A few months ago, a friend returned home from Italy with a gift for us. When we first unwrapped it, we were totally befuddled. "What is this,?" we wondered. "Is it a paddle for badminton on Mars? A space shuttle heat shield with a handle? A fan for a robot Geisha?" As it turns out, it was for maki ... More >>
By Josh "CuriousJosh" Reiss
Editor's Note: Maybe you didn't make the trek out to the the playa for Burning Man this year. Maybe you had even vowed that you never, ever would. We got ace photographer CuriousJosh to bring us back these amazing GIFs from Burning Man in hopes of changing your mind.
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Are you familiar with Hollywood Pies, the Chicago-style deep-dish pizza operation that operates in semi-secrecy? We were big fans when we got our first taste late last year outside a nondescript building west of downtown -- a crispy, cheesy sauce-drenched pizza that weighed about as much as a manhol ... More >>
Guzzle & NoshAngeli Caffe interiorLast week we reported that Evan Kleiman would be shuttering her Angeli Caffee on January 8th. The response was so overwhelming -- since the announcement they've been serving roughly 200 or so dinners a night -- that the door-closing has been extended to Jan. ... More >>
â€‹You know what was missing from the image of the city of Juarez, Mexico?
A commemoration of violence. Something to apprise would-be visitors of the border town's long, bloody history. A reminder to pack the Kevlar as well as the sunscreen.
In honor of that glaring omission, Chihuahua state legis ... More >>
LAUSD's finest -- campus cops -- eff things up again.Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck tonight accused LAUSD campus cop Jeff Stenroos of staging his own shooting shooting himself near El Camino Real High School last week, creating a fake story about a gunman shooting him -- and setting of ... More >>
Gang Bank a Slush Fund? Angry words flew back and forth at a Montebello City Council meeting as one councilman accused another of using the city's Gang Diversion Task Force as his political ATM. The San Gabriel Valley Tribune reports that the allegations included one that Bill Molinari used th ... More >>