<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Food & Drink]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbclosangeles.com/the-scene/food-drink http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.png NBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.com en-us Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:55:34 -0700 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 02:55:34 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Farmer's Market Yellow Gazpacho]]> Mon, 03 Jun 2013 14:55:19 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/13272565_olivesunday_722x406_32057923747.jpg
Farmer's Market Yellow Gazpacho]]>
<![CDATA[Outdoor Dining on a Chilly Day]]> Mon, 17 Dec 2012 13:12:49 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/cecconi%27s_patio.jpg
How do you keep eating outdoors once winter arrives? There are ways.

Photo Credit: Cecconi's]]>
<![CDATA[1st Look's Best of Food 2012]]> Sat, 15 Dec 2012 23:33:08 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/BESTOFFOOD.jpg
Join host Ali Fedotowsky as we take a look back at some of the best foodie moments on 1st Look this year.]]>
<![CDATA[LA’s Best Dining and Nightlife Adventures]]> Fri, 14 Dec 2012 10:37:27 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GMLW15220000-ATS-Images-722x406_A1.jpg
Nights on the town your thing? Then you'll want to drive to these nearby destinations.]]>
<![CDATA[Long Beach's Mega Christmas Cookie Contest]]> Wed, 12 Dec 2012 13:33:55 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/generic-cookies.gif
Are you ultra proud of your special snickerdoodles? Best enter 'em quick.

Photo Credit: Cookies]]>
<![CDATA[Gifting Downtown LA's Best Eats]]> Tue, 11 Dec 2012 13:46:27 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/180*120/lovenutsphoto.jpg
Want to give a food gift with a local twist? Look to downtown.

Photo Credit: Love Nuts]]>
<![CDATA[Ali Bakes with the "Ace" himself at Duff's]]> Mon, 10 Dec 2012 15:39:11 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/DUFFSCAKEMIX.jpg
Ali heads to Duff's Cake Mix to see if she can hang with the Ace of Cakes himself, Duff Goldman. Watch what happens when they put their heads together to make the ultimate Ali cake. Duff's Cake Mix...]]>
<![CDATA[A Dessert with Everything But The Kitchen Sink]]> Mon, 10 Dec 2012 15:39:06 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/CULINA.jpg
Why choose your toppings when you can have them all at once. At Culina in Los Angeles, there's a dessert that literally has everything except for the kitchen sink. Ali gets in the kitchen to see...]]>
<![CDATA[Get Up Early for a Doughnut from Glazed and Infused]]> Mon, 10 Dec 2012 15:33:07 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GLAZEDANDINFUSED.jpg
When does your alarm go off? If you work at Glazed and Infused, its before the sun is up! Ali gets up early to feed the citizens of Chicago with some of the best doughnuts in the windy city. Glazed and...]]>
<![CDATA[Francois Payard Shows Ali the Secret Behind FP Patisserie]]> Mon, 10 Dec 2012 15:58:30 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/FPPATISSERIE.jpg
Francois Payard is the name in French pastries, and he's just opened a new patisserie in NYC. Ali checks out what makes French pastries so delicious. FP Patisserie1293 3rd Ave, New York, NY...]]>
<![CDATA[Explore the World of Chocolate at the Chocolate Show]]> Mon, 10 Dec 2012 15:09:08 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/CHOCOLATESHOW.jpg
Looking to get your chocolate fix? The place to go is the Chocolate Show! Ali samples the best chocolate from around the world. The Chocolate Show 125 West 18th St., New York, NY]]>
<![CDATA[This Week on 1st Look: Get Ready for a Sugar High]]> Thu, 06 Dec 2012 14:39:12 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/205*120/alisugarrushthumb.jpg
Join host Ali Fedotowsky Saturday after "Saturday Night Live" on NBC.]]>
<![CDATA[Raising a Toast to Repeal Day]]> Mon, 03 Dec 2012 18:44:54 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*120/martini2.jpg
The 1933 Group is marking down drinks for the occasion.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[A Holiday Tea at the Ritz]]> Mon, 03 Dec 2012 18:16:10 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ritzteasnowmen.jpg
The downtown hotel hosts a photo-perfect Children's Tea.

Photo Credit: Ritz-Carlton]]>
<![CDATA[Thanksgiving Weight Loss Tips]]> Wed, 21 Nov 2012 16:31:41 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/11616054_tigvingcallories_722x406_9663555739.jpg
Thanksgiving is probably the one day of the year when you can justify taking a break from your diet. But, you don't have to. "Eat This, Not That" editor David Zinczenko of Men's Health Magazine stopped by...]]>
<![CDATA[Ali Blends a Boozy Smoothie at Cocktail Bodega]]> Tue, 20 Nov 2012 16:09:21 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/COCKTAILBODEGA1STLOOK.jpg
Love drinking, but hate the hangovers? Just head for the Lower East Side and grab yourself a boozy smoothie from Cocktail Bodega. Ali grabs a blender to see just how to make a cocktail that's actually...]]>
<![CDATA[1st Look Loves: El Toro Blanco]]> Mon, 19 Nov 2012 13:46:33 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/el+toro+blanco+main.jpg
Chef Josh Capon and owner/partner John McDonald bring you El Toro Blanco, a guacamole bar you'll... yes, we repeat, guacamole bar... want to get a taste of.]]>
<![CDATA[The Best of SoCal Restaurants: Taste of Mexico]]> Mon, 19 Nov 2012 13:10:36 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/national+taco+day.jpg
The second outing of a popular food fare rounds up the most flavorful plates.

Photo Credit: Taco]]>
<![CDATA[Ali gets a Taste of Italy at Rosemary's]]> Tue, 11 Dec 2012 15:03:27 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/ROSEMARYS+1STLOOK.jpg
Ali Fedotowsky gets into the kitchen to discover the secret of what some are calling the "best pasta in NYC" at Rosemary's! Rosemary's Trattoria & Enoteca 18 Greenwich Ave, New York, NY /...]]>
<![CDATA[Want Burger with Your Bacon?]]> Sat, 24 Nov 2012 14:42:34 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/BurgerSlaterPas.jpg
In a weekend devoted to feasting, we spotlight Slater's 50/50.

Photo Credit: Slater]]>
<![CDATA[Hostess Fans Lament Twilight of the Twinkie]]> Fri, 16 Nov 2012 13:21:12 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/hostess-twinkies-shelf.jpg
Twinkies could be a thing of the past, prompting eager shoppers to stockpile a tasty piece of history despite soaring prices.

Photo Credit: AP]]>
<![CDATA[Return of the Thanksgiving Wine]]> Thu, 15 Nov 2012 17:21:00 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/160*120/BN_83754554.jpg
Join the party for the annual appearance of fall's most famous vintage.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Pasadena's Cheeseburger Beginnings]]> Sat, 10 Nov 2012 21:36:25 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/cheeseburger-check-counter-burger.jpg
Do you know where the first slice of cheese was placed upon the first patty?

Photo Credit: Cheeseburger]]>
<![CDATA[Wood-Burning Oven on Wheels]]> Fri, 09 Nov 2012 11:37:32 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/pizzafoodtruckoven1.jpg
Food trucks continue to evolve. Next up: the wood-fired pizza.

Photo Credit: The Urban Oven]]>
<![CDATA[Libation Lovers Like to Learn]]> Tue, 06 Nov 2012 09:52:47 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/WineRiotLASilver.jpg
A mondo tasting event is about education, but not in a dry way.

Photo Credit: Wine Riot]]>
<![CDATA[Get Some Southern Cultcha' at Bayou Bakery]]> Mon, 05 Nov 2012 12:15:10 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/Bayou+Bakery+2.jpg
New Orleans is known for its diverse food options, but why should they be the only ones to enjoy all that southern flavor? At Bayou Bakery, chef David Guas is bringing his jazzy menu to Arlington,]]>
<![CDATA[Your Election Day Eats and Drinks]]> Mon, 05 Nov 2012 19:13:15 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/apple+pie+generic.jpg
Colorful cupcakes? Half-off fries? Local restaurants are marking the occasion.

Photo Credit: Shutterstock]]>
<![CDATA[Chris Crary Cooks in Ali's Kitchen for Kitchit]]> Sun, 04 Nov 2012 13:39:10 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/KITCHIT.jpg
Want to throw a great dinner party, but don't want to bother with all that cooking? Just give Kitchit a call, and they'll send a "Top Chef" to your doorstep! See what happens when fan favorite...]]>
<![CDATA[Gourmet Breakfast Moves Close to Home at Break of Dawn]]> Sun, 04 Nov 2012 13:36:11 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/BREAKOFDAWN.jpg
One inspiring chef in Orange County, California is breaking with the traditional breakfast in favor of flavor. Break of Dawn 24351 Avenida De La Carlota, Laguna Hills, CA / 949- 587-9418]]>
<![CDATA[Ali Visits Chicago's One Stop Shop for Home Cookin']]> Sun, 04 Nov 2012 13:33:08 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/PUBLICANQUALITYMEATS.jpg
Ali Fedotowsky shops, prepares, and dines on some home cookin', all in one place, Chicago's Publican Quality Meats. Publican Quality Meats 825 West Fulton Market Chicago, IL / 312-445-8977]]>
<![CDATA[Comfort Cooking Comes to Williamsburg]]> Sun, 04 Nov 2012 13:30:14 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/PIESNTHIGHS.jpg
Sporting the best doughnuts in NYC, this Williamsburg eatery is bringing Brooklynites a taste of home with their unique blend of the savory and the sweet. See if Ali can whip up some quality biscuits!...]]>
<![CDATA[This Week: Get a Taste of Homestyle Cooking with 1st Look]]> Thu, 01 Nov 2012 13:00:24 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/215*120/1stlookcookingthumb.jpg
Join host Ali Fedotowsky and tune in to "1st Look" Saturdays after "Saturday Night Live."]]>
<![CDATA[Pub Crawl, Meet the Beer Hop]]> Wed, 31 Oct 2012 10:08:24 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GoldenRoadPubBeers.jpg
A new Wednesday night shuttle'll cart craft beer lovers to a trio of hot spots.

Photo Credit: Golden Road Brewing]]>
<![CDATA[Ali Indulges at BadHappy Poutine]]> Mon, 22 Oct 2012 09:33:14 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/BADHAPPYPOUTINElxtvweb720ph264_722x406_3979331604.jpg
You like fries. You like gravy. You like cheese curds. At BadHappy Poutine Shop, you get all three. See if Ali can finish an entire platter of this Canadian import! BadHappy Poutine 939 N.]]>
<![CDATA[Take a Ride (or a Bite) on The Toy Boat]]> Mon, 22 Oct 2012 09:24:09 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/TOYRESTAURANT.jpg
When was the last time you took out your toys at the dinner table? At Toy in the Gansevoort Park Hotel in NYC, you can't do gluttony without the Toy Boat, a $400 platter of sushi.]]>
<![CDATA[Dare to Try a 9,000 Calorie Burger?]]> Sat, 20 Oct 2012 22:36:13 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/HEARTATTACKGRILL.jpg
In Las Vegas, one extravagant 9,000 calorie burger promises to live up to its notorious name. Meet the Quadruple Bypass Burger at the Heart Attack Grill. Heart Attack Grill 450 Fremont Street, Las...]]>
<![CDATA[Ali Prepares for Her Triple Bypass Surgery]]> Fri, 19 Oct 2012 14:51:08 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/JELLOSHOT.jpg
Watch 1st Look Saturday after "Saturday Night Live" to see what happens next at the Heart Attack Grill.]]>
<![CDATA[This Week on 1st Look: Get Ready to Indulge]]> Wed, 17 Oct 2012 13:48:07 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/208*120/ali-fed-indulge.jpg
Get ready for a food coma this week on 1st Look. Watch Saturdays after "Saturday Night Live."]]>
<![CDATA[Learn How to Make World Class Pasta at Flour + Water]]> Sat, 13 Oct 2012 22:33:18 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/FLOUR+AND+WATER.jpg
If you love pasta, take a crash course making it at Flour + Water with chef Thomas McNaughen in the heart of San Francisco. Ali tries her hand at making her own personal pasta at the table. Flour...]]>
<![CDATA[Halloween's Freakiest Treats]]> Wed, 10 Oct 2012 20:03:03 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/CrumbsHalloweenTreats.jpg
Tiny tombstones and fondant freakies top posh local desserts.

Photo Credit: Crumbs]]>
<![CDATA[1st Look Loves: "Ludobites: Recipes and Stories from the Pop-Up Restaurants of Ludo Lefebvre"]]> Wed, 10 Oct 2012 11:48:10 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/211*120/ludobites.jpg
Check out this latest must-have cookbook from white-hot chef Ludo Lefebvre.]]>
<![CDATA[Know Your Schnapps]]> Mon, 08 Oct 2012 11:15:54 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/SchnapsNight.jpg
Spend an evening with a master distiller and get to know a misunderstood drink.

Photo Credit: BierBeisl]]>
<![CDATA[Celebrating Canadian Thanksgiving Around LA]]> Fri, 05 Oct 2012 21:57:53 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/CanadianTgivingSoleil.jpg
Soleil Westwood is cooking a traditional meal for the Canadians who call LA home.

Photo Credit: Soleil Westwood]]>
<![CDATA[20-Cent Slices for Mulberry Street's 20th Anniversary]]> Tue, 02 Oct 2012 15:49:57 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/MulberryStreetPizzaCheese.jpg
A local classic marks two decades with a cheese-drippy fundraiser.

Photo Credit: Mulberry Street Pizza]]>
<![CDATA[Swim up to the Tastiest Shark in Marfa]]> Sun, 30 Sep 2012 08:09:10 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/FOODSHARK.jpg
Sharks may lurk in the water, but this one prefers dry land! Food Shark supplies the sleepy town of Marfa with its own unique brand of Falafels, and Ali took a trip to see if she could swim with...]]>
<![CDATA[Ali Rolls a Sushi Burrito at Jogasaki]]> Sun, 30 Sep 2012 08:06:22 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/JOGASAKI.jpg
When picking your burrito fixins, you probably wouldn't opt for raw fish. But when you line up for Jogasaki, get ready to pile on the soy sauce! Jogasaki Sushi Burrito 10601 Washington...]]>
<![CDATA[Ali Serves Treats to her Puppy Patrons at Fido]]> Sun, 30 Sep 2012 08:03:26 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/FIDOTOGO.jpg
Food trucks aren't just for humans! Dogs need a truck as well, and Fido To Go serves up treats for our four-legged friends! With puppy treats as tasty as these, there might not be any left for...]]>
<![CDATA[Ali Puts a New Spin on Pizza Delivery]]> Sun, 30 Sep 2012 08:00:39 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/DELPOPOLO.jpg
Jon Darsky recently launched what could be the largest food truck in San Francisco. But size won't keep this truck from zipping around the city and providing patrons with some of the finest mobile food...]]>
<![CDATA[All Hail the King of Falafel]]> Sun, 30 Sep 2012 08:00:19 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/FALAFELKING.jpg
Looking for the best falafels in NYC? Head uptown to Astoria and bow before the King of Falafel & Shawarma, Faras "Freddie" Deida! King of Falafel & Shawarma 30th St & Broadway, Astoria, NY...]]>