Pamela Klein

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  • 15 years ago | L.A. Restaurants

    Here was the plan: We’d take our families to the Aloha Concert Jam in Long Beach and spend the day listening to music, then go out to dinner somewhere near Pine Street. It would be a long day, with no nap for my 5-year-old and much too much s...

  • 16 years ago | Travel

    When I arrive on most West Indian islands, I am empty. I want it to be that way, for the land fills me up with its heat, its emerald pools, its orchids. I arrive on the tangled terrain of Dominica, however, in a different state entirely. I am led ...

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  • 16 years ago | L.A. Restaurants

    Who the heck builds a restaurant on a little island in the middle of an intersection, the intersection being Centinela, La Tijera and La Cienega, with Inglewood to the east, LAX to the west, and Fox Hills still full of skunks, rabbits and gophers?...

  • 16 years ago | Longform

    Ernest Hemingway loved Cuba — he loved her sultry nights, her bloody bullfights, and her magnificent blue marlins (Santiago’s "noble" and "able" opponents in The Old Man and the Sea). Hemingway also loved Cubans, and they loved him. Afte...

  • 17 years ago | Travel

    Illustration by Santiago Uceda If you are a spiritual person, an evening on the British Virgin Island of Tortola can be filled with signs. You needn’t look hard for them. They come to you as in a dream. It is a peaceful, gentle place, perhaps...