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A Game of Clue

As you know by now, we're celebrating our Best of LA issue by giving away prizes from our winners each week in the month of August. For our current contest, we sent our Ask...

Q&A with The Gorbals' Ilan Hall

Yesterday, chef Ilan Hall announced on Twitter that his new restaurant The Gorbals will start walk-in-only dinner service tomorrow night. (They’re taking reservations for Saturday and beyond.) Ever since...

Tuna Melt

The classic tuna melt brings to mind toasty bread, cheddar cheese, canned tuna, and plenty of mayo, but our call for your best tuna melt recipes in our second Best...

Editor's Buzz: I'll Be There

LAmag.com, June 30, 2009I didn’t wear the glove, but I did practice the Moonwalk for a solid month every day at lunch and bought Capezio jazz shoes with those...

Editor's Buzz: The Coast of Crazy

LAmag.com, July 07, 2009 Just when I was feeling defensive about Sunday’s New York Times Magazine cover story about the California governor’s race—they couldn’t resist a headline calling...

Editor’s Buzz: East Patio Story

LAmag.com, July 14, 2009 We hear the debates ad nauseam. “La Brea is the boundary between the Westside and the Eastside.” “No, it’s La Cienega.” “Are you crazy?...

Editor’s Buzz: Lily Burk

LAmag.com, July 28, 2009 “I drove by Bullocks Wilshire today,” my husband said to me last night, “and I couldn’t help looking at it differently.” He didn’t need...

Editor's Buzz: A Winning Forumla

LAmag.com, August 11, 2009 Note to Paula Abdul: When Jerry Orbach’s widow accepted a posthumous SAG award for her husband in 2005, she told the audience that “Jerry had...

Editor's Buzz: My Age of Aquarius

LAmag.com, August 18, 2009 When you share a birthday with an Event That Defined a Generation, there’s no escaping your advancing age. It was Bryant Gumbel who first...

Nancy Silverton and Amy Pressman Guest Chef at Canelé Tonight

Nancy Silverton (Mozza) and Amy Pressman (formerly of Pasadena’s Old Town Bakery) are taking over the kitchen tonight at Canelé in Atwater Village. The dinner is a sort of trial run...