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Cecconi's and Bottega Louie

 Photograph by Gina SabatellaGeorge Hamilton walks into Cecconi’s. Tanned (of course) and relaxed, he is about to sit at a center table in the crowded courtyard when from within the...

Sad Songs with Kerry Washington

Photograph by Daniela Federici It’s been quite a night of musical entertainment for the actress Kerry Washington. An hour ago she was catching command performances at President Barack Obama’s Beverly Hilton...

Santa Monica Seafood

Photograph courtesy keepwaddling1The Harrod’s of all things edible from the ocean has left its longtime location on Colorado Avenue and taken over an old Carl’s Jr. on Wilshire....

The Golden State

Photograph courtesy Flickr/montagemanThat the “beer float” hasn’t become an American staple is beyond us: A single scoop of gelato (courtesy of Scoops) bobs in a pint of pitch-black...

Coolhaus Snackvertising

It’s been quite the food truck week here at the Wilshire Boulevard LAMAG HQ. First the Green Truck, then Kogi, and today Coolhaus: the loosely architecture-inspired ice cream sandwich...

Forever Plaid

Fifty years ago the big downtown theaters were struggling against the menace of television by offering a getaway with air conditioning, plush décor and a gigantic screen. The Orpheum...

My LA to Z: Stan Lee

Stan Lee has created an estimated 90% of Marvel Comics characters since starting his career in 1939, so it makes sense that he’s first to launch a digital comic...

Morning After: Farmers Market 75th Anniversary Celebration

The Taste of Farmers Market food event last night promised to be good before I even stepped inside. How could it not? Clutching my plastic plate and cutlery, I...

Classy: PiLAtaste

Ever since a pal of mine told me about the half-cooking-half-Pilates/yoga class that her neighbor started teaching, I’ve been trying to go. This kind of thing is right up...

Discovery: Mom's Mushland

I spent the morning at Exposition Park and headed west at lunchtime. It was a hot day so I had the windows down as I cruised Martin Luther King...