The Place: Melody Bar & Grill, 9132 S. Sepulveda Blvd.; (310) 670-1994. The Hours: Mon.-Fri. 11 a.m.-2 a.m., Sat.-Sun. 10 a.m.-2 a.m. The Digs: As planes in the sky above shoot forward, Melody Bar & Grill saunters back to a casually defined retro past. The bordello-red wallpaper, ski lodge stone ... More >>
Felicia Friesema The demand for fresh, raw peanuts in the shell used to come largely from displaced southerners from both the U.S. and Vietnam, where boiled peanuts (or dau phon) are a treasured snack. East of the Mississippi, the annual peanut harvests prompt celebrations similar to Ventur ... More >>
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSNEW REVIEWSTHEATER FEATURES ON NORTH ATLANTIC AND ED HARRIS THE 31ST ANNUAL L.A. WEEKLY THEATER AWARDSUnderstating the ObviousThe Subject Was Roses and The Ballad of Emmett TillBY STEVEN LEIGH MORRISNo bed of roses: Sheen and Conroy on a sterile promontory: ... More >>
The long, hard journey from Central Valley seed to caesar salad
Fiction by Sam Shepard
Pickled garlic, hot bread, gallons of rice and kebab's your uncle. Did somebody say fatwa?