Is the still-undiscovered Los Alamitos restaurant the best of its country's cuisine in OC since Thai Nakorn?
Meranda CarterEnd-of-year lists like these are fun to do, but hard to write because it is always difficult to just pick 5 of anything, let alone restaurants in a year full of great meals. This year, I used the same measuring stick as last year: in picking my five, I asked myself this question: "W ... More >>
As winter approaches, with its occasional rain and frigid mid-50s-high temperatures, people break out the sweaters, boots and think about hot, stick-to-your-ribs food. In the winter, a lot of baking happens and a lot of lasagne, but when it's chilly out, I think of the time I spent in Minnesota a ... More >>
Flickr user xiamingI love fresh food. I love cooking from whole ingredients. I go slightly insane when I can't have plenty of fresh vegetables with my meals, and I live in Southern California, where we have a year-round growing season and farmers markets that make even people from other produce-r ... More >>
You can get great food, excellent beers and top-flight wines at this San Clemente bar—just don't call it a gastropub
Dave LiebermanBlue Lakes and wax beansBeans, beans, good for your heart;The more you eat them, the more you fart.The more you fart, the better you feel,So let's eat beans at every meal!Now that I'm done regressing back to the fourth grade here, it is prime bean season, and by beans I mean string ... More >>
I used to work in far north Glendale, near the border of Montrose. One of the joys of being up there was the existence of Schreiner's, a German sausage and meat shop with a small deli on one side where you could buy cheap, amazing sandwiches, and Berolina Bakery, the only Swedish bakery in L.A., rig ... More >>