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  • Marylin Hudson dies at 76; book critic co-founded Round Table West

    Marylin Hudson dies at 76; book critic co-founded Round Table West
    A book club with a Hollywood sheen, the monthly literary luncheon known as Round Table West, took root in 1977 at a ballroom in the Ambassador Hotel and grew into the largest such gathering in the nation. Public relations executive Marylin Hudson was one...
  • The Review: Wolfgang's Steakhouse in Beverly Hills

    The Review: Wolfgang's Steakhouse in Beverly Hills
    "Well, hello," coos one of the svelte babes on either arm of an elegantly attired gentleman crossing the tongue of red carpet in front of Wolfgang's Steakhouse in Beverly Hills. A young manager in a suit is right there to greet the trio, sweeping them off...
  • L.A.'s new restaurants serve up a great year

    L.A.'s new restaurants serve up a great year
    Each year I keep a running log to track restaurants slated to open each month. When this January rolled around and I started my new list, I fully expected the pace of openings to slow to a trickle. That hasn't happened. Instead, despite the curdled...
  • Critic's Choice: Restaurants that help make every occasion special

    Critic's Choice: Restaurants that help make every occasion special
    Especially at this time of year, when relatives roll into town eager to live it up. It's fun to introduce them to L.A.'s ethnic dining scene, chase food trucks around town and stop in at the latest cutting-edge venues. But at some point, they may want...
  • The Review: Wolfgang Puck's WP24

    The Review: Wolfgang Puck's WP24
    The server eases the rectangular plate down on the glass coffee table. Here we go, I think, biting into a tiny pleated dumpling plumped with braised pork belly and slicked with black Chinese vinegar. A trace of chile oil, the melting tender pork, the...
  • Critic's Choice: Where to find great steaks

    Critic's Choice: Where to find great steaks
    The fellow I met at a holiday party had just one question for me: Where do you find a great steak in this part of the country? He grew up in Texas on grass-fed beef and complains he's never found a steak here with as much flavor. He's disappointed every...
  • The Oscar menu: Puck plans a small-plates party for the Governors Ball

    The Oscar menu: Puck plans a small-plates party for the Governors Ball
    After the Oscars, dessert will be served in 3-D at the Governors Ball this year. Spago pastry chef Sherry Yard has created an Austrian chocolate cake that resembles a staircase leading to a giant edible Oscar statuette that is iced in a way that makes...
  • Los Angeles' reflection in a plate

    Los Angeles' reflection in a plate
    Once every four years, always on Feb. 29, the downtown L.A. restaurant Border Grill becomes for an evening a reprise of City Restaurant, the La Brea Avenue dining room that launched its chefs, Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger, to fame 25 years ago....
  • L.A.'s revolution in dining

    L.A.'s revolution in dining
    I could practically hear the gentleman reader spluttering as he typed out his e-mail to me, complaining that a restaurant I'd recommended wasn't up to his idea of fine dining. No captain, he lamented. Rock music pounding! And the sommelier looked too...
  • Brandstatter brought the party to old Hollywood

    Brandstatter brought the party to old Hollywood
    Before Chasen's and the Brown Derby, way before Sam Nazarian or even Wolfgang Puck, the first restaurant guy who catered to Hollywood was Adolph "Eddie" Brandstatter. He had the "Brandstatter touch": one part dapper European suavity — he brought a...
  • Evening Land Vineyards' eccentric yet grounded vintner

    Evening Land Vineyards' eccentric yet grounded vintner
    Like most outsiders who get into the wine business, Mark Tarlov, the guiding force behind Evening Land Vineyards, had much to learn about the ins and outs of running a winery. So he surrounded himself with smart people, learned the lessons he needed to...