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The Home Chef

Illustration by Bill Brown My family recently returned from a trip to France. We began in the gorgeous city of Bordeaux, where our nephew, whom we raised, is wrapping up...

Umamicatessen

The Umami foodplex on Broadway is offering up fun (albeit atypical) fare including pig- brain sauce and pork-fat fries.

To Deep Space and Back With Elon Musk

Dragon landed in the Pacific on Thursday morning. Not the mythical creature—but rocket man Elon Musk’s now-famous cargo capsule. After a historic nine-day journey to the International Space Station,...

Video Village With Ask Chris: National Donut Day

While I don't suggest you play ball in the street, what better way to work off a donut from Randy's? Celebrate Los Angeles's world-class collection of donut shops tomorrow...

A Bear-Free Thursday Afternoon Cram, 5/31/12

Everything you need to know from today's front pages LAPD Officer After Guiness Record for Longest Ferris Wheel Ride In Santa Monica Right NowWe’re queasy just thinking about it.  Utah Pranksters...

Rose Parade Mural Comes Back To Pasadena

An enormous mural painted on walnut and depicting the Pasadena Rose Parade has found a new home. The 1963 work, by master artist Millard Sheets, was originally installed in...

Midtown Lunch’s Totally Awesome, Totally Practical Two-Hour Taco Crawl

Want to gorge on L.A.’s top tacos like the full-timers, but 48 hours of meat-and-tortilla eating sound like too much? Lucky you! (Though really, we question your level of...

Video Village With Ask Chris: Elon Musk Tours Space X

Following a mission to deliver supplies to the International Space Station, the Dragon capsule successfully returned to Earth this morning, splashing down in the Pacific some 500 miles off...

Video Village With Ask Chris: Brian Wilson And The Beach Boys At The Hollywood Bowl

The Beach Boys (Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston, and David Marks) will perform at the Hollywood Bowl this Saturday night as part of their 50th anniversary...

LA Weekly’s Newest Food Voice Says Hello

And we say hello back! Besha Rodell, the former food critic at Atlanta alt-weekly Creative Loafing, penned her first article for the LA Weekly today. Instead of reviewing a...