The feds see no evil as a belligerent strongman seeks control of America's food supply
California voters rejected Proposition 37 last night by a margin of 47% to 53% with 98.5% precincts reporting.
If you're looking for the disparity in power between the two factions clashing over Proposition 37, the upcoming ballot initiative regarding the labeling of GMO products, consider this: The No-On-37 folks have spent tens of millions on ads, including a barrage of television commercials, opposing the ... More >>
Could spawn endless lawsuits against small shops
So hey, did you hear? There's an election coming up! And while we all know it's important to vote in the presidential election, in California there's another reason to vote: Proposition 37. A few weeks back at a panel on food policy in Washington D.C., which was part of the Association of Food Jour ... More >>
Daniel DrennonNothing says L.A. like beer by the fireDeck the halls with winter warmers... aka holiday beers. Most brewers offer up a seasonal special and many local beer bars are hosting "Christmas Beer Festivals," including a recent such event at Naja's Place. Dozens of holiday brews abou ... More >>
Our colleague Jonathan Gold once pointed out that Lou Amdur, owner of LOU: A Wine Bar, "can probably talk more profoundly about biodynamic wines than anyone who hasn't actually buried a dung-filled animal horn at midnight during a full moon." So it only makes sense that with a tiny handful of 2010 l ... More >>
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You often hear it said that in fires people die more from smoke inhalation than from actual fire. Consequently, a whole aftermarket of emergency fire escape smoke hoods has sprung up. The wildfires burning here in Los Angeles are making me wonder what's available in the realm of safety accessories. ... More >>
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