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Depression Official: McDonald's Ditches Cheese Slice

As reported by the Chicago Tribune, McDonald’s is considering losing one slice of “cheese” from its famous Double Cheeseburger in order to keep it on their ever-more-popular Dollar Menu....

Project: Halloween Cupcakes

I took this idea last year from a blog whose name has escaped me. (I apologize if it’s yours!) Step 1: Get as much crazy candy as you...

LA Mill Hosts Mad Hatter Halloween Tea

Each year, the Silver Lake Chamber of Commerce hosts a little Halloween party for the kiddies at the Rec Center near the reservoir. This year, thanks in part to...

Yes She Can

Los Angeles magazine, October 2008Back in 1996, Al Franken and Arianna Huffington shared a bed. They did it on Comedy Central, in a recurring skit commenting on the presidential...

Lotería Grill

Photograph by Edmund BarrIt’s risky—opening a brick-and-mortar version of a beloved open-air food stall. Does it work? Sí. The new Lotería Grill took everything we...

The Beachcomber

Photograph by Edmund Barr You can’t ask for a better view, at the base of the Malibu Pier, and the room’s cute, an upscale version of a...

In-N-Out Rumor—Animal Style

Today is the day we celebrate 60 years of In-N-Out burger. On October 22, 1948, Harry and Esther Snyder fired up that grill at store #1 in Baldwin Park...

A Citizen's Perspective

Katharina Feldman, 53, is the office manager at her husband’s law office in Encino. She happened to be home early on Friday, September 12, the day of the Metrolink...

New Cheese and Coffee Folks for Rustic Canyon

Andrew Steiner of the new Andrew’s Cheese Shop on Montana Ave. is now overseeing the menu du fromage at Rustic Canyon. Steiner says he plans to the rotate cheeses...

Happening: Taste of Soul

This Saturday is the third annual Taste of Soul festival. If you haven’t been before, the mega event is put on every year by the Los Angeles Sentinel to “bring...