4 hours ago | Contests and Awards
The annual traveling Cochon 555 competition, which pits chefs in major U.S. cities against each other in a nose-to-tail cook off using farm-raised heritage-breed pigs, arrives in L.A. this weekend. Last year, L.A.'s chef Ray Garcia, the...
1 day ago | Restaurant Openings & Closings
At chef Mark Peel's Grand Central Market stand Bombo, six tilting steam kettles are permanently installed on a stainless steel counter for all to see. The cooking contraptions might be an uncommon sight in L.A. kitchens, but they are the backbone ...
2 days ago | Beer
Going to a craft beer festival in the border cities of Baja California is familiar in some ways and curious in others. The sea of hundreds of tents belonging to local breweries and eateries, the complimentary taster glasses, the taps from which IP...
9 days ago | Environment
You'll soon have to speak up when you're parched at an L.A. restaurant. State officials voted Tuesday to prohibit food service establishments from serving water to customers unless requested. As much as L.A.'s unseasonably warm March weather...
9 days ago | Beer
Before the sun comes up most days, Alexandra Nowell is already at work in her stainless steel brewhouse at Three Weavers Brewing in Inglewood. On a recent Wendsday, wearing steel-toed brewing boots and fitted jeans, she grabs a hulking 55-pound sa...
14 days ago | Holidays
March 14 is Pi Day, a celebration of the never-ending fractional number derived from dividing a circle's circumference by its diameter. This year, however, is being billed as "the Ultimate Pi Day" because the date (3/14/15) follows the first...