Leading up to this year's Best of L.A. issue (due out Oct. 4), we'll be counting down, in no particular order, 100 of our favorite dishes.
78: Chocolate Bread and Butter Pudding at The Hungry Cat.
Sure, you can go to The Hungry Cat, David Lentz' Platonic (read: Los Angeles) ideal of a Maryland sea ... More >>
Guzzle & NoshPastry Chef Sally Camacho's Ovaltine Candy Bar at WP24
These past six months have been a game of musical chairs in the pastry department at two Wolfgang Puck restaurants. When pastry chef Sally Camacho left WP24 to oversee the pastry program at the reopening Wolfgang Puck at the ... More >>
Huckleberry CafeOld Fashioned Coffee Cake at Huckleberry CafeHoliday dinners are stressful enough. Ditch dinner reservations and hours in the kitchen for a ready-made holiday dinner. Step 1: pick your menu. Step 2: place you order. Step 3: pick up order. Step 4: Eat. There'll be ample time fo ... More >>
No matter how you slice it, Halloween brings out the sweet tooth in all of us. Sure, you can raid your kid's bag for something sweet, or grab that family-size bag of Kit Kats at Target (you feel the pull, whether you're giving out candy or not), plenty of local restaurants, bakeries and confe ... More >>
C. LeVasserThe duo of pots de créme.We, and maybe you, continue to spend the majority of our time cooking at home, rather than eating out. Learning how to make things like New Orleans-style boudin blanc, and Sardinian malloreddus, seems to bring us a good bit more joy these days. So today, w ... More >>
D. Gonzalez"This is why they come." William Boyd, President of Epicure Imports said about the cheese cave
We know the feeling. Why didn't anyone tell me about this before? We actually have. But good news bears repeating: For a couple of days, every few months Epicure Imports, a wholesale i ... More >>
Generous sidewalks and a wide thoroughfare don't exactly make Glendale Boulevard the Champs Elysees of Atwater Village, but a new bakery located on the street helps import a bit of France. And it's also here where Proof Bakery owner Na Young Ma hopes to "be part of a community and ne ... More >>
Your favorite 12 Step program just got a new step: chocolate. Reuters reports that Spanish researchers have found that eating chocolate after meals decreased abdominal blood pressure, which can reach dangerous levels in patients with cirrhosis of the liver. In other words, ... More >>
Have you tried pouring gigantic stockpots of hot molten butter and water boiled with sugar and cornstarch onto silicone baking mats, then quickly smoothing it out to form uniform sheets of thin, crunchy, rich sweetness? Needless to say, it's an extremely hot and potentially messy task. Fortunately M ... More >>
Deborah StollJonathan's Judging TableThe tequila cocktail contest held last Sunday at The Varnish was organized by Raul Yrastorza, manager of 213's forthcoming venture, Las Perlas. "There's a brotherhood of bartenders downtown right now that's really exciting," said Yrastorza. "This event is ... More >>