4 months ago | Wine
As soon as the National Weather Service predicted a four-day heat wave for early October we started pulling together an it’s too hot to get off the couch survivalist checklist as seriously as any cast member of Nat Geo’s Doomsday Preppers. However...
5 months ago | Interviews
Last year Lou Amdur opened Lou Provision & Wines, a small, smartly curated wine shop next to Jessica Koslow’s Sqirl which had a look so sparely decorated that it required a stroll amongst the few bottle-filled tables to realize that it was a g...
5 months ago | Food in Pop Culture
In director Michael Winterbottom’s 2010’s quasi-fictional road movie, The Trip, British comedians and real life pals, Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon, cruised, bickered and ate their way through England’s Lake District. In this year’s sequel, The Trip...
6 months ago | Food in Pop Culture
Oddball inventions are the motor that drives Michel Gondry’s Mood Indigo, which opens July 18, a bittersweet French-language romantic comedy based on Boris Vian's book of the same name that throws dozens of Gondry’s signature doo-hickeys, gee...
11 months ago | L.A. Restaurants
If you read our interview with writer Nathan Edmondson then you already know that downtown mainstay Nickel Diner - as well as their popular maple bacon donut - makes repeat appearances in the new series of Marvel Comic's The Punisher. B...
11 months ago | Interviews
When writer Nathan Edmondson first started working on his new Punisher series for Marvel, he knew that he wanted to move his title character - the glowering, torture-happy antihero Frank Castle - from New York to Los Angeles. He also started p...