SGV East Food Swap
The SGV East Food Swap is hosting a community exchange of homemade and homegrown food -- including fruit, baked goods and sauces -- for the public. No money is accepted at the food swap. Pre-registration is required and can be made at the organization's Eventbrite page.
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Exploring the LAPL menu collection is an ongoing project in which we'll take a close look at the menus owned by the Los Angeles Public Library. Read about the project here.
The tradition of New Year's Eve Champagne dining extends back at least as far as the menu archives at the Los Angeles Public L ... More >>
You can't replace the feeling of lounging on the couch with a scrunched-up newspaper. But with the web, at least you don't need to worry about getting ink on your hands and bagel. Here's a roundup of some food-related stories from our country's newspapers this week. Lucky for us, it's mostly free. F ... More >>
When McVitie's, manufacturer of the immensely popular British snack called Jaffa Cakes, asked artist Dominic Wilcox to creatively use the snacks to celebrate the upcoming London Summer Olympics, he took a little inspiration from his friends. Or, more specifically, how his friends eat their Jaffa Cak ... More >>
For anyone who's lived in Los Angeles longer than a decade, it's impossible not to feel caught in some sort of time-warp pulling up to the recently reopened Hotel Bel-Air. The swans still float serenely on the pond and wander the lush grounds, but the first thing you notice aren't the Cygnini, it's ... More >>
Guzzle & Nosh
1,800 pounds of dover sole.
1,200 Kumamoto oysters.
1,000 spiny lobsters.
500 pounds of smoked salmon.
40 pounds of caviar.
10 pounds of black truffles.
6 Spanish hams.
In case you didn't indulge in enough food porn yesterday with Nikita's insane Russian music video, here's a p ... More >>
J. KoslowMatthew Poley of Heirloom-LA
Born and raised in Auburn, Michigan, Matthew Poley watched hours of cooking shows while his athletic brother delved into sports and scholastics. His grandmother took notice and began giving Poley the yearly Christmas gift he most looked forward to -- a n ... More >>
Luciano Pellegrini of Valentino will cook lamb at Vegas Uncork'dThe home fires will grow a little dim this week when four top chefs and restaurateurs leave their L.A. haunts to cook in Las Vegas.
The draw is Vegas Uncork'd, a gastronomic extravaganza presented by Bon Appetit Thursday through ... More >>
Photo credit: Le Palais GourmetAnother way to be green: Matcha Madness all summer.Silver Lake new favorite Barbrix hosts a happy hour this Friday, but take note that the singular "hour" part is meant literally. Champagne is 50% off on July 24 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Granted the restaurant wants to get m ... More >>