CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 19, 2001 |
Only a small slice of Los Angeles is on display Saturday and today, but it is a juicy, savory, aromatic slice, one that you bite into to find the richness of its people revealed. It is seven hot blocks of Sunset Boulevard in Silver Lake, cordoned off so that someone like Woranut Nimnuansakun, a Thai immigrant, can stand over her fiery wok in a food booth furiously stirring a mountain of pad thai noodles. It is the courtyard of St.
July 26, 1994 |
Ethnic food lovers have been bombarded with so much bad news lately, can a support group and 800 line be far behind? Chinese, Italian and now Mexican restaurant meals have all been skewered as unhealthy in recent surveys by researchers from the Center for Science in the Public Interest, the same spoilsports who bad-mouthed movie-theater popcorn. In the latest study, released last week by the Washington, D.C.-based consumer organization, chiles rellenos took the heat.
February 26, 2013 |
No, it turns out, we can't all get along. In fact, we can't even sit down to dinner together. At least that's the findings of a recent survey by the polling organization Public Policy Polling. In a report titled “Food Issues Polarizing America” , it found stark - and often funny - divisions between Democrats and Republicans over food choices. Among the highlights: Democrats prefer bagels and croissants while Republicans like doughnuts (but who doesn't like doughnuts, really?
February 18, 1998
As the fine Knopf Cooks American series has shown over the last several years, there is no simple definition of American cuisine. In those cookbooks, the authors explore ethnic food--Italian, Chinese or Latino, for instance--through the eyes of first-, second- and third-generation Americanswho not only adapt their native foods to American ingredients and tastes but who also change the way all Americans eat by expanding the national palate.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 16, 1994 |
Artisans and food vendors are being invited to apply for booth spaces at the Tustin Tiller Days festival. Between 25,000 and 30,000 spectators are expected at the 36th annual event, which is scheduled for Oct. 7 to 9. The festival organizing committee is especially interested in receiving applications for sales of ethnic food and unusual handicrafts, said Randy Westrick of the city's Community Services Department. Nonprofit organizations and commercial vendors are eligible to apply.
February 12, 2012 |
For Phoenix food tips, we turned to Andre Ethier, who summers in the right corner of Dodger Stadium and winters at his ranch in Chandler, 30 minutes south of Phoenix. The Arizona native is a devoted foodie - chasing down hole-in-the-wall joints and new, trendy places whenever he gets the chance. Raised in Phoenix's core, just two miles from where the Diamondbacks play, the 29-year-old Arizona State product has a local's knowledge of the city's food scene. The day he signed a new $11-million contract with the Dodgers, we took in dinner at his newest favorite, Latitude Eight, a little Thai place in Chandler's historic district that he said is on its own hitting streak.