Three Bottles, One Shop is a new series in which we take a peek into an L.A. wine shop and ask the owner to pick and describe three great bottles on offer. Have a shop you'd like to see featured? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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On a backpacking trip through Europe in my early 20's I ended up in the small Alpine ski village of Isola, France. After a long day on the slopes my friend Anne-Sophie took me to a rustic restaurant for dinner -- all dark wood and fireplace and goblets of wine. There I had my first taste of raclet ... More >>
Orange County's Haven Gastropub has a reputation for rather maniacally obtaining their mercurial selection of craft brews. On one occasion, Beverage Director Wil Dee took a Smokey and the Bandit-style run up to San Francisco to bootleg a vanload from 21st Amendment Brewery, which has no wholesale d ... More >>
It started like any other Family Fun Day at Alpine Village's Oktoberfest. Kids in tiny dirndls and lederhosen, parents enjoying a Paulaner responsibly, people laughing and relaxing while sharing a mutual love of all things Bavarian. At times it seemed like the ghost of Herman Prey could be he ... More >>
Justin LoyNite JewelRamona Gonzalez, aka Nite Jewel, was the first artist we considered here at LA Weekly when putting together our Re:Play L.A. series, which consists of four local indie artists covering their favorite classic albums, for free, at the Hard Rock Cafe on Hollywood Boulevard.
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Celebrating its 200th year, Oktoberfest officially kicked off this past Friday, as it does mid-September every year in Munich. And although it may be confusing -- you'd think the event would take place in, well, October -- Bavaria bases the timing on a ... More >>
Getty Imagespotato noodles with liver sausage and vanillaWhat's a little systemic child abuse and closet Nazism when we can talk about the current Pontiff's childhood eating habits. Eat Like A Pope, released last month from Italian publisher De Agostini Group, documents the dishes eaten by Po ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW THEATER REVIEWSCURRENT FEATURE ON BORN TO BE ALIVE and THE WOMEN OF BREWSTER PLACELEASE SUBSIDY PROGRAM GETS ANOTHER LEASE
A recommendation by L.A.'s Chief Administrative Officer Miguel
Santana to restructure (eliminate) the city's Lease Subsidy Program for non- ... More >>