• Issue Archive for
  • Nov 25 - Dec 1, 2004
  • Vol. 27, No. 1






  • West Hollywood and Vicinity

    Alto Palato. The main dining room with its sky-high ceilings and roomy tables has the lofty ambiance of a European railway station — and the service can be European, too: maddening. But the cooking is authentic regional Italian; try the wafer-thin pizza and the best gelato outside of Rome. Every...
  • Ask Mr. Gold

    QUESTION: Anything new in the world of dim sum? Empress and Sea Harbour and 888 are swell, mind you, but I’m getting a little burned out on them. And don’t tell me to go to Mission 261. I like to think of myself as having an open mind, but it...
  • Fight Club

    Photo by Anne Fishbein Two men walk into a bar. Or rather, 102 men walk into a bar, with room for maybe 50 of them, with its television perversely set to Animal Planet instead of the Lakers game, with an ambiance rather like alumni night at the Sigma house, but...



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