Posted Feb. 9, 2016, 10:17 am
As children, we are taught in school about the “food pyramid” – to eat fewer servings of fats and meats and to consume more servings of fruits and vegetables - but how much of that is still true?
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Posted Dec. 24, 2015, 9:10 am
Chelsea’s top eating tips for when you are attending a holiday party.
Posted Nov. 28, 2015, 10:08 am
Throughout Venice you can discover community garden projects that provide a great source for your daily fruit and vegetables.
Posted Nov. 25, 2015, 9:40 am
Thanksgiving can be healthy and delicious! Swap your grandma's butter and sugar laden recipes for these healthier alternatives this year. There's no reason to sacrifice your weight loss and diet goals!
Posted Oct. 1, 2015, 8:49 am
The Dept. of Public Social Services Outreach staff are making themselves available to assist with CalFresh and Affordable Health Care Applications every Tuesday from 8 am to 5 pm at Virginia Avenue Park.
Posted Sep. 20, 2015, 10:19 am
Frog Hollow Farm, the Brentwood, California farm known for its legendary stone fruit, will be visiting the Santa Monica Certified Farmer’s Market from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm at Arizona Avenue and Second Street starting Wednesday, Sept. 23.
Posted Jul. 31, 2015, 2:29 pm
Executive Chef Kareem Shaw’s menu at Hotel Shangri-La in Santa Monica is filled with the very best of local California cuisine with an international flavor catering to match the diverse range of global guests that visit the Ocean Ave. property.
Posted Mar. 27, 2015, 9:24 am
Regulars at FIG restaurant at the Fairmont Miramar in recent months may have noticed a change in direction on the menu – that’s thanks to the Santa Monica restaurant welcoming a new executive chef in September: Yousef Ghalaini.
Posted Jul. 10, 2014, 8:26 am
Just a stone’s throw away from Santa Monica, Hermosa Beach Fish Shop at the corner of Pier Avenue and Pacific Coast Highway is one of the best places in the South Bay to experience fresh seafood.
Posted Jun. 13, 2014, 9:04 am
Jambalaya, Po’boys, Filé Gumbo, Fried Catfish, and Oysters. If these Louisiana favorites excite your taste buds, then you’ve more than likely dined at Uncle Darrow’s in Marina del Rey.
Posted May. 25, 2014, 12:00 am
It is hard to believe that a food as delicious as an avocado is actually good for you, but in fact, avocados contain an incredible amount of nutrition.
Posted Apr. 29, 2014, 9:01 am
A fast-casual modern Italian marketplace is now open in downtown Santa Monica, serving up an authentic taste of Italy.
Posted Mar. 27, 2014, 8:30 am
When at least half the world resolves to “eat healthier this year,” it’s great to see that we don’t have to do it at home. Luckily, it appears as though restaurants have taken notice that if they want to see us at their tables, then they’ll have to be able to offer a few items on every menu that won’t sabotage the battle of the bulge.
Posted Feb. 20, 2014, 8:19 am
Since Il Piccolo Verde opened its doors in September 2013 on Barrington Place just below Sunset Boulevard in Brentwood, it has been making a name for itself by preparing tasty food that’s healthy all while offering a fine dining atmosphere without breaking the bank.
Posted Feb. 14, 2014, 9:15 am
It’s Valentine’s Day. To me, it’s kind of like New Year’s Eve. Every person in the city who never goes out any other time goes out to dinner.
Posted Jan. 22, 2014, 9:34 am
Is it hype or is there scientific evidence that supports a plant-based diet? How do you maintain proper nutrition eating only plants? Where do you get your protein? How do you prepare vegan meals that are flavorful and satisfying?
Posted Jan. 3, 2014, 8:51 am
Santa Monica’s 2nd annual Eat Well Week will be begin Sunday, Jan. 5 through Jan. 12 in conjunction with California Restaurant Month, thanks to the Santa Monica Convention & Visitors Bureau (SMCVB).
Posted Dec. 5, 2013, 8:01 am
Tacos Punta Cabras is a hole in the wall on a bleak stretch of mid-town Santa Monica Boulevard. Inside there’s a handful of tables and some scrappy beach-theme decor that looks like an afterthought.
Posted Nov. 5, 2013, 8:54 am
For NutriFit founding director Jackie Keller, climate change is a huge issue that she says is affecting the food supply and earth’s water system.
Posted Oct. 29, 2013, 9:32 am
On a recent trip to Catalina Island, Library Ale House partner-chef Tom Hugenberger caught some fresh fish but didn’t have anything to cook with except some foil, a grill, and some charcoal.
Posted Oct. 27, 2013, 9:09 am
There's a good reason why almost no one pays much attention to the food here on the Garden Island of Kauai:
Posted Oct. 24, 2013, 7:55 am
FIG Restaurant inside the Fairmont Miramar Hotel will host its Second Annual Sausage Fest this Sunday, Oct. 27 with a handful of local chefs, breweries, and a live band to get into the spirit of Oktoberfest.
Posted Oct. 16, 2013, 4:56 pm
Albert Einstein, Marion Davis, Clark Gable, and Carole Lombard – The Willows just two blocks from the heart of Palm Springs has hosted these luminaries through the years since it was built in 1924, and now has been meticulously restored to recreate the ambiance and elegance of their time.
Posted Oct. 13, 2013, 9:21 am
Are you dragging yourself through the day? Fatigue can be your first signal from your body that your immune system is run down, leaving you open to cold and flu.
Posted Oct. 7, 2013, 8:52 am
As the autumn breeze cools the summer heat, nature offers us delicious fruits and vegetables to enjoy this season. Eating seasonal produce is tastier, healthier, and easier on your wallet.