Food

Food

UNITED STATES—Nowadays, we have options. We can choose which trending restaurant to visit for dinner, and go for dessert or drinks afterward—or both. We...

UNITED STATES—Most of us have been through it—the dreaded “picky eater” stage, when we declared our hatred for certain foods, exasperating our parents and...

UNITED STATES—A few weeks ago, I was waiting at a traffic light, counting down the seconds until I could accelerate, when an elderly woman...

UNITED STATES—I’ve been to my fair share of barbecues over the years. During my childhood, they involved burgers on the beach, hot dogs at...

UNITED STATES—Whenever I visit a new restaurant, I order a specialty drink, to experience as many different flavors as I can. I've tried variations...

UNITED STATES—I know I don’t drink enough water. Some of my friends track the amount of water they consume every day, making sure to...

UNITED STATES—We are now in the thick of summer, with shorts replacing jeans, and sandals being worn in lieu of boots and sneakers. Fans and...

UNITED STATES—It’s that time of the year again, when we fire up the grill, kick back with a chilled beer, and celebrate our nation’s...

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...

ENTERTAINMENT

HOLLYWOOD—We have been eagerly awaiting that moment where Sheila Carter would snap and go on the warpath, well soap fanatics the wait is over!...