Los Angeles is a special place. While the rest of America opts for eggs and a mimosa on Sunday mornings, a good portion of Los Angelenos prefer Chinese banquet-style restaurants for their weekly fix of turnip cake and tea. The long impatient lines and lack of parking spaces on Valley Boulevard is pr ... More >>
Courtesy of Tuttle Publishing."Easy Chinese Recipes" (left) & shrimp & yellow chive dumplings (right).You'll find a couple of local dishes in Bee Yinn Low's Easy Chinese Recipes (Tuttle Publishing, $24.95). This is because Low lives in Irvine and eats Chinese food all over California as well ... More >>
In which we highlight the past week in food, either at home or abroad.
"Did we agree to stop calling them gastropubs? Very well, they're no longer gastropubs." First Bite: Half a Dozen of Each, or Mix & Match at The Six.
"Some people think that food started when goat cheese was introduced on ... More >>
N. GalutenShanghai-style egg roll at Yu Garden
The egg roll is one of those foods that has transcended its origin and seems to exist, in some form or another, in just about every city in the United States. Most one horse towns have at least one Chinese restaurant, and they all serve egg roll ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSThis week's stage features on The Best of '09 and The Best of the Decade.OUTRAGEOUS FORTUNE
Theatre Development Fund has just published its findings on "the life and times of the American play" in a comprehensive analysis (by Todd London with Ben Pesner, and Zannie Gir ... More >>