I was surprised to see Brandywine in Woodland Hills rate near the very top of the list for food in the new Zagat Survey. It doesn't sound like my kind of place anyway, but is the food really better than Spago?
Summer is in full swing, which (hopefully) means trips to the park or the beach. If you’re taking a picnic along, you should know a few food safety rules so you can pack, transport, and eat your meal without the threat of food poisoning. Liz Weinandy