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Update: Street Slated for March

Susan Feniger’s (Border Grill, Ciudad, Two Hot Tamales) international street food restaurant, Street, was scheduled to open on Highland Avenue sometime this month. But come the final days of...

Tuesday Happenings

How’s this for a Tuesday? Start your morning fresh with a free stack o’ pancakes, and finish it with a trio of absinthe cocktails and Oysters Rockefeller…made with...

I Liked The Oscars This Year There, I Said It.

Understand that on the morning after the Academy Awards I am usually among the most outspoken and cynical of water cooler chatterboxes: Why the deadly banter? What’s with the...

My LA to Z: Steven Ehrlich

Steven Ehrlich has designed anything from 35,000-square-foot homes in the Persian Gulf to condos in Venice Beach. He offices in Culver City.1Watts Towers Drive for miles on Alameda Blvd. south...

The Doheny-Kogi Kollision

Last night was the second Kogi Truck (if you don’t know, read, well, everywhere) night at Cedd Moses’ “private” downtown club, the Doheny. Even at a supposedly members-only event,...

Fired Up

Of the three friends polishing off a bottle of albariño around the fire pit at Gjelina, it was the young man pouring the wine who had perfected the bohemian...

Flour Power

 Photograph by Lucas Zarebinski  Precious few dilemmas can’t be ameliorated by the wonders of a croissant pulled straight from a wood-burning oven, a French tart whose glistening fruit is cradled...

The Bazaar by José Andrés

ibéricoPhotograph by Gina Sabatella

The Critics

Los Angeles magazine, February 2009Joe MorgensternThe Wall Street JournalThe first movie I fell in love with: A black-and-white Betty Boop cartoon that my mother took me to see in...