Food

Food

UNITED STATES—I remember the first time I watched my mother prepare her coffee. It wasn’t from anywhere particularly memorable—just a plain coffee in a...

UNITED STATES—The temperature has been rising steadily all week, with a forecast of high 80s in Los Angeles. I am all for warmer weather;...

UNITED STATES—The nonprofit culinary arts James Beard Foundation (JBF) announced the launch of its seafood sustainability program, Smart Catch, on Monday, June 5. The...

LOS ANGELES—We live in an age where new culinary trends seem to develop every week. In the past few years, we’ve encountered the popularity...

LOS ANGELES—Traffic is a frequent topic of conversation in Los Angeles. At any time of day, on any major freeway, one can expect cars...

HOLLYWOOD HILLS—Actor Danny Trejo’s donut shop, “Trejo’s Coffee & Donuts” debuted Tuesday, May 16. The opening received a high turnout, with all the donuts selling...

LOS ANGELES—The possibilities for pizza are endless. Crusts can be thick and chewy, thin and crispy, or filled with varieties of cheese that stretch...

UNITED STATES—After months of rain and relentless winds, spring is here, and summer is fast approaching. In Los Angeles, this means the arrival of...

UNITED STATES—Mother’s Day is just around the corner, which means it’s time to start gathering ideas for meals, treats, and gifts. Every year, I...

SANTA MONICA—The Los Angeles Times will launch its first annual Food Bowl this May, in celebration of the dynamic food scene of Los Angeles....

LOS ANGELES—On Thursday, May 4, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., the Feeding the 5000 food festival will take place at Pershing Square in...

UNITED STATES—Over the years, I’ve observed a variety of health fads come and go, accompanied by lists of foods to avoid. Among those forbidden...

UNITED STATES—Fermented foods, such as sauerkraut and kimchi, may often be avoided because of their strong tastes or unusual smells. While I grew up...

UNITED STATES—Green tea has long been praised for its health benefits. Its antioxidants, which prohibit cell damage, are believed to provide protection from multiple...
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UNITED STATES—Pasta. It’s a food that has been getting a bad rap for years for its high carbohydrate content. Many people associate pasta with...

HOUSTON,TX—Chef Steve Samson will represent the Los Angeles Rams on Saturday, February 4, the eve of Super Bowl LI, at the University of Texas,...
Los Angeles Food Event Japanese Food Festival

LOS ANGELES—Reflecting the diversity of the city is an eclectic variety of food events and classes guaranteed to satisfy even the most picky taste...

SANTA MONICA—On Westside TV’s recent Market Report, Jacki Karsh interviewed Weiser Family Farm for the latest on the potato crop. As the holiday season...

BEVERLY HILLS—Tomorrow is National Pasta day, the one day a year when all Americans are obligated to eat some fine Italian cuisine. Though some...

LOS ANGELES—Freeganism is the act of taking discarded food and turning it into meals that can sustain individuals, families, and local charities. Its name...

ENTERTAINMENT

HOLLYWOOD—Its June and the past 2 months have been quite disappointing if you ask me when it comes to summer blockbusters. So many flicks...