A boxing champ becomes a restaurateur and a health food mega-store has a good end to a rough year.
While the "Got Milk?" campaign creators mull legal action against a racy knockoff, Sam Nazarian's hotel ambitions have taken a hit from today's economic climate.
Pink's is having a celeb-filled birthday week, while Santa Monica business groups are pushing food trucks away.
A New Hampshire Italian restaurant makes the world's largest meatball while Luxe Hotels has designs on the City Center Holiday Inn.
Former Ralph's execs are suing over being scapegoated while Rubio's doesn't accept an offered $80 million buyout.
Wolfgang Puck and the company behind .Food have settled their suit, while an unnamed local restaurant owner is rumored to have leaked copies of Michael Jackson's autopsy photos.
Outdoor smoking may be banned in L.A., while a fake Colonel Sanders pulls a high-profile stunt.
California grows about 50% of the nation's produce, but its output is severely threatened by a worsening drought.
Bears like what they find in minivans and L.A. residents have reported sightings of a woman missing following an arrest at Geoffrey's Malibu restaurant.
A cop lets Dennis Quaid loose form a potential DUI at Phillipe Chow, while California's wine grape growers are miffed about imports.
The Counter's Utah store is closing after just a year, and worldwide hunger has grown.
A weekend festival is canceled in Boyle Heights, while The FDA pays more attention to food labels.
Fraiche loses its founding chef, and Gourmet's final issue is available today.
Mayor Villaraigosa puts Pink's hot dogs on the line against Philly, while Ruth Reichl misses a party held for Gourmet.
Pabst Blue Ribbon raises their prices and IHOP stirs up trouble with its eggs.
The desert will get a farmer's market and swap meet, while Rubio's chain is considering a possible sale.
Coco's is testing a new coffee in SoCal, while 925 pounds of ground beef are recalled by a San Diego company.
While Temecula wine country landowners have a new pest to consider, Yogurtland is being sued for reusing its product.
John Lennon Loved Cream and Corn Flakes; Activists Push to Block New Convenience Stores in South L.A.
John Lennon had a favorite midnight snack, and some activists are trying to stop the construction of new convenience stores in South Los Angeles.
Homegirl Cafe rolls out salsa for the supermarket and Scripps Network is creating a new food channel.