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  1. Celebrity Settings
    Beyoncé and Jay Z Dine at Del Posto; Lady Gaga Visits Her Former Chef atThis week’s Celebrity Settings.
  2. Celebrity Settings
    Rachel McAdams Slurps Oysters at Crave; Dakota Fanning Goes to IHOPThis week’s Celebrity Settings.
  3. Celebrity Settings
    Jennifer Lopez Drops by Dos Caminos; Jake Gyllenhaal Lunches at Má PêcheThis week’s Celebrity Settings.
  4. Grub Guides
    Burrata Everywhere: 24 Places to Eat Everyone’s Favorite Menu ItemIt’s the new bacon.
  5. Lawsuits
    Scott Conant Suing Business PartnersAmong other things, Conant says he was cut out of potential business deals with his partners.
  6. Quote of the Day
    Scott Conant Does Not Keep Tabs on Every Food Network Star, Just FYISo please stop asking.
  7. Grub Guides
    Spring Luxury: 20 Spots Serving Outstanding Morel Mushroom DishesMarietta, Colonie, and ABC Cocina are all serving the wild, seasonal ‘shroom.
  8. Chef Shuffles
    Freddy Vargas Returns To Scarpetta Beverly Hills As Executive ChefAlex Stratta is leaving after just four months for a personal leave of absence.
  9. Leftovers
    Benoit Hosts a Whole Pig Roast; Googa Mooga Adds Music PerformancesPlus: Scarpetta’s anniversary menu, and more, in today’s Leftovers.
  10. Celebrity Settings
    Ke$ha Brown-Bags It In Venice; Lance Armstrong Slithers Into Mastro’sOver at Sur, The Bachelor’s virgin prince went out on the first date with his new lady.
  11. Leftovers
    Alex Stratta Joining Scarpetta Beverly Hills; 50-Cent Drinks Tomorrow at CoffeeThe widespread coffee chain is celebrating 50 years.
  12. Leftovers
    Seoul Sausage Wins The Great Food Truck Race; $45 Tasting Menu EveryThe Korean sausage truck opens its brick and mortar this Saturday.
  13. Eat Well
    Eat Well: Family Meal in Carroll Gardens; Vegetarian Menus in the MeatpackingPlus: healthy cocktails, food synergy, and more in our weekly roundup of healthy eating.
  14. Celebrity Settings
    Gwyneth Goes Goopless at Tavern; Kirk and Michael Douglas Hit CrustaceanThe star goes to Suzanne Goin’s place with an au naturale look.
  15. Celebrity Settings
    Britney Spears Is Crazy…for Crawfish!The singer ignores everything but the food at a Brentwood barbecue.
  16. Celebrity Settings
    Oprah Winfrey Hits Scarpetta, Buys Homeless Man a MealThe celebrity mogul bought dinner for a homeless man at Scarpetta.
  17. Rumors
    LDV Hospitality Takes Over Former XL Space; Is Scott Conant Involved?The team behind Scarpetta takes over some primo downtown real estate.
  18. Celebrity Settings
    Jessica Biel Flashes Engangement Ring at Tavern; Brangelina Goes to The GoldenNaturally, the celebrity couple was given a lot of grief for enjoying a little fast food.
  19. Neighborhood Watch
    Masten Lake Closes Seven Months After Opening; Scott Conant Hits the StagePlus: Highlands undergoing renovations, a Kosher barbecue championship, and more neighborhood news.
  20. Foodievents
    Six Taste Targets Lovers in Beverly HillsFor anyone seeking to knock boots with a belly full of lamb ribs and red wine.
  21. Expansion Plans
    Scott Conant Gives NYC D.O.C.G. Rumors the BootIf anything, his next restaurant will have a formal vibe.
  22. Ciao
    Sifton Leaves in October, But With Whom?Come October, Sifton is out.
  23. Celebrity Settings
    Jay-Z Tips Big at Scarpetta; Jennifer Garner Hits Napa Valley GrilleThe rap mogul goes from big pimpin’ to big tippin’!
  24. L.A. Diet
    Bartender Matt Biancaniello Eats Gluten-Free Pretzel Sticks and Takes His“I’m kind of a little bit of a grazer.”
  25. The Other Critics
    Gold Crowns a New BBQ King; Patrick Kuh Picks 2010’s Best New RestaurantsLos Angeles magazine puts Lazy Ox Canteen at the top of its list, while Capo vets do brisket and beef ribs just right in Van Nuys.
  26. The Other Critics
    Brad A. Johnson and Virbila Scope Scarpetta; Gold Entranced by Salt’s CureJeff Cerciello’s fries are cult-worthy, cries the L.A. Weekly, while Angeleno and L.A. Times are both sold on Scott Conant’s $24 spaghetti.
  27. The Food Chain
    Scott Conant Craves Mozza’s Butterscotch BudinoIt’s that yin and yang with the butterscotch and the saltiness.”
  28. The Food Chain
    John Fraser Is Seduced by the Simplicity of Scarpetta’s Spaghetti“There is a soulful element that makes me feel like I want to slurp each tangle of pasta one by one.”
  29. The Other Critics
    Virbila Gets a Parking Ticket at Momed; Jonathan Gold Has a Little Lamb atL.A. Times loves Alex Sarkissian and his menu, but can’t stand the parking situation, while L.A. Weekly looks at Uyghur cuisine in San Gabriel.
  30. Interviews
    Scott Conant Gets Puck’s Blessing and Sympathizes With L.A. Post-Michelin DissThe Scarpetta chef also explains his concerns about expansion in the wake of Tom Colicchio’s Craft announcement and why we don’t have his baby goat dish.
  31. Openings
    First Look at Scarpetta’s Menu, Open Tonight in Beverly HillsScott Conant plays in our markets and introduces his meaty signatures to 90210.
  32. Openings
    Opening Update: Scarpetta Serves on Monday, FarmShop Delayed, and MoreScot Conant will have a mostly original menu to fit West Coast tastes.
  33. Beef
    Conant and the BarbariansIs Scott Conant talking back to critics again?
  34. The Other Critics
    Toronto Critic Finally Writes Back to Scott ConantA critic responds to Scott Conant’s “Open Letter to Toronto,” and it isn’t pretty.
  35. USer’s Guide
    Fall Restaurant Preview: Where and What To EatL.A.’s fall’s openings are exciting enough to distract us from Nancy Silverton burgers and Michael Voltaggio’s plans.
  36. Neighborhood Watch
    Junior’s Serves Cupcakes; Scarpetta’s New Vegetarian MenuPlus: complimentary drinks during brunch at Perbacco, and more, all in our daily roundup of neighborhood news.
  37. Foodievents
    James Beard and Cedd Moses Join L.A.’s New Tasting SeasonCelebrity chefs include locals like CJ Jacobson and Shannon Swindle.
  38. Empire Building
    Scarpetta Coming to Montage Beverly HillsThe pillaging of L.A. by now-you-see-me, now-you-don’t-chefs continues.
  39. Beef
    Conant Defends Himself to Canadians; Oceana Says It Isn’t Racist TowardToday in damage control.
  40. The New York Diet
    Chef Scott Conant Questions His Multi-Restaurant Dining Habits“For breakfast, I had granola with blueberries. That’s it. No coffee. I’m off coffee, which is really painful.”
  41. Neighborhood Watch
    Abilene Launches Lunch; Red Hook Trucks ReturnPlus: A crêperie on Grand Avenue, and Scarpetta turns two, in our roundup of daily neighborhood news.
  42. Two for Eight
    Tables Available at Convivio; Locanda Verde and Maialino Fully BookedIt’s 4 p.m., and that means it’s time to play Two for Eight. Today: Notable Italian.
  43. Closings
    Stephen Hanson Will Transform Vento Into Another Dos CaminosThe Italian restaurant that opened with Michael White in the kitchen will close on Sunday.
  44. Celebrity Settings
    Ethan Hawke Chaperones at Serafina; Bill Clinton Carbo-loads at ScarpettaPlus: Hayden Panettiere lunches at the Library at the Hudson Hotel, Abby Elliott laughs at Wine and Roses, and more in our weekly roundup of boldface dining.
  45. Empire Building
    It’s Official: Scott Conant Will Replace Table 8The Scarpetta chef is the latest Bowery boy.
  46. Hours of Operation
    Late Night With Scarpetta and Fette SauPlus, Murray Hill loses a late-night favorite.
  47. Lists
    Déjà ChewThe latest list of “hot tables” seems awful familiar.
  48. Lists
    No Mo’ MomoPlus, Ko is conspicuously absent in ‘Travel & Leisure”s list of Top 50 new restaurants.
  49. The New York Diet
    Top Chef’s Fabio Viviani Eats New York“I went to the restaurant of Scott Conant, the friend that was talking shit about me on ‘Top Chef.’”
  50. Awards
    David Chang Continues to Win Awards You Never Knew ExistedBoth Bravo and USA are getting in on the Changbang.
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