If you've given a thought to the House of Pies, the longtime coffee shop and restaurant at the corner of Vermont and Franklin in Los Feliz, chances are its either been in contemplation of a piece of pie or noticing the unusual architecture. There was a short period when the distinctive, angular, cot ... More >>
Guzzle & NoshPollo with rocoto sauce from Ricardo Zarate's new restaurant, Picca
With June gloom finally behind us, we begin to kvetch about the heat. Those living in the Valley with no A/C will soon be fleeing to the nearest restaurant, bar, and grocery market ice box. With the emergence of ... More >>
In which we highlight the past week in food, either at home or abroad.
"I sleep better knowing that there is still fried pork leg with onions like this in the world." Ask Mr. Gold: Top 10 Pico Boulevard Eats.
"Aside from Sun Chips and soda, Rite Aid's most noteworthy ... More >>
Last year Koo Koo Roo closed several of its California locations and filed bankruptcy, chalking it up to a bad economy. This year Islands restaurants are showing signs of decline, closing their Beverly Hills and Laguna Hills locations. In more recent restaurant chain news, Marie Cal ... More >>
Andy Dick's most recent mugshot.Andy Dick's been arrested, again. Not at some Hollywood hot spot thick with desperation and aspiring starlets.
At Marie Callender's. In Temecula.
Riverside County Sheriff's deputies were called to the Marie Callender's restaurant on Rancho California Road, r ... More >>
It only took him 35 years, but Adam Carolla finally learned to stop worrying and love wine. Well, at least the part about loving wine is true. The Manny Pacquaio-bashing, Antonio Villaraigosa-hating comedian, budding podcast entrepreneur and notorious complainer recently declared Sledgehamm ... More >>
First & Hope is a counter-intuitive choice for lunch. This posh supper club awash in subdued decadence is known for its glamorously adorned waitstaff, its ambiance, its cocktails not its food.
With a $22 dineLA lunchtime deal and a new chef, Yuji Iwasa -- who took over from Joseph Panarello who ... More >>
A. ScattergoodJason Travi at Firefly
When we left off talking to Jason Travi, the chef was discussing the relative merits of being a third generation chef, why he didn't start cooking until the comparatively ancient age of 15, and how his father didn't want him working in the family business. ... More >>