We realize that the profusion of pumpkin products isn't everyone's cup of squash. So we feel a little sheepish admitting that we're suckers for some of this pumpkin stuff (which reminds us, we need to get to See's Candy for a box of their pumpkin spice lollipops).
With that in mind, we put togethe ... More >>
JGarbeeThe Pinot Days Aftermath At Barker HangerWith so many wine festivals and tastings out there these days, forking over $60 ($54 with the 10% discount code for LA Weekly readers below) seems somewhat excessive for your everyday Chardonnay and Merlot pours. But this is Pinot Days, the ann ... More >>
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Mario Batali is bringing his virtual orange Crocs to Foursquare, the handy smartphone app that allows tech-savvy thieves to follow your trajectory and rob your home while you're out. So we're a little paranoid. Batali, however, isn't.
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J. GarbeePinot Days 2010Tasting through West Coast Pinot Noirs from nearly 100 producers typically requires a long drive up the I-5. But this Saturday, January 15th, you can taste through the offerings of 90 producers at Pinot Days, the second coming of the event at Santa Monica's Barker Han ... More >>
So Patricia Sellers is an editor-at-large at Fortune, and as such she hangs out in L.A. restaurants where you might just happen to run into people like Maria Shriver and Arnold Schwarzenegger.Upon bumping into Schwarzenegger on Monday at Le Pain Quotidien, Sellers asked the governor what he thoug ... More >>
J. RitzThe new Maison Richard on Stanley Avenue.
Long before names like Chanel and Kitson came to be associated with upper Robertson Boulevard, there was Michel Richard. The patisserie and café became one of the few sources for top quality pastry in Los Angeles after it opened in 1977.
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Ben CalderwoodLe Pain's warm welcome
The Santa Monica PQ is an excellent place to collect an espresso and brioche after shopping the nearby Wednesday and Saturday farmers markets. (If you glimpse the special overfilled pâte à choux--resembling Pac-Man with a mouth jammed full of pastry crea ... More >>
French-Moroccan restaurant, Chameau, located in the Fairfax district, and originally opened in Silver Lake in 2001, reopened last Saturday as Chameau Deli Bar. Prices have been slashed and the restaurant is much more casual than its previous design. Co-owners Kelly Klemovich and chef Adel Chager dec ... More >>