F. FriesemaJonagold applesShaanxi noodles? We know from Shaanxi noodles. The hand-shaved variety, first at Dow Shaw/Heavy Noodling, then at JTYH, have been a mainstay of San Gabriel Valley gourmandism for decades before most Westsiders could point out Shaanxi on a map. But in New York, Xi'an ... More >>
Hate to break it to youThe New York patriots at the Village Voice news blog -- our counterpart on America's crappier coast -- have been tooting their own horn so loud lately that we heard it all the way over here in Los Angeles. So, re: 50 Reasons to Be Pretty Damn Euphoric You Live in New Y ... More >>
Most people know Tony Chen for his restaurant-reviewing, chef and critic-stalking food blog SinoSoul ("Sino" is the Latin prefix for "Chinese"). His most recent project, Eating Valley Boulevard, is suspiciously reminiscent of Jonathan Gold's goal back in the '80s, to eat at every restaurant on Pico ... More >>
N.Y. PostNew York Mets fans (or at least the local sports writers) used the Los Angeles Dodgers' three-game visit to mix tradition with self-pity. On the one hand, there was the opportunity to indulge in the area's second-favorite pastime, L.A.-bashing; on the other, the return of Manny Ramirez (and ... More >>
... and that "Gallic fetish" thing
With so much music available at the click of a mouse, do tastemakers really need hard copies anymore? Is it worth the waste?
Biracial? Tell it to the hosts of Fox and Friends. Obama is black.
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