National Peking Duck Day at WP24
Want a round of "Duck, Duck, Goose?" No, not the game but a meal of Peking-style roasted duckling, followed by a chocolate goose egg. It's on the books at Wolfgang Puck's Chinese-inspired WP24 in honor of National Peking Duck Day. WP24 carves and serves the duck tabl ... More >>
Over the past few months, you've watched us catalog our 100 Favorite Dishes. Catalog being a lovely term meaning eating our way across this town, well, even more than usual. And because we thought you might want a better way to access these, we've collected all one hundred into one piece, a menu if ... More >>
Last week, we told you about 10 spots for terrific Mexican tamales in L.A., from King Taco to Rivera. What we didn't say is that the tamale is so versatile that hundreds of varieties exist within Mexico alone, not counting nouveau creations with ingredients like foie gras and truffles. Turn the page ... More >>
At L.A.'s Mexican restaurants, the classic combination plate -- you know, the #5 or the "Macho Combo" or the "Pancho Villa Platter" that serves up a burrito, taco, tamale and chile relleno topped with yellow cheese along with refried beans, rice and flour tortillas -- tends to be ridiculed in this e ... More >>
The crowd that gathered last night at UCLA's Moore Hall to hear chefs Rene Redzepi and Lars Williams and Professor Amy Rowat give a lecture on food and science had more fun than is customary at most academic gatherings.
Redzepi, the chef and founder of Noma in Copenhagen, and Williams, the head of ... More >>
Anne FishbeinPiccaOn New Year's Eve, restaurants celebrate with live bands, festive décor, theme dinners, exceptional ingredients, multi-course meals, tasting menus and endless glasses of bubbly. How to choose the best spot? We've selected 11 restaurants that opened in 2011 to represent a ... More >>