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A Fitting Tribute

June 17, 2009, LAmag.com Awards shows can be snooze-fests. If you get lucky, you’ll see a few stars, the speeches will be blessedly short, and you...

Really??!! L.A. Live Edition

This is a first: New York is bringing Mexican to us. The 25-year-old Rosa Mexicano restaurant is coming to L.A. Live this August from the East Coast, where they...

The Breakfast Conversation: Ramon Cortines

Photograph by Forest Casey Ramon Cortines, Superintendent of the LA Unified School District, took a few hours out of the chaos that is his job to chat with Los Angeles...

News Buffet: Dig In

Some bulk foodie news for your hump day. Anisette is celebrating its one-year anniversary with a special Provence-themed cocktail hour menu called L’Aperitif. Monday through Friday...

I Laughed, I Cried

Pinkberry’s green tea flavor of froyo will be removed from menus in three weeks, according to a company source who preferred to stay anonymous. Two...

Damage Report: Smashed at BottleRock

One victim of last night’s Lakers “celebriot” (…other than our pride. Seriously folks, we won—have a beer, don’t light things on fire.): The new BottleRock Downtown. According to beer...

Craftbar

Photograph by Edmund BarrTom Colicchio may be, flat out, the most influential chef in the country. That deep sear, that long braise, the unfussy presentation, and especially the way...

Once Is Enough

Illustration by Michael Gillette Gigi Levangie Grazer makes me miss Jacqueline Susann. That may not tell you a whole hell of a lot except that I’m not getting any younger,...

The Weekender: Portland

Riverfront vistas, walkable neighborhoods, and smart places to eat and hang—the City of Roses is in bloom

Street

Photograph by Jessica BooneThe graffiti-like stick figures on the walls illustrate the point: This is a celebration of the world’s humble street foods. Everything about the first solo...