In the beginning, there were tapas. And then there was Suzanne Goin and Caroline Styne's A.O.C., which took the tapas concept and translated it as "small plates." Today, "tapas" and "small plates"…
Today's environmentally conscious restaurateur treats Chilean sea bass with a respect once reserved for giant pandas. Now that overfishing has turned once-ordinary varieties like Atlantic cod and…
Partygoers could almost feel the spirits of the bayou wafting through Tuesday's premiere of spooky thriller "Skeleton Key." A haunted graveyard and enough Creole-style chow to feed the entire French…
The Palm Springs Short Film Fest & Market has named producer Kathleen McInnis director of the Sept. 20-26 event. With 350 films from more than 40 countries, the 11th edition is the largest event for…
When local entrepreneur Michel Algazi launched a line of Mexican-style ice creams, he decided there would be Mexican chocolate, cajeta (milk caramel), flan and, of course, sweet corn.
At Tuesday's Los Angeles Film Fest centerpiece screening of "Nine Lives," helmer Rodrigo Garcia described his extensive ensemble cast as a "greedy fat boy's answered letter to Santa."
Hollywood Boulevard became a NASCAR raceway Sunday for Disney's "Herbie: Fully Loaded" premiere. Souped-up vintage Beetles and stock cars were on display, while stands including Hot Dog on a Stick…
Fire marshals stepped in to close the overflowing Cinerama Dome at Thursday's Los Angeles Film Festival opening night festivities.
Former Variety Asia-Pacific bureau chief Don Groves has been appointed manager of communications for Australia's Southern Star Group.
Filmmaker Ismail Merchant, who with partner James Ivory created sumptuous period pieces such as "A Room With a View" and "Howards End," died Wednesday in London. He was 68.