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Pancakes

Photograph by Jessica BooneThe specialties of American pancake gastronomy—including those of Flapjack Joe and Aunt Jemima—tend to be smothered in butter and syrup, sometimes topped...

Best Lingerie Stores

Photograph courtesy Flickr/atwatervillage   Best of LA, 2007 For sheer variety, Trashy Lingerie (402 N. La Cienega Blvd., L.A., 310-652-4543) trumps Frederick’s of Hollywood and Victoria’s Secret. It’s a single-location store that...

Hermosa Beach

If Manhattan Beach is all sleek storefronts and Redondo Beach mostly strip malls, Hermosa Beach is somewhere in between—a charming hub that retains its counterculture vibe, even though starter...

John Brady & Willard Ford

Breaking Away: A career switch from competitive cycling to furniture importing wasn’t a random decision for Willard Ford (right) and John Brady. Both had discovered a love of exotic...

Not Fade Away

In Los Angeles, an original look can be more eye-catching than pure beauty. A handful of fashion veterans have become icons by defying trends rather than following them. A...