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Museum Quality

Stark Bar, situated behind LACMA’s Urban Lights (and across the street from the mag), held a media preview of the mod space and grub earlier in the week. I...

My LA to Z: Mark Frauenfelder

1   Cru I’m not a vegan or a raw food eater exclusively but I like this raw food vegan restaurant in Silver Lake. You think of raw vegan food as chewing...

The Bachelor Recap: Season 15, Episode 8

Pack your bags, everyone, and throw in an extra bottle of Xanax. We’re headed to Seattle, Washington; Madawaska, Maine; Chico, California; and Charlotte, North Carolina to meet Chantal, Ashley,...

New Things to Chomp at Universal Studios

Universal City  has had its share of unusual restaurants—like the train depot at Victoria Station, Womhopper’s Wagon Works, and the comic book-inspired Marvel Mania. But once inside...

Happy Anniversary, Dance Marathon!

This weekend UCLA’s Dance Marathon is celebrating its tenth year of raising money for pediatric AIDS while getting down around the clock. I smiled when a press release announcing...

Double Recall

The news this week that Maria Altmann passed away and that Arianna Huffington has sold the Huffington Post to AOL for $315 million brought to mind two stories from...

Peak Season: Yuzu

Photograph courtesy kyotofoodie.com Five years ago you’d have been hard-pressed to find fresh yuzu for sale in L.A. Heirloom citrus growers like Mud Creek Ranch now offer the lumpy Asian...

The Royce

Photograph by Jessica Boone Brace yourself: The juxtaposition is alarming. A gleaming Vegas-style hall laid out in white and glass has replaced the Langham Huntington’s staid hotel dining room. The...

Author Spotlight: Lisa Napoli

Lisa Napoli was finding her job in L.A. radio pretty humdrum, so when an invitation to volunteer (temporarily) for a fledgling station in Bhutan popped into her email in-box,...

The Bachelor: Season 15, Episode 7

On this week’s episode of The Bachelor, Brad and the women take over Anguilla where—oh hell, it’s Wednesday. You already know what happened. So in honor of Valentine’s Day...