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Lakers on the Move

No, the players and owners have not reached an agreement that would end the now 52-day NBA lockout, but a few of the Lakers are still getting back to the...

Nick Lowe at the Grammy Museum: Still the Jesus of Cool

After a lengthy introduction at the Grammy Museum last week, Nick Lowe pretended to hobble on to the stage like an old man, saying he felt about 2000 years...

Look Out for Lunch at Lukshon

For those who can never seem to snag a prime-time table at Sang Yoon’s latest restaurant, today brought some encouraging news: Lukshon will begin serving lunch tomorrow, Tuesday through...

Saint Estèphe Photo Flashback

All next month, chef John Sedlar will be transforming his downtown restaurant, Rivera—well, the menu anyway—into a revival of his 1981 Manhattan Beach hit, Saint Estèphe, which helped bring...

Saint Estèphe Photo Flashback

 Chef John Sedlar at Saint Estèphe in 1985The original staff on opening day, 1981Chef Sedlar and Maitre d' Steve GarciaChef Sedlar, Steve Garcia and Craig Claiborn prepare Saint Estèphe...

Absinthe Tuesdays—Wait, What?

Nothing says school night like absinthe. Well, at least that’s how the folks at Silver Lake’s Thirsty Crow bar see it. Starting next week, the whisky-centric haunt—and still one...

Jack Daniels and Mötley Crüe —Yep, Pretty Much

There’s not much that can shake the memories of chasing shots of warm Jack Daniels with warmer PBR (no kidding, that’s how I wooed my spouse) and mixing the...

Halibut and Scallop Ceviche

This week British-born chef Brendan Collins shares his recipe for the Thai-inspired halibut and scallop ceviche on the menu at Larry's, a brand new beer-focused restaurant situated smack...

Kate Spade Westward Launch

Can something be rugged and sparkly? If it is the Westward collection by Emily and Meritt for Kate Spade New York, then the answer is yes. The duo popped...

Critic’s Picks: August

 IN OUR BACKYARD:  Dead Man’s Switch: A Kate Reilly MysteryBy Tammy Kaehler(Poisoned Pen Press, 279 pages, $15)Rookie racecar driver Kate Reilly knows she didn’t kill Wade Becker, but when she...