Having propagated almost biblically, the descendants of the Lost Generation have become like a plague of locusts. You can't go anywhere in Paris without seeing Americans and just when you think you've located a bona fide Frenchman.
The big lesson learned from all those travel books you bought and Web sites you researched for the most radiant star rating? It was all a big waste of time because there is absolutely no authority anywhere delineating the star rating. The stars mean bupkis.
The book tells the history of the restaurant and profiles many of the people who work here. The stories inspire. Really, this book is a drug --- it gets you high and makes you dream. Yes, but can you cook from it?
Celebrate Mexican Constitution Day at La Cuevita, 1933 Group's Highland Park hideaway. There will be DJs all night plus $5 margaritas, free tacos and $6 Mexican Flag Shooters. Did we mention free tacos?
Our chefs are redefining what it means to cook 'California cuisine. Sharing is encouraged; using utensils is optional. Here are the 10 hottest openings so far this year, from Downtown to Santa Monica and everywhere in between.
Check out our slideshow of the best open-air rooftops, restaurants and bars from which to enjoy those clear days -- when you can see the Downtown skyline, Hollywood sign and ocean in one fell swoop -- while grabbing a drink or a bite.