Evan Kleiman's taste of life, culture and the human species.
The work of catering chefs largely exists behind the scenes—especially where lavish dinners and high-profile fundraising events are concerned.
The life of LA chef Roy Choi seems ready made for TV. The Kogi founder went from a rough-and-tumble life in Koreatown to running an empire of restaurants and food trucks.
Roy Choi’s new KCET show “ Broken Bread ” highlights the work of many individuals and organizations affecting social change through food.
On June 15, noted taco expert Bill Esparza is bringing a new taco festival to the ROW DTLA , featuring a slate of nearly 50 taqueros personally curated by the man himself.
Joy in Highland Park is an offshoot of chef Vivian Ku’s successful Taiwanese cafe, Pine & Crane .
Few food TV shows have resonated like “Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat,” which launched Samin Nosrat into the stratosphere after earning rave reviews last year.
The holy month of Ramadan began earlier this week. After sunset, many will break their fasts with customary meals.
James Whetlor began his culinary career as a chef in London but has since turned to farming goats—which he claims is a sustainable and healthy alternative to eating beef.
LA Times restaurant critic Patricia Escarcega recently visited Fonda Mixcoac in Anaheim, where she tried a selection of Mexico City-style antojitos, including a 29-inch cheesy,…
In 2005, most citrus trees in Florida were dying or infected with the insidious citrus disease known as Huanglongbing, HLB, or citrus greening. California was spared at the time.
With a menu full of Oaxacan specialties and a deep bench of mezcals, Madre has been quietly winning over diners in the South Bay, not typically known as a destination for regional…
Elisa Callow takes a close look at where to eat, shop, and gather culinary inspiration on L.A.’s eastside in her book “ The Urban Forager .”
Los Angeles is a city of great Mexican food, but that doesn’t mean restaurant owners have always been able to call their food by its proper name.
If you’ve sat at the bar at Lucques, A.O.C. or Tavern, perhaps you’ve met Christiaan Röllich .
Gustavo Arellano is the author of “ Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America . ” In 2012, he spoke with Evan about how Mexican food made inroads into the American mainstream.
A huge congratulations to the hundreds of home cooks and professionals who competed in the 10th annual KCRW Good Food Pie Contest!
A personal chef gig can be vastly different when you’re required to cook for a celebrity who may need to maintain, lose, or gain weight for a role or the big game.
More and more chefs are leaving the restaurant industry to work as private chefs, citing the physical toll, financial stress, and diminished personal life that comes with working in a…
Restaurants are a tricky business and diners can be a fickle audience. Lasting a year in this town is a major achievement; lasting forty years is practically unheard of.
Market Report correspondent Laura Avery is retiring after this week’s report. But first, she checks in with with former Susan Feniger, former Good Food host and restaurateur.