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Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is set to announce that Eloise Klein Healy will ... More >>
Recently, producer and Blackberry spokesmodel Diplo released his Express Yourself EP. He simultaneously ran a contest, encouraging female fans to, um "express" themselves in odd locations, preferably by popping their butts in public, as pictured above.
The hash tag #ExpressYourself was employed, th ... More >>
Ricardo Zarate wants you to know something before checking out his new Mo-Chica. Slated to open Wednesday, May 30, it replaces an earlier version of the same name that closed yesterday. "Peru. It's in South America," says Zarate, mock-serious. "Its limits are Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil, Bolivia and C ... More >>
For this week's L.A. Weekly Flickr photo pool, we bring you a banana, courtesy of Lucyrk in LA. Or rather, just the peel. Artfully twisted so that the label faces the viewer, but upside down. It's Chiquita. Look closer, and you read, "Ecuador." Meanwhile, the backdrop is plainly L.A.: Grey sky. Cars ... More >>
Ferraby LionheartYou never know where you'll find Ferraby Lionheart, either geographically or in song.
The L.A.-born, Nashville-reared singer-songwriter spent much of last decade in Los Angeles, eventually sequestering himself in a Koreatown apartment to write his debut album Catch the Brass ... More >>
Ben CalderwoodRepublica Del Cacao's antique brown 75% chocolate tiles
The 70% Solution journeys up river from Guayaquil, Ecuador's most populous city, in search of the sometimes problematic, sometimes magnificent Arriba cocoa bean and the burnished dark bars of chocolate rookie Republica Del ... More >>
Like many great dishes, the operating principles of ceviche are simple: take seafood, marinate it in citrus, occasionally throw in some spice. If that doesn't sound good to you, you're probably an idiot. Living in Los Angeles and not liking ceviche is a lot like living in Germany and not liking hard ... More >>