There are many perfect food pairings in the world -- Sauternes and foie gras, Muscadet and oysters, Champagne and potato chips, Barolo and truffled anything -- but no pairing in the world is so perfectly simple as the pairing of Marcona almonds and fino sherry.
These are the rich, flavorful almond ... More >>
To offset the joyous deluge of promotional Valentine's Day dinner menus and Groupon chocolate deals that keeps our remote email accounts buzzing this time of year, we offer Mélisse chef-owner Josiah Citrin's new cookbook, In the Pursuit of Excellence, as a satisfying alternative. It's the sort of c ... More >>
LA Food & Wine
This four-day extravaganza features dozens of events including special lunches and dinners cooked by top chefs from around the country. Sang Yoon of Lukshon hosts Chris Cosentino of Incanto (San Francisco), Tom Colicchio throws a clambake, Michel Richard will discuss his book Happy ... More >>
Go west, young cheese cart. LQ's cheese cart is taking a trip, rolling out of its current home at Starry Kitchen in downtown L.A. to visit Hancock Park wine shop Domaine LA. The cart will have almost 40 cheeses, and the sommeliers at Domaine LA will pair up to a dozen wines with them. Expect a Saven ... More >>
K. RobbinsPeter Birmingham with a bottle of MacVin du Jura
Dessert wines, the awkward, misunderstood stepsister of their cooler, vastly more popular, dryer brethren, are often overlooked by restaurateurs and sommeliers, who balk at trying to push bottles that in the year 2000 made up less tha ... More >>
Ciudad, the Pan-Latin downtown outpost of Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger, may be all things to all people, but especially to all people whose pleasures include bending an elbow every now and then.