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Santa Ynez Valley -- It's Happening

David Dixon | Posted 02.26.2013 | Los Angeles
David Dixon

Something exciting is happening in the Santa Ynez Valley. Beyond its rustic beauty, exceptional climate for growing fruit, steadily improving wines, and somewhat superlative location, it now appears to be poised on the launch pad of cultural relevance.

PHOTOS: 25 Culinary Curiosities That We Love

| Lien Ta | Posted 11.27.2011 | Los Angeles

In Los Angeles, we’ve noticed a few odd moves from our favorite restaurants -– and we kind of like it! Call ‘em trends, call ‘em tributes; thi...

What Happened To Hot Spot Gjelina?

Posted 11.22.2011 | Los Angeles

Local foodies have hit the blogs to question and cringe over Gjelina's recent C rating from the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. Th...

Who's More Local? 10 Restaurants Put To The Test (PHOTOS)

| Lien Ta | Posted 12.25.2011 | Los Angeles

In Los Angeles, the local movement is nothing new. In fact, if a restaurant isn’t talking about its farm-to-table methods, we’re conditioned to ra...

40.5 Things to Do in L.A. Without Your Car, Pt. 2

Jennifer Ketcham | Posted 09.14.2011 | Los Angeles
Jennifer Ketcham

We pay up the wazoo to live here. Why not get out and enjoy what is readily available on this, our beautiful Westside? Which is most definitely, the best side. Yay Carmageddon.

No Special Treatment For Posh At Gjelina | Posted 08.01.2011 | Los Angeles

Gjelina is serious about its "no substitutions" policy. Even if you are chef Gordon Ramsay and you're dining with Victoria Beckham. Listen to this st...

PHOTOS: LA's Most Romantic Outdoor Dining Spots

| Lien Ta | Posted 06.26.2011 | Los Angeles

In Los Angeles, we enjoy year-round near-perfect weather -- it would be ludicrous not to sit outside and eat. From Silver Lake to Venice Beach, Angele...

Bon Appetit's Top Picks For Eating 'Like A Star' In LA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The city known for its celeb spotting, air kissing, and let's-do-lunching has suddenly emerged as one of the country's most influential restaurant des...

Foodie Time in Los Angeles

Ondine Cohane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Ondine Cohane

I'm struck by how the food scene in Los Angeles -- from food trucks to rising chef stars -- has evolved these last few years. A recent trip only added to that impression.

Pizza Week: Top Picks For LA Pizza

Huffington Post | Nicole Larson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

The holidays are over and most may be winding down, but there's good news for people still looking for something to celebrate: it's National Pizza Wee...

Gjelina Pizza Coming To Abbot Kinney

Yo! Venice! | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Apparently, the new pizza joint Gjelina is opening is going to be take away, not delivery. Gjelina, if you are listening: please include delivery! Piz...

PHOTOS: Chowhound's Top 10 Restaurants Over $25 Per Person

Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Here are the 2010 results of Chowhound's Ultimate Los Angeles Restaurants poll in the over $25 per person category (see the top 10 restaurants under $...

Where to Eat on Abbot Kinney Blvd.

Huffington Post | Nicole Larson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Located less than a mile from the famous Venice Beach boardwalk, Abbot Kinney Boulevard is the artsy, hip alternative for anyone who wants to explore ...

Gjelina -- A Venice Hotspot, Oh Yes!

Jay Weston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

If noise and buzz doesn't phase you, I do recommend a visit or two to Gjelina. You will feel young and hip and enjoy a decent meal of interesting dishes

Who Makes The Best Pizza In LA?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

While Los Angeles has not historically been known as a big pizza town, the past few years have seen an explosion of new, gourmet pies and a renewed ap...

What's WIth All the Dogs in Venice?

Martha McCully | Posted 11.17.2011 | Home
Martha McCully

I'm once again the inhuman dog-less, child-less single lady who for an instant came close to being one of them, but didn't make it.