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In ‘Omnivore,’ Noma chef René Redzepi investigates the future of food

Earning three Michelin stars and having your restaurant named the best in the world five times might be enough for most chefs, but René Redzepi has set his sights on something bigger: changing the way we eat. The fare we…

People are obsessed with a pizza box. The company behind it won’t talk

When Sookie Orth sat down to write her college essay last fall, something quickly came to mind. A pizza box. Orth, then a senior at Sequoyah School in Pasadena, began her draft with a declaration: “I learned how to fold…

L.A. dishes that demonstrate the magical powers of cabbage

Brussels sprouts had their moment, propelled into culinary celebrity by the gastropubs of the 2000s. Cauliflower continues its reign as the go-to cruciferous substitute for meat-centric and carb-heavy favorites. Kale invaded the chip aisle and salad section of menus years…

Michelin adds six L.A. restaurants to its California guide. Look for the coveted stars next month

As California draws nearer to the annual release of the Michelin Guide’s top restaurants across the state, fans and followers of the global restaurant rating system can put a few more new businesses and star contenders on their “to visit”…

Prince Street Pizza drive-thru pop-up takes over former Arby’s space

The now-vacant, iconic Arby’s on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood will soon be home to a New York-founded pizza joint — and the neon-lighted cowboy hat sign will remain in its original state. On Thursday, Prince Street Pizza, a slice shop…

How Los Olivos winemaker Âmevive is redefining grape farming. Will others follow suit?

In the pastoral patchwork of vineyards west of Highway 154, winemaker Alice Anderson and her partner, Topher De Felice, farm a historic 10-acre property with the help of her small herd of animals, growing grapes for some of the most…

Dondurma show is a draw a Turkish ice cream shop Galata in Long Beach

The ice cream flips, twists and floats just out of reach, attached to one end of a long silver scooping staff being controlled by a professional trickster on the other side of the counter. The second you think you’ve firmly…

Kwang Uh and Mina Park’s Baroo is The Times’ 2024 Restaurant of the Year

The third of six courses at Baroo — the dish where the momentum behind Kwang Uh’s modern Korean cooking, light and assured, becomes fully realized — is a ssam of fried sole, built on a leaf of butter lettuce that…

Mariscos Jalisco by Raul Ortega is The Times’ 2024 Gold Award winner

Raul Ortega holds a plate with his famous “taco dorado de camaron” outside his original Mariscos Jalisco food truck location in Los Angeles’ Boyle Heights. (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times) It’s noontime on a hot Sunday afternoon and…

Where to find some of the best bar food in Los Angeles

A private corner table in a beautiful dining room will never match the allure of a seat at the bar. By myself or with a date, social niceties are more relaxed on a stool, with our elbows resting on the…