So how are parents supposed to determine what drug their child has taken when they get suspicious or worried? Parents should be on the lookout for something that looks like incense and teens who seem more anxious than usual. Although you won't know for sure, you have more information to go on and can seek the right kind of help.
Best Cheap Indian Stuff Los Angeles 2008 - Govinda's
Do you need to remove some obstacles, refresh your incense supply, deodorize your pits (without chemical additives), buy a beach cover-up and a housewarming gift, and eat, all for less than 50 bucks? Govinda's boutique, housed inside the International Society for Krishna Consciousness in West L.A., is your one-stop shop for Hindu deities, tulsi beads, bangles, kurtas and stackable stainless-steel food-storage containers (and lunch!). Sift through rack after rack of airy summer skirts, luscious jewel-toned pashminas and beautifully embroidered tunics, all priced at a fraction of what you'd pay on Robertson or Beverly or Melrose or wherever people shop retail these days. After you've revamped your wardrobe, picked out a few Ganeshas and stocked up on body-care products, head downstairs for some yummy, sattvic, mushy, vegetarian food, made with love and cumin and blessed by sari-wrapped, kum-kum-dotted Krishna devotees. Self-served and sold by the pound, the buffet boasts a salad bar, fresh-baked bread and steamed veggies in addition to the spiced-up exotic fare. A popular lunchtime spot for Sony studio-folk, starving artists and working peeps in the 'hood, "that Krishna joint," as it's affectionately called, is a haven for really (really, really) good eats, and it's the best deal in town.—Dani Katz