Home Tags October 2012

Tag: October 2012

Blueberry LemonDrop Cupcakes

Yes, we know, it’s Halloween. (Boo!) But if you—like us—are too old to go trick-or-treating, there’s yet another event this week worth dressing up for. The Breeders’ Cup World...

The Many Costumes of Starry Kitchen’s Nguyen Tran

For most of us, Halloween is our annual excuse to become somebody (or something) else for a night.  For Nguyen Tran of Starry Kitchen—currently moonlighting at downtown’s Tiara Café—it's...

Space Shuttle Endeavour: It’s Ready!

Last night we got a sneak peek at the Space Shuttle Endeavour, which is comfortably parked in its new home at the California Science Center and opened to the...

Stop Asking Me: Coworker Birthday Edition

It comes with the territory. As the magazine’s dine editor, I regularly get hit up for restaurant recommendations during my off hours. I receive text messages from friends in...

Mad Props: What to Know Before You Vote About… Prop 40

What It’s All About: Prop. 40 was drafted by Republicans in response to the Citizens Redistricting Commission approving the California State Senate Redistricting Plan, which uses figures from the...

You Go, Dude: Meet the Hometown Star of The Breeders’ Cup Classic

American horse racing’s richest event—the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic—returns to Santa Anita on November 2 and 3. If there’s a home turf advantage, Game On Dude, scheduled to...

Virtual Disaster: Witnessing Sandy Through The L.A. Lens

In a series of minutes, I've caught up after a day's work to witness #Sandy in waves: the flooding of the FDR, the collapse of the side of an...

The Monday Afternoon Cram: A Rescue, An Earthquake, A Missing Dog, and a Lot of Cancelled Flights

Everything you need to know from today's front pages 23 California Schools Lose API Ranking For Cheating Teachers were allegedly too helpful. Hurricane Sandy Delays Flights From LAX Now...

Test Kitchen’s Mexcellent Lineup

The East Coast may be dissolving like a soggy crouton, but not us Angelenos! We’re high, dry, and looking forward to the latest Test Kitchen line-up starring some of...

Vampira In Hollywood, 1954

Maila Nurmi was a Hollywood beatnik who caught the eye of Hunt Stromberg, a TV producer looking for a way to spice up reruns of old horror movies on...