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Editor's Buzz: Foodie's Paradise

In the November issue of the magazine we make the case that eating in is, well, in. The Top Chef/Food Network/Hell’s Kitchen addicts, the farmers’ market acolytes, the Julie...

Craft News: New Market Menu and Top Chef Casting

Starting tonight, Tom Colicchio’s Craft restaurant in Century City will be offering a $55 three-course Market Menu at dinner. We’ve been wondering how the upscale chophouse has been doing...

Babs Grab

It feels like everyone is unloading nowadays, doesn’t it? Barbra Streisand is anyway—over 500 personal items from her three homes were up for grabs this past weekend during Julien’s...

Put Up This Wall

To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Berlin Wall coming down in Germany, two walls are being built along Wilshire Boulevard, with one in front of the Variety Building...

Beer Week Begins

As if the Taste of Abbot Kinney festival wasn’t reason enough to drop by Venice this weekend, Joe’s restaurant is hosting the first annual Raising the Bar Mixology Competition...

My LA to Z: Dick Sittig

You may not recognize Dick Sittig, founder and creative director of Secret Weapon marketing, face to face, but you surely know his work: He’s the man and voice behind...

The Front Yard Is The New Back

Illustration by Neil GowerA woodsy fragrance—what the cedars of Lebanon must have smelled like—drifts into my living room. I realize it’s coming from the mulch in my new vegetable...

Extended Family

      If you've ever looked at your pet dog (especially after "cleaning up" the lawn) and wondered when he was going to start pulling his own weight, perhaps it's time...