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Comida

Photograph by Edmund BarrSoledad Lopez introduced Oaxaca’s complex saucy moles and earthy cured meats to L.A. diners when she opened Guelaguetza in 1994. Her tiny...

Best Camera Stores

Ask camera aficionados where to shop and they’ll probably have one word for you: Samy’s. Thanks to owner Samy Kamienowicz, a mainstay in the photo business for nearly 50...

Brooke Dulien

Greased Lightning: The first necklace that clothing stylist Brooke Dulien designed, a silver lightning bolt inspired by one worn by a surfer in her native Newport Beach, became a...

Casualties of War

That Tuesday afternoon, as Jim Leon steered his red Nissan Maxima into his windswept Lancaster neighborhood, he sighed in relief. No government vehicles were parked in front of his...

Best Stationery Stores

Hand-embroidered cards lovely enough to frame are displayed at Soolip (8646 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood, 310-360-0545) alongside 100-percent-silk hand-dyed ribbon, drawers of pressed flowers, and decorative storage boxes. Housed...

Best Toy Stores

When it comes to kids’ toys, we’re suckers for wooden blocks and stacking rings, for dollhouses and minuscule villages, for fairy wings and refined tea sets that kick-start creativity...

South Pasadena

South Pasadena has long been considered a great place to live, especially for families drawn by the top-rated schools. Now, thanks largely to the arrival of the Gold Line,...