Julius Shulman: Greatest Hits

  In the January 2009 issue of Los Angeles magazine, executive editor Mary Melton profiles renowned architectural photographer Julius Shulman in 36 exposures. Shulman has completed more than 8,000 assignments...

Japanese Cheap Eats

Tsujita LA Artisan Noodle House. Photograph by Lisa Romerein Hakata Ramen Shin-Sen-Gumi Mitsuyasu Shigeta’s chain of Shin-Sen-Gumi restaurants serves everything from yakitori to hot pots. The draw at the...

Cooks County Duo Opening New Restaurant in East Hollywood

Roxana Jullapat and Daniel Mattern are back with more market-driven wonderfulness

Where The Famous Go To Drink Alone And Not Feel Like Losers

Chris Henchy, the writer-producer of such bro-friendly fare as Entourage, Eastbound & Down, and Will Ferrell’s latest flick, The Campaign, recommends his favorite places to “hang out alone and...

Off the Record: Dame of the Docks

Today we posted Dame of the Docks, Deborah Schoch’s Q&A with Geraldine Knatz, the executive director of the Port of Los Angeles. Here’s an interesting statistic that didn’t...

Happening: The Hall

The Hall at Palihouse—in my estimation the most underrated of the fancy nouveau brasseries—is debuting their monthly winemaker’s dinner next Tuesday, July 15. This first gig features wines from...

Where’s Chris? 10/10/11

Hello friends! Your Ask Chris columnist here. I've been poking around LA County and spotted this neat place. Where was I? Be the first to guess correctly and win...

This Is Not A Pop Up: Dan Moody at Scoops Westside

I was lucky enough to spend this past Sunday afternoon with a gaggle of great chefs while moderating a panel on pop-ups at the Dwell on Design event. Among...

The Unlikely Icon

It was less than an hour until showtime on March 27th. Ira Glass sat at his desk, organizing his notes and burning audio tracks from his computer, yellow bag...

Table Manners—For Servers

Serving diners is hard, low-paying work. That’s why we tip. But given how some waiters fiddle with the way it’s done, a few other tips are in order