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Top Restaurants We Lost in 2013 Part II: Old School Edition

Ten classic L.A. eateries that went to that big dining room in the sky

Talking Shop With Skeet Ulrich

Photograph by Jill Greenberg “The best furniture makers know how to fix their mistakes without starting over,” Skeet Ulrich says as a table saw hums nearby. Dressed in jeans, a...

Skee Balling With Kristen Bell

Photograph by Jill Greenberg/Corbis Outline Kristen Bell squeezes her five-foot-one-inch frame between two bouncing eight-year-olds in matching yellow day-camp shirts and slips a few tokens into a hot pink Skee-Ball...

Vegetable Shopping With Jeffrey Donovan

Photograph by Brian Smith/Corbis Outline On this sunny morning at the Farmers Market, Jeffrey Donovan isn’t booby-trapping a doorway or defusing a bomb. He isn’t shaping cake frosting into blocks...

Swinging Metaphors With Bryan Cranston

Photograph by Kharen Hill/Corbis Outline If Bryan Cranston were a Dodger—a notion not without appeal to him—he would be the consummate utility player, a grinder, a veteran of countless unsung...

High Fives With DJ Lance Rock

Photograph courtesy of Nickelodeon At the Skirball Cultural Center this brisk Sunday morning, the organizers of Milk+Bookies’ Storytime Celebration have assembled a star-studded lineup: Actors Rainn Wilson and Jennifer Garner,...

Belvedere With Chelsea Handler

Photograph by Williams + Hirakawa/Icon International You might think that someone whose stand-up routine and nightly talk show are peppered with jokes about happy hours and margarita mixes would be...

Breakfast With Bill Paxton

Photograph by Stuart PetticanIn a thunderstorm quaint Ojai radiates even more warmth than when the sun is shining. The actor Bill Paxton lives in the foothills that ring this...

Breakfast in Silver Lake with Bryce Dallas Howard

She has polished off her bowl of polenta with the candied pecans, brown sugar, and whipped mascarpone topping. The two jumbo-size croissants have likewise surrendered to an appetite as...

Emailing Viggo Mortensen

Photograph by Rudy Waks/Corbis Outline He has been nominated for an Oscar (for the 2007 mystery Eastern Promises) and was declared a bona fide sex symbol (after his turn in...