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Roundup: St. Patty's Day Haps

We Angelenos don’t have to dye the river green to express our enthusiasm for Saint Patrick’s Day (parts of our river are green year-round), but we do enjoy eating...

Food Fun: Scanwiches

 super fun Web discovery courtesy of our art department: Scanwiches. The artist—who I can’t seem to identify from the site—takes real sandwiches, puts them face down on his or...

Beer Guy for BottleRock

Things are starting to look good for the newer, bigger, faster BottleRock Wine Bar slated to open downtown this month. First, they bring on chef Jared Levy, who has...

The Kogi Kulprit

Getting a bit weary of all this Kogi madness? (It’s just a damn taco—a damn good taco, but a taco.) Well, we finally know who to blame. Kogi staffer...

Ludo Bites Lives!

After a year in Las Vegas, at the dubiously named Lavo (“I wash”….?) at the Palazzo, Ludo Lefebvre is coming back to L.A. It’s not that serving 700 plates a night to folks...

Best Urban Oases

Photograph courtesy of Kyoto GrandThere’s no shortage of hiking trails and scenic overlooks in Los Angeles, but finding solitude amid the concrete isn’t as easy. Here are seven...

Distress Test

House hunting makes planning a wedding look easy. But last year, when property prices started to fall, my fiancé, Michael, and I saw a chance to do something we...

Bird-Watching

Photograph by Los Angeles Audubon Society Courtesy of Arnold Small Photographic Collection, Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History    Winging It By Ann Herold My Year of Looking for the Insanely Beautiful,...

My LA to Z: Jason Bentley

Jason Bentley, host of the KCRW (89.9 FM) weekday program Morning Becomes Eclectic, moved to L.A. when he was 13 years old, but he knows the city like a native.   1Urth...

Soccer Nation

Los Angeles magazine, March 2009Havana’s Estadio Pedro Marrero is a handsome relic of a time when America’s baseball stars met with their Cuban counterparts in winter leagues that drew...