Happy Kentucky Derby! This is the place where I'm now supposed to tell you that today would be a great day to go out and drink a julep in celebration of a horse race in Kentucky you barely care about, but hey it's an excuse to drink and wear a big hat so who cares? But alas, I'm not going to do that ... More >>
While neither the Dodgers nor the Giants are playing particularly well at the moment, one team is playing particularly less well than the other. And as much as it pains me to admit -- we don't hide our loyalties here, so if you're looking for unadulterated objectivity, you may want to look elsewhere ... More >>
Kentucky Derby at Willie Jane
Willie Jane will open early on Saturday in celebration of the Kentucky Derby, offering a bar menu that includes biscuits with short ribs; crispy Niman Ranch pig tails; and deviled eggs. The restaurant will be collecting donations toward OneFundBoston.org, benefiting vic ... More >>
By all accounts, today's march down Figueroa and rally at Staples Center to honor the L.A. Kings -- our Stanley Cup champions -- was an epic affair.
As has been much joked about, every last Angeleno has become a temporary hockey fan during this joyous time. City News Service put the downtown parad ... More >>
The Place: The Churchill: 8384 W. 3rd St., Los Angeles; (323) 655-8384.
The Hours: 3-7 p.m., daily; 10 p.m. - close, Sunday and Monday.
The Deals: $4 for selected beers, wines, and well drinks; $8 "bar bites" (only from 3-7 p.m.).
The Digs: Like designated hitters in the 90s, gastropubs are ge ... More >>
An American tradition since 1875, the annual Kentucky Derby is a high-profile horse-racing event in Louisville, Ky., and the first installment of the U.S. Triple Crown -- the equine equivalent of the Super Bowl, World Series and NBA Finals. But here in Los Angeles, more than 2,000 miles from the Chu ... More >>
The University of Southern California isn't just for strapping young scholars anymore. Today and tomorrow, the USC Price School of Public Policy begins an ongoing series of classes that will school current politicians in "public transparency and ethics, leadership, governance and environmental polic ... More >>
A barbecue contest and a horse race in Los Angeles, of all places? We've seen a rodeo and BBQ competition before, but this combination is a new one for us. The Santa Anita racetrack is hosting both the San Felipe Stakes and the Winners Circle BBQ Championships on March 10. While the horses run at th ... More >>
lewong2000/flickrSee spot prawn.
Spot prawns are actually shrimp. They lack the branching gill structure present in the small, swimming decapods known as prawns. We know that because we looked it up. Regulars at the Hollywood Farmers Market (where we dodge fedora-crowned dye-jobs, stroller ... More >>
AHuffmanHuffman's Backyard View Yesterday (Literally)... Yeah, We're Jealous This weekend's Kentucky Derby may mark the beginning of summer mint julep season, but for Amber Huffman, the private chef at two Lexington, Kentucky thoroughbred racehorse farms, Saturday is all about wine. "Mint jul ... More >>
Shauna Sand's video cover.Ah the Kentucky Derby, a spectacle of American royalty if ever there was one. It's the place to find billionaires, cotillion graduates and Southern belles sipping mint juleps, sporting their biggest hats and behaving their best. It's now also a place for ... L.A. por ... More >>