Tasty Tidbits: The Bistro Garden turns 20; Little Feet in the Kitchen

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BY KAREN YOUNG THE BISTRO GARDEN CELEBRATES 20 YEARS IN THE 818 WITH A SPECIAL MENU AND MORE: The Bistro Garden, and husband and wife owners, Greg Pappas and Carolyn Niklas Pappas, are marking 20 years in Studio City by bringing back some its … [Read more...]

Thirsty Scientist Mixes Up Cool, Fresh and Ingenious Cocktails

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Mixing drinks is a science.

BY JO PERRY Hot? Thirsty? Looking for a way to make your next birthday party, anniversary, barbecue, bar or bat mitzvah, Halloween or holiday celebration or corporate event memorable and entertaining? Studio City’s Jason Dobrowner’s Thirsty … [Read more...]

The Fry Girl: Mini-Doughnuts and more at your door

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MY DAILY FIND STAFF   This past Tuesday morning a pink van pulled up in front of Jennifer Evans Gardner's Little Feet in the Kitchen cooking school in Studio City, bringing with it a very welcome "guest chef" to eight students ages 10 to 13 … [Read more...]

Chicks with Knives offers a private supper club and cooking classes

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Potato soup with potato chip garnish. Photos: Chicks with Knives

BY CAROLE ROSNER Good food is hot in L.A. right now — not hot as in temperature, but hot as in popular.  As noted by the popularity of  gourmet food trucks and number of restaurant openings,  the consumption of good food is as important for … [Read more...]

Father-Daughter team share joy of cooking at Katie’s Cooking School in Encino

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BY CAROLE ROSNER Father and daughter team, Jeff and Katie London, wanted their business to be a mixture of things they love--cooking, kids and education. After much research and planning, Katie’s Cooking School opened its doors in February 2009 … [Read more...]

The Art of Food and Amy’s Underground Decadent Dinner Parties

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Jurist learned how to make this Lobster Ravoli was prepared for

BY KAREN YOUNG “I’m really into yummy decadence, not fussy decadence,” says Amy Jurist  as we sit in the modern kitchen of her airy home in the Studio City hills overlooking the San Fernando Valley.   Placed on the table, surrounding a … [Read more...]

Little Feet in the Kitchen cooks up big dishes

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BY JOANNE KIMES My daughter has never been much of a foodie, sticking with items found only on a kid's menu, so when I heard about Jennifer Evans Gardner's Little Feet In The Kitchen summer cooking camp, I was skeptical. The concept of this cooking … [Read more...]