The Olive Kitchen + Bar

Greg Morris of the Spanish Kitchen and Oak Fire Pizzeria has ventured into casual hotel dining at the newly redesigned Grafton on Sunset. Dimly lit and featuring a guitar-heavy...

The Reading List: March ’12

Fiction  This Vacant Paradise(Counterpoint, hardcover, $25)By Victoria PattersonThe debut novelist’s picture of mid-’90s Southern California isn’t pretty—status-obsessed, sexist, and defined by excess.Out: March 1 Losing Clementine(William Morrow, paperback, $15)By Ashley ReamClementine...

Two Brothers Are Crossing the Continent in an Old Timey Model T

Driving from Michigan to California at 35 mph

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Takes On ‘The Californians’

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s press tour for his new memoir pulled into The Daily Show on Monday night, and, along with some of the juicier confessions in Total Recall: My Unbelievably True...

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  How to Put on Your Face at Four Stoplights  La Brea and Sunset: Concentrate. Yes, you should have done this at home, but better late than never.    La Brea and...

Green Street Tavern

More boîte than tavern, this 30-seat addition to Old Pasadena offers some of the neighborhood’s better cooking. Dishes such as grilled heirloom tomatoes with burrata and a special of...

Race Against Time: Photographer Christina Gandolfo’s Two Minute Shoot

No matter how you slice it, 120 seconds isn’t a lot of time to do anything (much less photograph a billionaire for a magazine).

The Tuesday Afternoon Cram, 6/5/12

Everything you need to know from today's front pages Tommy Lasorda Had a Heart Attack Yesterday He’s resting comfortable at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in NY for now.  No Stanley Cup Party...

The Monday Afternoon Cram: Good Sams Save a Life, a New Lakers Coach, and More

Everything you need to know from today's front pages

No. 45: Drago Centro

With floor-to-ceiling glass walls on the ground level of a downtown bank tower, Drago Centro brings to mind the restaurants you see near the Borsa, the stock exchange in Milan