L.A.’s Legendary Restaurants - Where Hollywood Ate, Drank and Played

If you need a mini vacation away from the real world, you can hardly do better than to sit back and relax with George Geary’s new book, L.A.’s Legendary Restaurants - Celebrating the Famous Places Where Hollywood Ate, Drank and Played. It's sheer indulgence in the romance and glamour of Hollywood in the golden era.

Local Cheese Tray for a Party

A cheese tray created from local cheeses showcases the farmers in your area and anchors the buffet at a party or wine tasting.

Ladies' Lunch Inspired by David Leibovitz's Book Signing Party at Boat Street Cafe

Cooking for a crowd: Here's an idea that's pretty on the plate, vegetarian or could be, and will suit a wide variety of appetites.

My Favorite Ottolenghi Recipes from the Jerusalem Cookbook

For anyone who feels intimidated by the list of ingredients in many of these recipes, go ahead and dive in! There is no reason to live without him at your table...

Ottolenghi Overview: What Makes Him So Popular?

Here's a few ideas about why he is so successful.