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French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb has announced that Paul Bocuse, the world-famous master of French cuisine, has died at the age of 91.

Collomb tweeted Saturday that “Mister Paul was France. Simplicity and generosity. Excellence and art de vivre.”

Bocuse held a three-star Michelin rating...

Dim sum at its best is a total-immersion experience — the quest for a number, the long wait in the restaurant lobby and then the explosion into the dining room itself, likely to be the largest enclosed space you have stepped into that month — an ocean of voices that overwhelms you long before you...

What’s in season: With their dark yellow-orange hue, smooth skin and floral aroma, Meyer lemons are one of the treats of late winter. Perhaps best known for their sweet flavor, the citrus are a sharp contrast from the jolt of acidity common in other lemon varieties. A cross between a lemon and...

The restaurant critic considers what's on the plate this year.

Does it get any better than fried chicken? Sometimes not. Which is why we’ve compiled nine of our favorite recipes, from buttermilk to pan-fried, Korean and more.


It’s another year, another occasion to make this year your best year in wine. While the calamitous state of the world — fire, flood, mud, political tumult — may compel you to emphasize quantity rather than quality, it’s probably better to attend to what goes into the glass rather than how much....

The act of cooking a meal can bring so much more to the table than just, well, dinner. There’s the sustenance and comfort of that food, but what’s also built into the sauce or dropped into the pot is a sometimes invisible and highly complex ingredient list that can include tradition, community,...

We've compiled 16 great recipes to satisfy your sweet tooth, from milk chocolate truffles to granola bars, carrot cake with ginger frosting and more, perfect for Gluten-free Wednesday.


On Sunday, Tom Bergin’s Public House, the famed Irish pub on Fairfax Avenue, will reduce its bar hours and close its kitchen, according to the pub’s owner Derek Schreck.

In the years since Tom Bergin’s opened in 1936, the pub has become a local landmark, known most for its ceiling covered in cardboard...

From the closing of a neighborhood Mexican restaurant in Pasadena to the return of L.A.’s most prolific restaurateur, here’s what’s happening in the Los Angeles food and drink world:

End of an era: If you’ve lived in Pasadena at some point during the last 50 years, chances are you’ve had a meal...

Whether you’re craving biscuits, corn bread, pretzel rolls or monkey bread, we’ve got the carbs covered. We’ve collected 19 great recipes for biscuits, rolls and dinner bread. Just don’t forget the butter.


Chef Daniel Humm stares up at the intricate design of the gold and blue ceiling in the lobby of the new NoMad hotel in downtown Los Angeles. “I’ve been coming here for the past three years,” says Humm. “But every time I walk through, I think, ‘Wow, it’s ... beautiful.” The hotel, and the restaurants...

Spiced vegetable, potato green chile, bean and kale, tortilla and more — we’ve compiled 29 of our favorite vegetarian soup recipes, perfect for Meatless Monday or any day of the week.


“Our restaurant aims for painful, delicious and spicy,” reads a sign on each table at the new Killer Noodle on Sawtelle Boulevard. “Customers with sensitivity to spice should check with server before ordering. First-time visitors should refrain from ordering levels 5 and 6. Please take care of...

What’s in season: With its rough, blocky shape, quince might look more like a Bizarro World-type pear than the picturesque fruit you might see in a Harry & David catalog. Taste it raw, and you’re likely to wonder how such a fruit — with its dry, wooden texture and tart, astringent flavor — was...

You could call a section of Whittier Boulevard, on the Eastside of Los Angeles County, Puebla Row. In just a three-mile stretch of the street — which runs from Boyle Heights through East Los Angeles to Montebello, Pico Rivera, Whittier and La Habra — you’ll find some of the most regional, assertive...

Whether you’re looking for a simple breakfast, snack or a quick meal on the go, muffins are an easy option. We’ve put together 20 of our favorite recipes, from blueberry to coconut, apple to hominy — even throwing in great recipes for high-protein muffins and coffee-doughnut muffins to cover all...

From pescado zarandeado on the Westside to chef Roy Choi opening in Las Vegas, here’s what’s happening in the food and drink world:

Choi goes to Vegas: Roy Choi, the man who started a food truck revolution with Kogi BBQ, and the chef behind the restaurants Pot and Commissary in Koreatown, Chego!,...

Some nights don't get better than a simple but hearty bowl of soup or stew. We've compiled 28 of our favorite chowder, cioppino and fish stew recipes perfect for a chilly weeknight.


Carrot cake, cheesecake, Key lime pie, cookies and more! Treat yourself this Meatless Monday with one of our favorite dessert recipes — dishes so sweet you might never guess they’re vegan.