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  • Elina Shatkin

    Senior Editor

    As a food writer and restaurant critic for the L.A. Weekly, Shatkin was best known for her “30 Days” missions, in which she reviewed the same item (burgers, sandwiches, ice cream) from a different restaurant for 30 consecutive days. Before that, she was a staff writer for the Calendar section of the Los Angeles Times and the events and festivals editor for the paper’s short-lived Guide. Shatkin has been a contributor to the book EAT: Los Angeles, film editor of LAist, and a writer for such publications as American Cinematographer, Bitch, Toque, and Variety. She is a regular guest on KCRW’s Good Food. Born in Kiev, Ukraine, and raised in Cupertino, she is an alumnus of the UCLA School of Film & Television.

 

Remembering Jay Adams

The legendary skateboarder had an outsize impact on his sport and on fans around the world but nowhere was his impact felt more deeply than on his home turf Read more...

"10 Things I Hate About You" Star Starts His Own Religion

Andrew Keegan is the New Age version of Rust Cohle Read more...

What Are the Creative Arts Emmys, Anyway?

Here's why you keep seeing pictures of Crazy Eyes kissing an Emmy statue Read more...

When Lauren Bacall Talks, You Don't Just Look—You Listen

A 24-hour movie marathon reminds us what made the actress so smart and sultry Read more...

Cross-Genre Craziness Returns to LAX (No, Not the Airport)

In its second go-around, the Live Arts Exchange festival features a female-heavy lineup of theater, dance, film, animation, and punk opera Read more...

11 Ways to Spend a Hot August Weekend in L.A.

Slurp ramen and listen to bands by day; watch movies in a graveyard by night Read more...

Crack Open a Beer and Catch a Movie, Alamo Drafthouse is Coming to L.A.

The Texas-based indie movie house will open its first California outpost in a swanky downtown development. Don’t forget to turn off your cell phone Read more...

L.A.'s 10 Best Things to Do This Weekend

We see a Super Moon rising, but there's also a free fest in Chinatown, a bicycle-based scavenger hunt, a made-in-America shopping event, and more Read more...

Still Think Ballet's Not a Sport?

Misty Copeland, who was told she would never succeed, proves everyone wrong—in an Under Armour ad Read more...

"Drunk History" Getsy Tipsy with "Citizen Kane"

Jack Black makes a kickass movie as Orson Welles Read more...

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