In many prisons and jails across the U.S., a bland, brownish lump is served to inmates who misbehave. But the practice is starting to fade as more prisoners argue that the loaf is cruel and unusual punishment.
Before the year ends, we thought we'd take a look back at some of the best new restaurants to open up in L.A. this year. Host A Martinez talks with Los Angeles magazine's restaurant critic Patric Kuh.
Koreatown native Matthew Kang has put together the official list of the best Korean restaurants in L.A. and share it with Take Two.
We reached out to some of our favorite boozing buddies for creative cocktail recipes. From fancy to fruity, here's a list of drinks to make at home this NYE.
Jewish families who emigrated from Europe to Latin America around World War II wove local flavors into traditional recipes — that means breading Argentine milanesa with matzo meal.
A beauty product in the kitchen? Cooking gurus have been advocating this secret weapon since the 1970s to achieve crispy duck skin that will blow them away (sorry!).
With this house designed by civil engineers, gingerbread families everywhere can enjoy the holidays without having to worry about their roofs caving in.
It's not just lack of quality or freshness that can put a damper on your in-flight meal: Our senses are scrambled at high altitudes. Those sweet and salty sensors might be off as much as 30 percent while in flight.
John Rabe takes the Crawford Family Forum on the road and learns lessons about the classic cocktail trend (it came late to LA) and how to make a really good Martini.
With deconstructed salads and nachos that go in hexagonal bowls, cookbook author Chris-Rachel Oseland says that the recipes are perfect for die-hard players with dietary restrictions.
The Bucket, the burger joint that graced, or greased, Eagle Rock since 1935, was shuttered this year, but rises again as Dee Dee's Dive.
Starbucks and PepsiCo are among companies that have removed unfamiliar ingredients from products.
The Santa Monica Omelette Parlor closes tomorrow after some 35-years in business. Judge James Hahn is one of the last customers.
It's true, Sriracha might vanish from our shelves for a little while. But the world offers thousands of great hot sauces. Many of them that are better than Sriracha.
The steak and seafood spot where diners can ogle vintage planes on the front lawn was set to close at the end of 2013 due to a rent increase.
Like lots of people, Audrey Shulman had trouble finding a date, but unlike lots of people, her solution involved cake. Sitting in bars with cake, in fact. For one year, Audrey baked 50 cakes, gave each one away at a different bar, and wrote a blog about it. She called it cakebarring and Take Two's Lauren Osen went along on one adventurous night.