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  1. Quote of the Day
    Thomas Keller Is a Picky Eater in C.A., But Not in N.Y.The French Laundry chef hits up a few expected spots, and some that are not.
  2. The Grub Street Diet
    Musician Gabriel Kahane Over-orders at Franny’s, Is On a Quest to Perfect“Actually, while I was feeling incredibly hungry on the train, I made an OpenTable reservation for dinner at Il Buco Alimentari.”
  3. Celebrity Settings
    Axl Rose Rides The Jäger Train at Tropicana; Dolly Parton Plays Dress-Up atThe singer chases his appearance on Jimmy Kimmel with a pool party at Hollywood Roosevelt.
  4. Chef Shuffles
    Rory Herrmann Exits Bouchon Beverly HillsThe chef is known for his skill and an inspiring weight-loss.
  5. Leftovers
    Senor Fish To Pay $90K in Back Wages; Pier Burger Draws Shake Shack ComparisonsThe seafood mini-chain settles with the U.S. department of labor.
  6. Emperor Tomato
    Touch Me Tomato: Drago, A.O.C., Lindy & Grundy, and Bouchon Bakery Make The BestTwo tasting menus and two dishes that highlight the fruits of summer.
  7. User’s Guide
    Bastille Day: Seven Spots to Get Your Bag(uette) OnLive music, food, an drink deals abound at our French-aligned restaurant and bars this weekend.
  8. Rumor Mill
    Thomas Keller Headed to Miami?It’s still in the rumor stage.
  9. Video Feed
    Watch the Country’s Best Chefs Pay Tribute to Thomas KellerYes, Thomas Keller makes his kitchen staff do double-duty as his caddies.
  10. Foodies With Benefits
    5x5 Chefs Becoming 6x6, With Guest Chefs Ludo, Cosentino, Tusk, and Jeremy FoxThe collaboration dinner series also now includes Michael Voltaggio and Rory Herrmann.
  11. Mediavore
    LAUSD Launching Free Breakfast Program; Vegans Mad at Strawberry FrappucinosThe meatless go crazy when they learn Starbucks has spiked their shakes with coloring from a beetle.
  12. For Chickenheads
    What Do Roscoe’s and Bouchon Suddenly Have in Common?Yup, Keller’s place is serving fried chicken and waffles for Easter.
  13. To-Go
    Bouchon Offering Ad Hoc’s Fried Chicken To-GoLook out Colonel Sanders!
  14. Celebrity Settings
    Ashton Kutcher Drinks at Zero Zero; The Beckhams Lunch at Bouchon; Eddie IzzardAlso, Sean Penn met with those hikers who were detained in Iran at his favorite hangout, Tosca.
  15. Foodievents
    Six Taste Targets Lovers in Beverly HillsFor anyone seeking to knock boots with a belly full of lamb ribs and red wine.
  16. L.A. Diet
    Ruth Reichl Ate at Yuca’s on Her BirthdayShe also indulges in Bouchon and hits Michael Voltaggio’s sandwich shop.
  17. Previews
    Redd Wood Opens Next Week in YountvilleRichard Reddington’s new pizzeria is just about ready.
  18. Openings
    Sharlena Fong Opens Semi-Sweet Bakery in DowntownThe former Per Se pastry chef unites with James Gonzalez for their own sweet and savory bakery.
  19. Foodievents
    First Look at The Daniel Boulud Tribute Dinner MenuSang Yoon’s making pressed Iberico pig ears while Francois Payard is on dessert duty.
  20. The Other Critics
    Virbila Picks Five Fried Chickens; Gold Gorges at Ink.SackThe L.A. Times critic goes high-end while scoping out the city’s best golden bird.
  21. Openings
    Bouchon Bakery Opens Wednesday in Beverly HillsNearly two years of speculation will finally be put to rest next week.
  22. Openings
    Bouchon Bakery Will Open in Beverly Hills This Month
  23. Pond-Hopping
    Keller Will Take the French Laundry to EnglandIt will be a ten-day pop-up in Harrods.
  24. Interviews
    Thomas Keller Has a System for Watching American Idol, Craves“This is my first year being really into it … I DVR each episode so that I can fast forward through Randy Jackson, J.Lo, and Steven what’s-his-name.”
  25. Book of Kells
    Thomas Keller Gets Salty for the L.A. TimesThe French Laundry chef kicks off the L.A. ‘Times’ new “Master Class” series by showing readers how to brine salmon.
  26. Bookshelf
    L.A. Times Festival of Books: What’s In It For Foodies?Duff Goldman and Thomas Keller are sharing the same stage, but fortunately not at the same time.
  27. Slideshow
    What Giselle Wellman’s Bringing To PetrossianThe new chef has pared the menu down to some classics and a few of her own signatures, making the restaurant more approachable.
  28. Celebrity Settings
    John Gotti Jr. Dines With Travolta at Amici; Paris Hilton Buys a Cougar BurgerApparently, Vinnie Barbarino got the blessing to play The Teflon Don while dining in Santa Monica with his son.
  29. User’s Guide
    Where to Eat During Restaurant WeekWe pick twelve of the most in-demand menus for dineLA’s Restaurant Week.
  30. Foodievents
    What’s New For Restaurant Week(s)We will miss Lazy Ox and Providence this year, where we really want to eat at a discount.
  31. Gift Guide
    The Grub Street Gift Guide, Part 2: Expert PicksSam Calagione, Ruth Reichl, José Andrés, and more give us their holiday gift picks.
  32. Chef Shuffles
    Petrossian Names Its New Exec ChefGiselle Wellman, a Del Posto and Bouchon veteran, steps in to fill Ben Bailly’s shoes.
  33. Trends
    Putting the Feet Before the Belly: How Pork Trotters Became Such a ThingA look at how pig feet took over menus around the country.
  34. Slideshow
    What You Missed At Wolfgang Puck’s AWFF 2010Jose Andres made decadent tacos, Spago roasted an entire goat, and Nancy Silverton wore a funny inflatable hat.
  35. The Other Critics
    Gold Gets Flashbacks From Fries at Daglas And Trumpets The Six BurgerPlus, where to catch S. Irene Virbila over lunch.
  36. Slideshow
    First Look at Food & Wine’s ‘Taste of Beverly Hills’A truly local crowd mingled with celebrities, star chefs, and food-obsessives, only losing their appetites when The Kardashian Family was given the key to the city.
  37. Empire Building
    Scarpetta Coming to Montage Beverly HillsThe pillaging of L.A. by now-you-see-me, now-you-don’t-chefs continues.
  38. Celebrity Settings
    Jack Nicholson Eschews Chinatown for Mr. Chow; Bouchon Cameos onThe movie legend re-visits a classic star haunt while Keller’s place gets on HBO.
  39. Funnies
    Thomas Keller Gets Dunked for CharityThe celebrated chef is not above a little public humiliation for a good cause.
  40. Superlatives
    Brad A. Johnson Tweets His Restaurant Award WinnersHis top ten list of best new restaurants contains at least one big surprise.
  41. Let’s Do Brunch
    Bouchon Begins Brunch and Late-Night Burger Service This WeekendBar Bouchon becomes your best bet for Keller’s bistro cooking without a reservation.
  42. Previews
    B3 to Feature Obscure Wines, Meaty BitesThe wine-centric burger bar may be softly open as soon as next week.
  43. Celebrity Settings
    Charlize Cuddles with Keanu at Bouchon; Suri Cruise Makes It Rain at Le PainTwo newly single stars get snapped being intimate while a future star throws some dough around a bakery.
  44. Interviews
    Thomas Keller Rejects Celebrity Chefdom“We fall into this trap of having to have celebrities.”
  45. The Other Critics
    Everybody Reviews Delphine This Week and Really Likes ItChef Sascha Lyon scores with three critics this week.
  46. Previews
    Jeff Cerciello Will Open Brentwood’s FarmShop in JulyFarmShop will be both a market and restaurant in The Brentwood Country Mart.
  47. Personalities
    Thomas Keller ‘Would Love to Do a Bouchon Brooklyn’But will it actually happen?
  48. Empire Building
    Keller Would Do an Ad Hoc, But Not a Per Se in L.A. (Plus: Keller in Brooklyn?)Is Thomas Keller done with fine dining?
  49. The Other Critics
    Lazy Ox Scoops Up Virbila’s Best Burger Nod; Gold Would Suffer Street Food FestL.A. Weekly overlooks flaws at a failed food event and L.A. Times boosts Downtown’s latest hot spot.
  50. The Other Critics
    The Gorbals Gets Gold’s Nod for Best Fries; Forage Refuses His FruitIlan Hall gets a mixed review from L.A. Weekly, Forage follows.
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