First place winner of the Grilled Cheese Invitational, Michael Davidson, uses foil-wrapped bricks to press his sandwiches. According to Michael, "The brick is the trick!"
Father's Office Burger - super moist meat patty topped off with caramelized onions, bacon, Bleu and Gruyere cheese and fresh arugula.served on a French Roll.
in case u can't bear to drive to OC (or dont live in SoCal), Daily Candy got their sweet hands on David Myers's Pizzeria Ortica's pizza dough recipe
In season! Strawberries for sorbet at Hollywood Farmers' Market.
Pretty yummies for Earth Day. Eat a cupcake, plant a tree.
Heat Wave How-To: A new ice cream truck in LA makes modern architecture out of ice cream sandwiches. Find them via Twitter!
Lottie + Doof + Vena Cava = Food + Fashion . Plus, some pretty excellent guacamole.
The French 95 Cocktail. This bourbon variation of the French 75 was crafted at the exquisite restaurant Hatfield's, in Los Angeles.
Thai coconut red curry with seitan
Peanut Butter Cup with Peanut Brittle, Caramel Gelée & Caramel Gelato at Craft, LA.
Kaeng Hawy Bai Cha-Phluu: Spicy, Turmeric-seasoned Curry with Baby Clam and Wild Tea Leaves at Jitlada Thai Restaurant.
Hostess Cupcake - Chocolate cake with a vanilla buttercream center, topped with chocolate ganache.
Course #18 in a 6-Hour Extravaganza at Urasawa: Shiitake Nigiri Sushi
Pea Soup Recipe from LA Mill Coffee in Silverlake
BAZAAR's Stuffed piquillo peppers with goat cheese. One of the many surprising dishes in LA's new IT restaurant.
Duck with murcott tangerines and beluga lentils.
Anejo Manhattan is comprised of El Tesoro Anejo Tequila, Sweet Vermouth, Licor 43 and Angostura & Regan’s No. 6 orange bitters with a salami-wrapped cherry.
Red Quinoa Salad from the new Tender Greens outpost in West Hollywood.
Pastel de carne... puff pastry filled with delicious seasoned meat!
Los Angeles/Orange County's Boiling Crab packs some of the most garlicky shrimp, crab & crawfish. The sauce is so good... that I had to take it back home and do it again.
mint ice cream + milk + creme de menthe + creme de cacao + mini chocolate chips + Grape Nuts + whipped cream + chocolate sauce = Shaky Shamrock
Mini foie gras sliders with quince jam at The Bazaar (SLS Hotel Los Angeles). Truly a bite of heaven.
who knew eastern european food could be so sexy and sophisticated? smoked duck breast and grilled foie gras on lemon-marinated red cabbage, cucumber and radicchio
a cheese and bread presentation perfectly suited to TasteSpotting ~ at Salute Wine Bar in Santa Monica
Crispy oysters from Mako, another great recipe from Just One Plate.
Wontons for breakfast? Only in Los Angeles' Chinatown.
Crudo (Italian Raw Fish): Cured belly of ocean trout with house made mustard at Riva Restaurant
giving you a reason to go to The OC: calabrese pizza at pizzeria ortica
20 year search for goulash like grandma's ends with a recipe from Blu Jam Cafe
Taco stands standing tall in Los Angeles: a look at the Los Angeles taco scene sans trucks.
"Dragon's Breath", Caramel Popcorn Bites "cooked" in Liquid Nitrogen, at the Bazaar by Jose Andres
A colorful macaron wonderland
Patinette's take on a Cubano sandwich with Kurabuta pork