In a sluggish economy, people are still choosing to eat at McDonalds, Starbucks or Kentucky Fried Chicken and save themselves the sit-down service of a family style restaurant.
By Nancy and James Chuda founders of LuxEcoLiving and co-founders of Healthy Child Healthy World West Hollyw...
This restaurant is a true sensory experience in its appearance and in its food. I think you will respond to it as I do...anxious to return to see what else he has cooked up.
For a true treat in Los Angeles' Little Tokyo, take a time-out from sushi to try, Fickle. Nestled on the corner in this trending downtown neighborhood, Fickle offers creative gourmet cuisine in a casual gastro-pub setting with ample al fresco seating.
Whoa. There is a lot going on in here. The kitchen is behind glass walls, blending the activity going on in the kitchen with the bustling flavor of the dining room.
After 15 years in the Tri-State Area, I'm moving to LA. Here are the restaurants I'll miss the most once I'm there. The restaurants I love the most in the world.
The M French Toast made with rustic pecan-cherry bread, hand dipped in a cinnamon and nutmeg-spiked batter and partnered with tempeh bacon maintained the nostalgia.
Take a look at our favorite Mexican food, from coast-to-coast, starting with Zona Rosa in Brooklyn, which pays homage to the Mexico City neighborhood of the same name and its legendary street food.
Growing up in Washington state, I had few opportunities to enjoy decent examples of this ubiquitous American dish beyond KFC and Hungry Man dinners, so now I immensely enjoy living in a city that is rife with chicken choices.
At this point I've dealt with enough Manhattanites to know where to and not to take them when they visit the Southland.
For most of the country, summer ends after Labor Day. However, in Los Angeles it stays warm until spring. Stay outside and enjoy the SoCal sun by dropping in one or all of these places.
If you head to the Italian restaurant Il Grano in West Los Angeles, and chat with chef Sal(vatore) Marino, you will have no doubt that he is in love with the tomatoes he grows at the restaurant and at his home garden.
Top Chef Masters winner and James Beard Award-winner Rick Bayless deserves credit for his role in reinventing Mexican food in America with his PBS series Mexico -- One Plate at a Time and his Beard-nominated Mexican Everyday.
For college students in the City of Angels, heading back to school is just the ending of one vacation and the beginning of another. With its world-class shopping, star-studded events, and never ending supply of trendy dinning options, it's hard to run out of things to do.
What chefs eat when they're serving the food.
Olive & Thyme, for those who haven't heard, is a favorite gourmet restaurant and market with the studio crowd. Owner Melina Davies places on an emphasis on cheese, charcuterie, condiments, desserts and wines.