British celebrity chef Nigella Lawson's latest cookbook, Nigellissima, focuses on Easy, Italian-Inspired Recipes per the subtitle and BBC series by the same name. Nigellissima promises to be, in essence, the "shortcut sausage meatballs" to modern Italian domestic bliss. How to be a Domestic Goddess, ... More >>
"You screwed up," chef John Rivera Sedlar told Getty curator Andrew Perchuk in the months before Pacific Standard Time began. The sprawling, Getty-funded celebration of postwar SoCal art should have included food. But Perchuk, already working to facilitate exhibitions at 60-plus institutions and org ... More >>
What's in a name? Well, it depends! Ladyslippers sound like the perfect wedding/christening flower -- until you look them up on Wikipedia and see they appear to have varicose veins and a nasty case of the herp. The Swedish supermodel/gymnast you watch buy a soy chai every morning as you loiter ... More >>
West meets East in “The Modern West”
I just returned from a trip to New Mexico with my mother. It was the first extended vacation we ever took together (by that I mean just the two of us; that's not counting family trips in the station wagon, etc.), and we had a ball. In one action packed week we hit Taos, Ojo Caliente, Santa Fe and Al ... More >>
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