9 months ago | Delis
For more than three decades, the Lovi family has operated successful mom-and-pop-style delis in the San Fernando and Conejo Valleys. With their latest venture, though, they’re launching something new: upscale deli dining. Opening Monday, Lovi’s De...
10 months ago | Restaurant Openings & Closings
A crowd has been gathering most mornings at one end of a nondescript, old-school strip mall in Woodland Hills. It doesn’t seem like a promising spot for destination dining – but that’s exactly what’s going on, with people in the area lining up for...
10 months ago | Cookbooks
Two-time James Beard Award-winning author Karen Page has written an impressive follow-up to her classic, The Flavor Bible. This time, she turns her attention to plant-based cooking in The Vegetarian Flavor Bible. The 554-page tome (with photos by ...
11 months ago | California Cuisine
Named for the original owner, Jeannine’s started out selling cookies and muffins in a little bakery on upper State Street in downtown Santa Barbara. That eventually grew to three restaurants serving a full breakfast and lunch menu. ...
11 months ago | Holidays
When you think of Food Network’s The Pioneer Woman — real name Ree Drummond — Yom Kippur probably isn't the first thing that comes to mind. After all, Drummond and her family live on a large cattle ranch in Oklahoma, where much of her cookin...
11 months ago | Cooking
Love to cook but hate shopping? These days, there are a lot of options to having groceries delivered. But what if you want to go a step further and, say, have someone else plan a recipe, gather all the ingredients and do much of the prep work? Tha...