1 year ago | Street Art
One of the 54 fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A. Weekly's People Issue 2015. Jorge Velasquez grew up across from the Belmont Tunnel and Toluca Yard, the longtime treasured site for graffiti artists in Westlake. The area was "my backyard and my...
1 year ago | Architecture & Design
Which came first: the lobster or the gladiator helmet? At Barton G. on La Cienega in West Hollywood, it's the latter. The menu planning process at the decadent restaurant, which this paper's critic described as offering "food in high costume, an e...
2 years ago | Pop-up Restaurants
Is it a restaurant? Is it an event space? Is it a home for cutting edge cultural programming? These are the questions that arise when the multipurpose venue known as Elysian in Frogtown comes up in conversation. The answer is: all of the above, an...
2 years ago | Architecture & Design
The sprawling L.A. Design Fest kicks off over two weeks of events this year on June 13, with a heavily food and drink-oriented agenda. Its Design Hooky series fills three afternoons and evenings showcasing architectur...
2 years ago | Recipes
On a Friday during brunch - if you can identify the time straddling breakfast and lunch by that descriptor on a weekday - Terri Wahl takes a break to refuel on a savory and sweet spread of the hearty, seasonal comfort foods her super casual Eagle ...
2 years ago | L.A. Restaurants
Restaurateur and chef Andre Guerrero knows that building a new restaurant in Los Angeles isn't an exercise in speed. Nonetheless, he's now antsy because for almost two years, the less preferable for this context adjective in Oinkster's&n...