Food

Cowgirl Creamery: How to host the perfect cheese party

The founders of the Cowgirl Creamery give tips on how the best ways to plan a cheese course.

5 LA bars with the best Old-Fashioned. What's your favorite?

Leading up to our cocktail party at The Virgil Thursday, we asked KPCC staff and listeners to share their favorite place in L.A. to order an Old-Fashioned.

King Taco: Critic Jonathan Gold on what it means to LA

With the passing of founder Raul Martinez Sr. this week, the Pulitzer-winning critic tells Off-Ramp's John Rabe why King Taco is important to LA.

Lemonade chef Alan Jackson on how to transform your Thanksgiving leftovers

Lemonade founder and chef Alan Jackson has some ideas for the day after Thanksgiving

3 LA top chefs share their favorite recipes for Thanksgiving (photos)

Check out holiday recipes from Mo-Chica's Ricardo Zarate, AOC's Suzanne Goin and The Roof's Eric Greenspan. What's on your plate?

Thanksgivukkah: Game-changing potato latkes for your hybrid holiday (video)

You only need six ingredients but don't let that fool you. These are the hand shredded, no food processor version for people who like doing things the hard way. It's tradition.

Time to mix up the Manischewitz turkey brine for Thanksgivukkah

Jewish foodies say the flavors of Hanukkah and Thanksgiving are a culinary match made in heaven. And this Thanksgivukkah feast is especially sweet because it may not happen again for 80,000 years.

This is what America's school lunches really look like

The days of mystery meat are far from over in the nation's school cafeterias, according to an online project that collects photos of school lunches. But it's not all bad news.

Coffee Maker Cooking: Brew up your next dinner

Dust off that old Mr. Coffee! We've stumbled upon a wacky use for classic coffee makers: Cook a three-course meal for one. Keep reading for recipes.

3 reasons you should dry brine your turkey this Thanksgiving

Los Angeles Times Food Editor Russ Parsons says it's the latest way to keep your Thanksgiving bird from turning out dry and nasty.

What's behind the decline in cold cereal sales in the US?

Cereal sales are still on the decline and Kellogg recently announced that they would be cutting thousands of jobs. Does this mean the breakfast staple on its way out?

5 things you might not have known about God and beer

What do ancient Sumerians, Paulaner monks, Arthur Guinness and a whole bunch of party-hardy Millennials have in common? Pairing beer with God.

Goodbye paper menus? Restaurants test the water for tablets

Digital menus may help diners make more informed choices about restaurants' food and drink options. And they may boost restaurant profits, too.

Fish sauce: An ancient Roman condiment rises again

It turns out the briny condiment has deep roots in Europe, dating back to the Roman Empire. What caused its decline? Historians say it boils down to taxes, and pirates.

Young entrepreneur starts 'No Burger Left Behind' program at SoCal school

"There's a drug dealer in my daughter's school. He's not selling pot, crack or meth; he's selling ... hamburgers."

Are you a sage foodie? A quiz to test your food literacy

The folks behind Food Day have devised a quiz to gauge your knowledge of all things food — from farm to table. Even if you think you know a lot about food and sustainability, there are a few tricks here that might trip you up.