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Atwater Village

Photograph by Michael Newhouse   A relatively green stretch of the L.A. River is all that separates Atwater Village from Silver Lake and Los Feliz. It makes sense, then, that the boutiques,...

Cabbage Patch

 Photograph courtesy of  cabbagepatchbh.comLos Angeles may be lousy with light-lunch options, but few are as fine as this no-frills café from chef Samir Mohajer (formerly of Rustic Canyon). Order...

Cecconi's

 Photograph by Gina SabatellaL.A.’s beautiful people have found their new social center in this gilded temple of fabulosity from the folks behind London’s private Soho House. The former Mortons...

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TONYS ITALIAN STEAKHOUSE

The latest tenant to occupy an ever-rotating space on the Sunset Strip (once Norman’s, then briefly Crudo) is Tonys, an Italian-style steak house boasting $5 martinis and $25 steaks. It...

First Pizza, Now Beer?

Ferran Andria—better known as the executive chef/evil mastermind behind Spanish molecular gastronomy giant ElBulli—has been getting some buzz this week about his controversial foray into the realm of pizza,...

My LA to Z: Niecy Nash

Photograph courtesy of Derek Blank Whether organizing clutter hounds on her Style Network show Clean House or shaking her prosthetic posterior at bad guys on Comedy Central’s Reno 911!, Niecy Nash knows what she...

Taste for a Cure

I needed to feel good about myself so I decided to eat gourmet dishes from Cut, XIV, Osteria Mozza at the annual Taste for a Cure shindig and...

Fiesta Time

Had one margarita too many celebrating Cinco de Mayo over the weekend? Toast the Mexican army’s Battle of Puebla victory with a special holiday menu of tacos, tamales, fresh...

Dog Days

Photograph by Catherine Ledner   Main Story: Unleashed By Tamar Brott The house calls, the competitors, the pet owners—trying to succeed in the capital of celebrity dog trainers can be trying, but armed...