Wood & Vine

Could it be? A sophisticated restaurant and cocktail bar at Hollywood and Vine? Indeed, inside the 1923 Taft Building is a steampunk spin on Old Hollywood, with industrial lighting,...

Packing Heat

Depending on where your opinion falls, gun owners are patriots or thugs, paragons of self-reliance or paranoiacs. That’s the thing about guns. In other parts of the west, you...

Get Gooey Sticky Buns, Caffe Luxxe Coffee, and More at Sweet Rose Creamery on Beverly

The ice cream chainlet expands offerings to include coffee and pastries

Call of The Wild

Illustration by Gracia Lam I was walking my dogs recently, an early evening stroll around my Westside neighborhood, when a woman standing in her driveway stopped me. “You need to...

Open Wide

Photographs by Tim Street-Porter Space is at a premium, the environment is ailing, and the American dream—a house for everyone—is receding into the distance, at least for now. Architects...

First Look: Inside the New Chocovivo

Patricia Tsai's modern chocolate empire expands.

Partying at the Furious 7 Premiere

Vin Diesel, hot cars, and cool ladies closed down Hollywood Boulevard

5 Banana Republic/TV Show Collaborations We’d Love to See:

In a blitzkrieg of cross-promotion Banana Republic has hitched its chino and button down wagon to Mad Men, Bon Appetit, Virgin America (designing their in-flight uniforms) and this fall...

What Kind of Immigration Reform Could Work for CA and Los Angeles?

Thomas A. SaenzPresident and General Counsel of MALDEF (Mexican American Legal Defense & Educational Fund)  Although the enactment of Arizona’s SB 1070 may have sparked renewed discussion of the need...

Treat Yo’ Self: It’s National Donut Day!

This all-American treat doesn't need a French adaptation. It's perfect as is.