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Big Sur Bakery Cookbook

Put this on a list of things to look forward to in 2009. I returned from my big fat Texas family Christmas to find some promo...

A Grand Crew

I wasn’t able to make it myself—er, bike was in the shop—but I ran into Hot Knives’ Evan George last night at Elf in Echo Park who said Saturday’s...

Buy Me: Taste Book

This super-gift idea came my way several month’s back, but I didn’t pay it much attention until I found myself desperate for a Christmas present for my sister this...

Apple Restaurant & Lounge

Yes, it’s part of a nightlife complex that includes the Pussycat Dolls Lounge. But with Bryan Ogden, son of James Beard award winner Bradley Ogden, in the kitchen, Apple has some...

Delancey

Delanceypappardelle bolognesepiccataPhotograph courtesy Delancey

Hash and Eggs with Michael Sheen

Photo courtesy of Universal You likely have never heard of Port Talbot, Wales. It’s a small, frigid industrial town that suffers from poisoned skies, bleak winters, and the constant lashing...

Immigrant Sage

Los Angeles magazine, December 2008There are approximately 80,000 Mennonites in Mexico, and today in a cramped broadcast studio deep in the heart of Burbank, Don Cheto is sticking up...

Church & State

Illustration by Jessica BooneSteven Arroyo’s latest—easily his best since Cobras & Matadors—brings the nouveau French bistro trend downtown. On the ground floor of the Biscuit...

Una Gran Idea

Photograph by Edmund BarrThere may be no more satisfying way to eat in Los Angeles than to have Mexican food. It packs bold flavors, asserts a tradition, and...

Sierra Madre

Don’t be surprised if you recognize the shady intersection that anchors this century-old community; it has appeared in dozens of films as a stand-in for Smalltown, USA. With its...