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Sex and the Mag

Photograph by Craig Blankenhorn/New Line CinemaIn Sex and the City the movie, Los Angeles magazine has an ever-so-fleeting role on a wall at Samantha’s office....

Happening: American Artisanal Treasure Awards

Tonight marks the fifth annual American Artisanal Treasure Awards held by the Cheese Store of Beverly Hills. This year’s event—as always, closed to the public due to space constraints—is...

Breaking: No Free Cupcakes Tomorrow

OK, I know I said that the to-the-death cupcake challenge was going to be my last bakery-related post for a while, but this is breaking news! And kinda sad…...

How I Spent My Memorial Day Weekend

Nothing honors the memory of our fallen soldiers quite like an overcast luau, am I right? Thanks to the folks at Huntington Meats and my brave hosts Matt and...

Timbeeeer!

Strolling up to Silver Lake’s LA Mill Coffee Boutique for a morning coffee today (I’m out of my usual breakfast blend), I noticed the parking lot behind the building...

Soaking in the Pier with Chiwetel Ejiofor

Los Angeles magazine, May 2008 Chiwetel Ejiofor is dumbfounded. After lunch at the Lobster, we’re enjoying a constitutional on the Santa Monica Pier when the actor, dressed in jeans, a...

Sign of the Apocalypse #3,728

Ever said something like this to yourself: “Gee, I love energy, but I just hate drinking.” Or “My three 6 a.m. Red Bulls just aren’t doing...

Sugar Crash

What goes better with 103-degree heat than cake? Lots and lots of cake? With butter cream frosting? The answer: just about anything. As promised, I’m here...

But Can It Cook a Steak?

  Wolfgang Zwiener may have torn out the tatami mats from the former Umenohana space for his new, controversially named Wolfgang’s Steakhouse,...

Gig of the Week: Say Cheese

  It’s that time again when I show you a foodservice job opening that makes me contemplate a career change. Yes, I’m fully...