosé mandarin or black...
  • 'True Detective' music: 10 other great songs by the Handsome Family

    'True Detective' music: 10 other great songs by the Handsome Family
    Musically speaking, one of the best parts of the breakout success of “True Detective” is the window it opens into the world of the Handsome Family. The husband-wife duo of Brett and Rennie Sparks composed “Far From Any Road,”...
  • U.S. wine exports uncork record revenue for fourth straight year

    U.S. wine exports uncork record revenue for fourth straight year
    SACRAMENTO -- Wine exports from the United States, mainly from California, generated a record high revenue of $1.55 billion in 2013, the Wine Institute reported. It was the fourth record in a row for foreign sales when ranked by value, the San Francisco...
  • Wine review: 2011 David Sterza Valpolicella Classico Superiore Ripasso

    Wine review: 2011 David Sterza Valpolicella Classico Superiore Ripasso
    From the David Sterza winery in the village of Fumane outside Valpolicella comes this vibrant Valpolicella Classico Ripasso. When Sterza inherited the family estate in 1998, he opted not to sell the grapes, as his family had done for generations, but to...
  • Seven great things to eat in San Francisco -- and one in Oakland

    Seven great things to eat in San Francisco -- and one in Oakland
    The San Francisco restaurant scene is sizzling. So many new openings, so many worthy older places to eat. Here's a quick guide to some gorgeous bites up north. Oxtail and chickpea fritters at Alta CA in Mid-Market. The casual new restaurant from...
  • Planning your trip to Rioja, Spain

    Planning your trip to Rioja, Spain
    THE BEST WAY TO BILBAO, SPAIN From LAX, Air France, Lufthansa and British offer connecting service (change of plane) to Bilbao. Restricted round-trip fares range from $1109 to $1,480, including fees and taxes. Haro is about an hour's drive south of...
  • In Northern Spain, linger in La Rioja

    In Northern Spain, linger in La Rioja
    HARO, Spain — Given the hours spent oozing along roads in L.A., you’d think my ideal vacation would not include driving. Zooming around the Arc de Triomphe in Paris? Dodging Fiats and Ferraris in Rome? Not for me. But tooling down...
  • Adding olive oil to California's salad

    Adding olive oil to California's salad
    ARTOIS, Calif. — Nestled in a corner of the Sacramento Valley known for its rice, almonds and walnuts, densely packed rows of manicured olive trees stretch toward the horizon. This 1,700-acre spread is the domain of California Olive Ranch, an...
  • Snow polo for China's 1%

    Snow polo for China's 1%
    TIANJIN, China — Next to buffet tables groaning with spare ribs and stir-fried noodles, the Buenos Aires Marching Band — splendid in red, white and blue regalia — tuned up for their halftime performance at the Snow Polo World Cup 2014....
  • Easy dinner recipes: Three pasta dishes in 30 minutes or less

    Easy dinner recipes: Three pasta dishes in 30 minutes or less
    Dinner doesn't get much more simple than a bowl of pasta, but why serve it with a plain old red sauce? Get creative with these recipe options. Each features a handful of ingredients, and the dishes come together in 30 minutes or less! Napoli's capellini...