Erin Lyall

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  • 1 year ago | Alcohol & Spirits

    Ten years ago, a list of great happy hours in Koreatown would be strictly Korean: smoke-filled, dark bars full of steaming hot pots of tofu, kimchi pancakes and shots of soju. No longer. Los Angeles' Koreatown now is a hodgepodge of old-school Kor...

  • 1 year ago | L.A. Restaurants

    There's a new kid in Culver City, nestled in snugly on Main Street amid the taverns and restaurants that make up the area's burgeoning food scene. The Wallace was opened over the weekend by husband-and-wife team Michael and Carol Teich: She runs t...

  • 1 year ago | Holidays

    Looking for a special something for your food-oriented family members this time of year? Avoid the crush at Sur La Table, quell the urge to stick a restaurant gift certificate in an envelope -- a whole slew of companies have popped up with food-re...

  • 1 year ago | Pasta

    They look like mean, inhospitable creatures, surrounded by spiny quills like some kind of underwater hedgehog. But once cracked open, sea urchins yield one of the great delicacies of the sea, pure ocean essence that is slightly rich on the tongue....

  • 1 year ago | Alcohol & Spirits

    Did you know the USDA got rid of the food pyramid? Yup, they've replaced it with a "food plate" (how utterly boring). And half of that plate, they advise, is supposed to be full of fruits and vegetables -- about 2 to 3 cups of produce per adult, p...

  • 1 year ago | Interviews

    What happens when you pair red winemaking techniques with white wine grapes? Orange wine. In colors ranging from light gold to amber pumpkin, it's the perfect way to toast the fall season. Even better, orange wine can pair with anything from beef ...