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Mas Malo

The sign says it—this is Silver Lake’s hip Mexican joint, Malo, and more. Co-owners and music venue moguls Mitchell Frank and Jeff Ellermeyer kept (and cleaned) the ornate domed...

March 2011

L.A. Home Design

Mescal Oyster Shooter

Photograph by Jessica Boone Salt Air The dollop of salty foam on top gives the look of a frothy head on a michelada. It also complements the brininess of the...

Michelle Carr

 Shake it: Valley-bred Michelle Carr tapped into the showbiz genes of her vaudeville grandparents. Her first performances were as a go-go dancer for a band in an art gallery....

Peak Season: Pea Shoots

The woman selling walnut oil at the farmers’ market took one look in my bag, spotted the tangle of bright green pea shoots, and smiled. “Sauté them and drizzle...

Where did the name Echo Park come from? Should we hear echoes?

Not-not-not. Any-any-any. More-more-more. City parks superintendent Joseph Henry Tomlinson chose the name because of echoes he heard during the construction of Echo Park Lake in 1892. I imagine that...