Music writers David Greenwald and Daniel Siegal want to create a site for in-depth music reporting and criticism, and they want to pay writers a fair wage to do that work. Sort of like the L.A. Weekly's music section, but they want to do it minus the kind of pageview-driving clickbait -- listicles a ... More >>
Newspaper suits want to go head-to-head with this.The Chicago-based geniuses at the Tribune Co., corporate parent of the Los Angeles Times, have their sights set on an iPad killer. Really. Because nothing says "future-forward high-tech hub" like the land of hot-dogs and coronary disease.
The ... More >>
Leslie KalohiSkylar Kaplan of Puro Instinct
What: Puro Instinct (formerly Pearl Harbor) with So Many Wizards
When: April 4th, 2011
"Should we do two more or should we just fuck off?" Piper Kaplan asked the crowd at the Echoplex last night. No sooner had the words left her lip ... More >>
Our colleagues at Brand X found on YouTube a really nice treat for you LA Radiohead freaks. Now that you can broadcast longer YouTube videos, some enterprising fans have uploaded the entire LA show Radiohead gave last January as a benefit for for Oxfam America's Haiti Earthquake Response Fund ... More >>
-- Michael Ruhlman has something to say. [White on Rice Couple]
-- The Tap Room, The Royce and the Best Bar Snack Ever. [Chow Balla]
-- Consider the dumpling. Of course we will. [The Guardian]
-- Restaurants' Best Press: 'Bill Clinton Ate Here.' [The New York Times]
-- Top 10 Unique Food-The ... More >>
Some food for thought from local, national and international news sources from this past week:
-- Chef Shuffles: Kris Morningstar Leaves District, Mercantile. [Chow Balla]
-- Jamie Oliver: 'No one understands me. No one.' [The Guardian]
-- You Never Made Me Pot Au Feu. [One For The Table]
-- The ... More >>
N. GalutenCold soba noodles from Ichimiann in Torrance
A series of small cooking competitions featuring well known L.A. chefs is already underway, all in the name of promoting dineLA's upcoming Restaurant Week. The first round of "quickfire challenges" began on Wednesday, September 22nd, wit ... More >>
Our friends at the LA Times' Brand X have dug up the following gem from the endlessly rewarding YouTube archive of universal weirdness.
It's the '70s. It's St. Louis. It's crazed Rocky Horror Picture Show fanatics.
It's... a very young Michael Stipe as Frank N Furter? (forward to 1:25).
Yup--it ... More >>