James BeardTwitter is at it again. The 2010 James Beard Award Finalists were announced this morning via the foundation's Twitter account. L.A's Suzanne Goin, of Lucques, AOC Wine Bar, Hungry Cat and Tavern was nominated for Outstanding Chef, while Matt Molina of Mozza and Michael Cimarusti of ... 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 >>
Joël-Robuchon.comJoël RobuchonIf you truly love food, Joël Robuchon is a man who likely needs no introduction. His restaurants span the globe, with locations in Paris, Monaco, Londres, Las Vegas, New York, Tokyo, Nagoya, Hong Kong, Macao and Taipei. In 1989, the prestigious French restaura ... More >>
Boxing fans crowded into Downtown's J Lounge on Friday December 26 to celebrate boxer Manny "PacMan" Pacquiao's win over Oscar De La Hoya at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on December 6.
Filipino sports icon Pacquiao, who turned 30 on December 17, spent most of the event in an upstairs suite that on ... More >>
If you're reading this, congratulations. It can only mean one thing -- you survived another holiday season of over-eating, over-imbibing and (probably) over-spending. So, welcome home, double-up on that espresso and let's get back to work. Somehow in the midst of our holiday haze, L.A. Weekly found ... More >>
Over the past 50 years, the city has tried repeatedly to turn Grand Avenue into the living, breathing heart of downtown, and has failed miserably. Now, a public-private group led by Eli Broad is trying again with the emphasis on private