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Show Me the Love

Dating Web sites are as old as the Internet, but lately it seems like every other day I’m hearing about a friend who met a really great guy on...

A Bravo Chef Show That Wasn't On Last Night

On the heels of the Top Chef Masters finale/Top Chef Vegas debut extravaganza last night, we hear news of yet another cooking-oriented reality show in the works for Bravo,...

Actor-Waiter

Los Angeles magazine, August 2009“In L.A., if you tell people that you’re a waiter, they’ll say, ‘Oh, so you’re an actor.’ And if you tell someone, ‘I’m an actor,’...

Domenico

Photograph courtesy domenicoristorantesilverlake.comFrom the outside, you’d think this was a casual trattoria. Inside, however, the minute room is decked out in white and gold and a large crystal...

Back in Time and Space

The Perseid meteor shower lit up the sky last week, but I only just now got my hands on the photos production manager Denise Philibert took in Garlock, north...

Happening: Tea Time

At last year’s Slow Food Nation event up in San Francisco, I found myself sitting across the table from a tea expert who explained that the little fermented leaves...

House of Wax

    From Charlie Chaplin to Justin Timberlake, Madame Tussauds Hollywood makes for a star-studded event

Behind the Curtain

Illustration by Jody HewgillL. Frank Baum was born in New York’s Finger Lakes region five years before the Civil War began. When he shuffled off this mortal coil in...

Savoring Old Hollywood with Elizabeth Moss

Photograph by Andrew Southam The lounge of the Sunset Tower Hotel is dim, the gray afternoon light filtering in through the windows. Seated on a couch, the actress Elisabeth Moss...