A few months ago, a friend returned home from Italy with a gift for us. When we first unwrapped it, we were totally befuddled. "What is this,?" we wondered. "Is it a paddle for badminton on Mars? A space shuttle heat shield with a handle? A fan for a robot Geisha?" As it turns out, it was for maki ... More >>
Everyone loves a list, particularly a ranked list. We do. David Letterman does. Water companies do. Thus S. Pellegrino has just announced their list of the World's 50 Best Restaurants. For the third consecutive year, Noma in Copenhagen comes in at the number one spot. (Congratulations to Rene Redzep ... More >>
Editor's note: As many of you have probably noticed, the Weekly is currently searching for a new food critic. This sort of thing takes time. Sometimes a lot of time, right? So in the interim, we've asked (begged, really) noted cookbook author, television personality, foodist, movie star and local mo ... More >>
A Ferrari 360.The second Ferrari to split in half in a crash on Pacific Coast Highway in the last five years took the life of a man ID'd by cops as 23-year-old Basil Max Price III of Glendora.
He was the passenger in the 1999 car that was apparently speeding and went out of control on PCH no ... More >>
D. GonzalezThe 46 slice at Eatalian Cafe West
Many of us who write about food hear the plea: "Please don't write about [insert favorite restaurant/bakery/seller of obscure charcuterie here]. They are crowded enough." They point to places like Eatalian Café, in the Harbor Gateway area of Ga ... More >>
Jonagold apple, portions removedUpdate: Department of Corrections. In this week's First Bite column, which waxed rather purple over French fries at the rather too new FarmShop, we misidentified the price of the potatoes involved. We were erroneously brought a $4.50 serving of French fries ins ... More >>
If the proliferation of pink and red everything at your local grocery store hasn't given it away yet, Valentine's Day is right around the corner. If you're looking to impress your sweetie without having to cook dinner yourself, we've rounded up a few spots in the San Fernando Valley where you can wi ... More >>
With a cornucopia of fresh fruits, herbs and dehydrated orange slices, and jars of pickled this-and-thats covering the bar-top, Matthew Biancaniello has turned the Library Bar at The Roosevelt Hotel with its horn-armed animal-hide covered chairs, into a gothic farmer's market for boozehounds.
Somet ... More >>