L.A. Loves Alex's Lemonade Stand is arguably the premier charity auction/food and wine event raising money -- a lot of money -- for pediatric cancer research. Hosted by Suzanne Goin and Caroline Styne (Lucques, A.O.C., Tavern) and David Lentz (The Hungry Cat), it was held for the third year in a row ... More >>
Italian Feast of San Gennaro
Jimmy Kimmel and pal Adam Carolla kick off this three-day feast of Italian cuisine and culture on Thursday night (Prima Notte) with all-day festivities through Sunday. Expect lots of sausage, lasagna and cannoli.
WHAT: Italian Feast of San Gennaro
WHEN: Thursday-Sunday, ... More >>
Who says a Quickfire has to involve fire at all? On last night's episode of Top Chef Masters, raw was the name of the game for the chefs, who found themselves surrounding a massive ice sculpture adorned with seafood they had to serve up sans heat for a chance at immunity.
And as is appropriate for ... More >>
One of the fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A. Weekly's People 2012 issue. Check out our entire People 2012 issue here.
It's a drizzly day at the Crenshaw Farmers Market in South L.A., and the small cluster of shoppers around chef Gill Boyd's booth gathers closer -- getting their heads out of th ... More >>
From to a 70-year-old woman teaching others how to use medical marijuana to a man dedicated to saving the sea lions, these Angelenos prove that do-goodery can be vastly more interesting, creative, and fulfilling than writing a monthly charity check or two.
Check out our entire People 2012 issue her ... More >>
Baja California is very hot right now. Just ask Anthony Bourdain, The New Yorker, or Dwell. Now chef Jonathan Waxman, cookbook author, chef/owner of Barbuto in NYC, and culinary consultant for Rosa Mexicano, is debuting his "Foods of Baja" menu at the restaurant's West Hollywood and L.A. Live locat ... More >>
Los Angeles chefs made a strong showing among the semifinalists for the 2012 James Beard Awards, which were announced today.
Local nominees for the Best Chef, Pacific award include Josef Centeno (Lazy Ox Canteen), Michael Cimarusti (Providence), David Feau (The Royce at the Langham), Matt Molina (M ... More >>
The latest chef to step behind the virtual turntable at KCRW is Jonathan Waxman, who returns to his Southern California roots in his set for the radio station's Guest DJ Project.
Waxman, the chef/owner of Barbuto in New York City and author Italian My Way, has a short but diverse list that includes ... More >>
amazonIn My Last Supper: The Next Course, author Melanie Dunea's sequel to her first book by the same name, the pedigreed photographer rounds up a new crew of 50 high-profile chefs and includes a recipe from each in the book's appendix.
The main draw here is the same as in her first edition ... More >>
Image courtesy of The Food Network.Bobby Flay on the set of his newest cooking show, Barbecue Addiction.When it comes to television, we live in blurry times. Who's got real talent, and who is famous just for being famous? The popularity of many reality stars far eclipses that of real actors, ... More >>
What's the country reading today food-wise? Here's a roundup of some of the food-related stories from other newspapers, many of which print their food sections mid-week. And remember, even if you don't actually buy papers these days (or not; this paper is free), it's where most of ... More >>
Like a six deuce Impala with an electric engine, the 30 year-old Santa Monica restaurant Michael's is getting a serious infusion of the hot new thing. This Thursday, January 20th, Michael's will kick off a series of monthly guest bartender events featuring some of L.A.'s most tal ... More >>
James BeardThis morning the James Beard Foundation announced the semifinalists for its 2010 James Beard Foundation Awards. Judges will vote to determine the final 5 nominees in each category, which will be announced on March 22nd. The winners will be announced at the Foundation's award party, ... More >>
Go find your knife kit and your remote. The second season of Bravo's Top Chef Masters is scheduled to premier on April 7th at 8 p.m. 22 chefs, including 6 who are returning from the first season, will compete for All That Plastic Wrap. (Okay, and charity money too.) This season's L.A. chefs includes ... More >>
Ah, the Internet: invented by Al Gore, home to millions of fact-checkers. For anyone worrying that Walter Manzke has left or is leaving Church & State, the man just took 2 days off. Your pigs ears aren't going anywhere, and neither is the chef. Manzke thinks that the rumor got started on Yelp, and w ... More >>