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Petrossian

How bold, to open a caviar shop and café in these times. The revamped Petrossian store—emerging after a four-month closure with a new casual restaurant—is lovely, approachable, and depending on what...

Gone Commercial

It’s going to be impossible to talk about Art & Copy, the new documentary from director Doug Prey about the most effective advertisements of our age and the people...

FAQ – The Friday Afternoon Question

I cover parties for the magazine (15 years), so my phone rings here—a lot. I am also a bit of a soft touch and will send you a copy...

The Reading List: L.A. Authors. L.A. Topics. September 09 Books.

LAmag.com, September 15, 2009Bang Ditto (Manic D Press, hardcover, $16) By Amber Tamblyn The General Hospital and Joan of Arcadia lead actress writes poems about the...

Body of Work

Dance fiends like me—who grew up taking lessons, appeared in productions like The Nutcracker, and dreamed of going professional—converged Saturday night at Santa Monica’s Broad Stage to see our...

New Obsession: The Vincent Price Cookbook

I spent the morning keeping cool inside the Harvey's Guss Meat Co and picking master butcher Harvey Gussman’s brain for an upcoming issue. Far more than a mere meat...

Where's Chris?(2)

We’ve sent our Ask Chris to send in dispatches from his travels around town. Do you know where he was? Be the first to guess correctly and win a one-year subscription...

The Collector

Los Angeles magazine, September 2009At swap meets and on the roadside, in library stacks, private archives, basements, and attics, Jim Heimann has spent the past several decades sifting through...

Start Your San Gennaro Feasting Early

L.A.’s 8th annual Feast of San Gennaro may not be for a couple of weeks, but there’s no reason you can’t up your spicy-encased-meat consumption a little early. Starting next...

The Art of the Breakup

Looks like it’s last call at the epic art party between gallery owner Billy Shire and artist Josh Agle, aka Shag. Billy Shire Fine Arts in Culver City is...