A new restaurant offers some novel twists on classic food. This is one fork in the road you might want to take when you’re in Hollywood.
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The flavors are off the charts: Basil Olive Oil, Rosemary Butterscotch, Strawberry Balsamic, Honey Lavender, Pepper Peach. Twenty-five different flavors in all. Where can you buy these salad dressings? You can’t because the above are all flavors of sweet and savory ice cream served by Artisan Ice Creamologist Leo Neveux at his shop on Melrose […]
I have a confession to make. My favorite place to grab breakfast is a short freeway hop on the 210 to Mary’s Market and Canyon Café in Sierra Madre. I used to go there regularly more than a decade ago when I was the managing editor of Sierra Madre-based American Bungalow magazine, but sadly, Mary […]
Restaurateur Ed Inglese was running a few minutes late for his next appointment. He and his chef were tied up testing rib recipes to possibly put on the menu at Eddie’s New York Pizzeria and Eatery on Foothill Blvd. in Claremont. The previous night, he drove to Houston’s in Irvine to try the upscale restaurant’s […]
Will second time be the charm for a new Mediterranean-style restaurant due to open in the Grapevine’s former location in early-to-mid June?
Heaven knows you’re going to hear a bit of the blarney this week, with St. Patrick’s Day and all, Thursday, March 17. But it’s true, — as real as the little leprechaun of luck that follows me around La Verne — a new Irish-inspired restaurant, called Connolly’s Kitchen, has opened in the old Vons shopping […]
Julienne’s is the quintessential Los Angeles restaurant button-holed in the quaint and quiet community of San Marino. Our server Herbert was a jovial host who told us he had been with the French-inspired restaurant for 25 years. He said he started a year after Susan Compoy*founded the eatery. Despite the busy lunch crowd salivating for […]
Finally, you can have your Panera Bread, and eat it, too. This Tuesday, Aug. 31, the bakery-café will open its doors at 6 a.m. Regular café hours will be 6 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday. “We are so excited, we’re just ecstatic,” said Laura Berrie, […]
Move over William Sonoma! Get out of my way, Sur Le Table! The Village Kitchen Shoppe may not be as mighty or as well known as either specialty retailer of quality kitchen ware, but the 2,500-square-foot neighborhood store in the heart of Glendora’s gumdrop-shaped, ficus tree-lined shopping district knows its way around the kitchen, thank […]