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The Perfect Cup
September 2010

The Perfect Cup

The great coffee debate still brews, but one purveyor translates the new wave of coffee roasting into a potent potable.

Historic Appeal
June 2010

Historic Appeal

Valerie Gordon is determined to resurrect the treasured L.A. desserts of yore. First up, the Brown Derby Grapefruit Cake.

Memories Taste Like This
March 2010

Memories Taste Like This

Chasen’s dishes were part of the fabric of Los Angeles—now they're living on in the work of one of its veterans.

(Fish) (Delicious)
November 2009

(Fish) (Delicious)

There is no town more sushi crazed than Los Angeles. But just what is it about raw fish that sends us into such a frenzy? Turns out true sushi mastery can be discovered through the most unexpected sources—like my acupuncturist.

Ojai’s Main Squeeze
March 2009

Ojai’s Main Squeeze

Lora Zarubin's love of all things citrus leads to some inspirational cooking with tangerines, grapefruits, oranges and more. Recipes for spot prawn paella and tangerine negronis included.

And the Award for Best Menu...
February 2009

And the Award for Best Menu...

It’s easy to forget that Oscar parties didn't really exist before Wolfgang Puck über-agent Swifty Lazar and began hosting their annual events.

Chef d’Oeuvre
October 2008

Chef d’Oeuvre

Food & Wine Editor Lora Zarubin gets a tour from culinary artist Michael Mina of his latest restaurant, XIV, on the Sunset Strip, where she chows down family style.

Hunt and Seek
September 2008

Hunt and Seek

Hunting for the best ingredients in L.A., from James Birch's arugula at the Santa Monica farmers' market to the Cheese Store in Beverly Hills—and beyond.