We all eat for pleasure. Some of us also eat in pursuit of academic knowledge. "Food studies" is a burgeoning field where scholars consider food a potent tool for illuminating a vast range of topics and issues. Among L.A. colleges and universities, you'll find classes on "Animal Ethics," "Restaurant ... More >>
In our column First Person, L.A. writers tackle the good, the bad and the funny about life as they know it.
Anthony Bourdain made it look so great. "Baja's like Tuscany!" he'd
proclaimed to the media. And right in L.A.'s backyard. I'd never been,
nor had my best friend, so we booked hotel rooms f ... More >>
For some reason, Microsoft seems to think that experienced software engineers are difficult to find in this down economy, so it's trying to recruit talent from the Seattle offices of Amazon, Adobe and Google. The Seattle Times reports that the battle for skilled coders is being waged with free bacon ... More >>
"I just want a photo and the word lost and the telephone number and when and where she was lost and her name. Not like a movie poster or anything stupid." So rang the immortally frustrated words of the Shannon, the secretary or assistant or generic office peon with the gall to approach graph ... More >>
A document can make a big difference, as the Birthers are currently proving in all the wrong ways. The Magna Carta -- a document whose Madonna-level status requires you to drop the "the" and refer to it simply as "Magna Carta" -- reframed the relationship between royalty and us re ... More >>
Pepper Films IncUpdated after the jump: Jean's friends and neighbors provide more details about his life and death.
Jean Perramon pulled over to the side of the 101 North at about 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, stepping out of his Ferrari momentarily to check its tire for a piece of metal he though ... More >>
Barbara HansenMary Carmen Salas of La Parrilla at East L.A. Meets NapaAll the Mexican food you could ever dream of eating will be yours for the taking at AltaMed's 5th annual East L.A. Meets Napa benefit July 9.
That evening, Union Station's huge courtyard will be jammed with tables where lo ... More >>
A Los Angeles law firm representing a company suing China for allegedly stealing its software code announced its computers have come under a cyber-attack that originated in the Asian nation and that the FBI is investigating the attempted intrusion.
Gipson Hoffman & Pancione, which is represe ... More >>
Harvest 2009, billed as "An Evening of Provincial Decadence," is a celebration of food and wine to be held this Saturday to launch David Family Wines; the event benefits two California causes, Habitat for Humanity and Learning Rights. David Family Wines has built their four year-old company around ... More >>