Behold the power of a pretty plate. It can render a hot dog nouvelle cuisine and hold its own at a dinner for eight. Designed for beauty and utility, these plates make the meal.
Viacom will pay new CEO Philippe Dauman an annual salary of $2 million, a target bonus of $7 million -- which could rise to twice that -- and $12 million in stock options.
At Sunset Marquis Hotel, general manager Rod Gruendyke never dines alone. A guest pulls up a chair, musicians emerge hungry from the Studio downstairs and a two-top becomes a party.
There's what we eat -- and then there's what we want to eat. Personally, we prefer the latter. With that in mind, we designed a day's worth of indulgence.
Los Angeles is a city of wannabes. Is that why it's so hard to get old-fashioned Italian food in this town?
Enough with the cupcakes. Nothing against them, you understand. Only cupcake worship could break down this city's resistance to carbs and inspire more than a dozen bakeries to open in the last year.
Because man cannot live on filet mignon alone, Variety Weekend asked three of L.A.'s most prominent chefs for their favorite spots to grab a bite for under $25.