Given the size of the man's paws and his height relative to that of the hoop, the sight of Yao Ming shooting always made us think of a toddler dropping grapes into a plastic cup. The recently retired NBA star from Shanghai had a sweet shot, but the jury's still out on his new wine crafted from cabe ... More >>
Jidori chicken skewers
The Place: Sushi & Kushi Imai, 8300 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills; (323) 655-2253
The Hours: daily 5:30-7:30
The Deals: $1.00 house wines, house sake, and Sapporo draft; $4 Sapporo pitchers; reduced prices for premium sake, sushi, and appetizers
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N.A.S.A. reloaded: Squeak E. Clean (front) and collaborator DJ Zegon On this week's print edition of the LA Weekly, Drew Tewksbury interviews DJ Squeak E. Clean, aka Sam Spiegel, aka Spike Jonze's brother, aka the man behind the star-studded N.A.S.A. project.
Spiegel's N.A.S.A. concept album ... More >>