See also: *Best L.A. Novel Ever: The Tournament *Our Calendar Section, Listing More Great Things to Do in L.A. L.A. author Da Chen, who is appearing at Book Soup tomorrow, answered some questions on his new novel My Last Empress for our Ask the Author column.
To listen to Swing Lo Magellan is to hear David Longstreth holding something back. Released on July 10 on Domino Records, Magellan is the seventh full-length album Longstreth has recorded as the Dirty Projectors, and the third since 2007's Rise Above, an idiosyncratic interpretation of a Black Fla ... More >>
When its start date rolls around in July, maybe the California foie gras ban will actually be welcome. Right now, restaurants seem to be saturating their menus with the controversial fatty duck liver. It's even stuffed into our jelly doughnuts. This Wednesday night, Mar. 14, Michael's on Naples in L ... More >>
Jeff KirshbaumChef Konishi made himself at home in The Blvd's kitchen.Melding Western flavors into traditional Japanese dishes is Tokyo-based Chef Tsutomu Konishi's passion. Acting as a culinary ambassador, this month the classically trained executive sous chef from the Four Seasons Hotel Tok ... More >>
Flickr/Bakerella These days, every time we walk into a supermarket, pharmacy or even drive past certain intersections of town, we're faced with an explosion of red and pink, well, everything: "Be My Valentine" cards, heart-shaped boxes of chocolate, fake long-stem roses, and endless tins of ... More >>
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