It's Father's Day this Sunday, June 16. Sure, you could get him a tie, a barbecue grill, or an electronic 5-in-1 gadget from Brookstone that he'll likely never use. Or you can show appreciation for all that he's done for you with a good meal and a stiff drink. So we compiled a list of restaurants fr ... More >>
See also: *Takashi Murakami's New Culver City Show *5 Artsy Things to Do in L.A. This Week *5 Dance Shows to See in L.A. This Week The North American Sogetsu Seminar is like the Olympics of flower arranging (though, of course, only for North America). Held once every four years in a different North ... More >>
In a city where green means go, yellow means go faster and red means go left, few take the time to examine the traffic signals. Most drivers glue their eyes to their phones before even coming to a full stop. But sometimes the light will change and, if you're paying attention, you'll notice an avia ... More >>
Picnics are one of those civic birthrights that redeems living with traffic snarls on the 405 and celebrity divorces superseding the one minute of world event coverage on the evening news. The very bones of the tradition forged by myriad outdoor spaces, summer events, and consistently genial weather ... More >>
It's a bake sale!Boxing Match Boxed wine: scourge of snooty oenophiles, emblem of populist wine drinkers, re-embraced by thrifty contrarians. The stuff has, supposedly, improved by leaps and bounds since Trader Joe's cleverly repackaged the it in bottles and sold it as Two Buck Chuck. Decide ... More >>
Lauren NobleKris Morningstar in front of LACMA's "Urban Light" Just months after the official unveiling of LACMA's new Lynda and Stewart Resnick Exhibition Pavilion comes word of its new culinary work of art, Ray's & Stark Bar, slated to debut on March 4. The Patina Group, which oversees t ... More >>
DISHthe bar at DISH restaurant The Place: DISH restaurant, 734 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada; (818) 790-5355. The Hours: Monday-Friday 3-6 p.m. The Deals: Beer and wine by the glass and well liquor cocktails are half off, as are all appetizers.
Flickr user Bakerella Mother's Day in Los Angeles always brings the gift of good May weather, and the perennial foolproof option of a Sunday farmers' market visit followed by a home cooked meal. But here are a few other suggestions on how to treat a deserving lady right, since chances are th ... More >>
Photo Credit: Scott Clark Not a Joachim Splichal approved SantaFor those who observe the once-yearly ritual of watery eggs and heavily cased sausage that is breakfast with Santa: this weekend, the Patina Restaurant Group is offering a number of options to make (at least the eating part of) br ... More >>
The first Los Angeles Beer Week Festival began last night--did you hear the sound of a thousand steins lifting--and will run until October 25th at a number of venues across the city and surrounding environs (by which, yes, we mean Orange County). The 11 days of beer-guzzling will feature a variety o ... More >>
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