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Hot Sauce Part Deux

What does it say about me that all my friends make hot sauce? A few months back I wrote about some pals who started selling small batches of their...

Review: Adele at the Greek Theatre

Six weeks ago British soul singer Adele was diagnosed with laryngitis and forced to postpone her sold-out concerts at the Greek Theatre and the Palladium along with other stops...

Monday, Monday

Three Monday-appropriate tidbits to whet your appetite for the rest of the week: Sunday supper? Been there, eaten that. On August 22, Melrose Italian favorite Osteria la Buca is...

Soylent Green is Made Out Of…

I’ve had plenty of tofu and tempeh on my plate over the years, but no soy is quite like the new Soylent Green available from the Parallax Corporation. This...

Mother/Daughter Wilshire Walk

In the late 1970s Marlene Laskey took her daughter Anne on a series of epic field trips along Wilshire Boulevard. Every Tuesday afternoon they would walk a segment of...

No Babies Allowed

I spotted this trash container near Hollywood and Vermont the other day and wondered if the "NO BABIES" stencil was street art or a public service announcement. I checked...

Good Hosts L.A. Community Project Competition

The folks over at Good are putting some money where their mouth is. The multimedia platform devoted to “moving the world forward” has just launched The Good LA. Fund,...

Magic Trip With Ken Kesey

Almost fifty years ago, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest author Ken Kesey and a gaggle of his beatnik friends packed their art supplies, LSD and myriad camera equipment...

Armenian Rhapsody

 A platter of Armenian meats marinated in spices and grilled from Phoenicia RestaurantA Phoenicia belly dancer treats diners to a showAshta, an Armenian dessertKnives at the ready at Sahag’s...

Cats for Cats

A clowder of cat fans descended on the historic Orpheum Theater this weekend for a benefit performance of the musical Cats. The evening was a benefit for Kitty Bungalow,...