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Think Again

Explaining Islam to non-Muslims is part of Reza Aslan’s stock-in-trade, but the Iranian American, who broke his own “no-Fox rule” when he taped a headline-making segment on the network last week, is more than a talking head

A Book Party

Looking for a cool-sounding reason not to do anything listed on a New Year's Eve Bash Roundup this Friday night? May we present to you The Stay Home and Read a Book...

Blind Giving

Still in the holiday spirit? Here’s a chance to make a difference this week: help The School for the Blind in Van Nuys raise money so it can stay...

Exclusive: Josef Centeno Will Open Baco Downtown

The Lazy Ox himself, Josef Centeno, plans to open a second downtown spot—this one dedicated to the almighty baco—by the end of summer, 2011. The "casual, neighborhood restaurant" will...

Patric Kuh Weighs In On the Outing and Ousting of S. Irene

If you’ve been keeping up with food media for the last two days (Eater LA , Grub Street LA , L.A. Times ), you might have heard about the recent expulsion of...

Big Storm…

...Big rainbows. This double one was out the windows of our publisher's office this afternoon.  

Black Gold

Two restaurants salute the mighty ‘shroom with decadent truffle dinnersMy one attempt at truffle hunting took place in the hilly forests around Alba with an old winemaker...

Gray Days

It’s been cold and rainy the last few days, and more than once I’ve found myself repeating some subtle and surprising line, half a refrain or part of a verse...

A (Good!) Beach Traffic Report

West Side streets may have seemed more congested in 2010 than in years past, but they were definitely safer. This weekend Police Department Investigator Chris Dawson told the Santa...

See You at the Movies!

We love staying in over the holidays and curling up on the coach with our Netflix cue as much as the next PJ-loving homebody, but this bit of news...