As recently reported in The Washington Post, al-Yamama, a Palestinian delivery company, has been sneaking Kentucky Fried Chicken into the Gaza Strip from Egypt: a three-hour journey and an extra $20-30 for cold chicken, which admittedly can be good. Of course, if Colonel Sanders knew that the red-a ... More >>
Think back, if you can, to a time before food fusion and "mobile gourmet dining experiences." When late night eating meant a 24-hour Subway, 4 a.m. Thai joint or one of the city's finest taco trucks. Remember the off-white loncheros that have crawled the construction sites throughout Southern Califo ... More >>
Right around noon today, Hollywood 311 reported a "huge police response to the area of Lexington and Seward."
The LAPD bomb squad rushed to a warehouse in the 6600 block of Lexington, reportedly declaring a "Code Five Edward situation" and evacuating nearby office buildings.
What could have caused ... More >>
Some of our favorite young chefs made Zagat's first ever Los Angeles 30 Under 30 list (a.k.a. how to make anyone over 30 feel inadequate). The honorees include Nyesha Arrington (Wilshire), Joshua Drew (Farmshop), Jordan Kahn (Red Medicine), Ilan Hall (The Gorbals), Casey Lane (Tasting Kitchen), Crai ... More >>
William Shatner, as you can imagine, has a lot to say.
Now 80, the Star Trek legend opens his one-man show, Shatner's World: We Just Live in It, on Broadway Feb. 16, before launching the national tour at the Pantages on March 10.
Here are some outtakes from our William Shatner interview we feature ... More >>
Google MapsThe driver was last seen speeding west on Lexington.A 21-year-old motorcycle rider who attended USC was run over by a burgundy GMC Safari van from 1993 yesterday, just after the sun went down. After crashing into the bike at Vermont and Lexington near Los Feliz, the van took off do ... 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 >>
David HruskaRecipes Files And Food Drawings From Grannie Huffman
In the first part of our interview with Amber Huffman, the former private chef for wine entrepreneur Jess Jackson (he passed away a few weeks ago), was telling us about what she learned about being "lucky" in life - and the hors ... More >>
James BeardThis morning the James Beard Foundation announced the semifinalists for its 2010 James Beard Foundation Awards. Judges will vote to determine the final 5 nominees in each category, which will be announced on March 22nd. The winners will be announced at the Foundation's award party, ... More >>
Ariel goes Juggalo?Local freak-folk ambassadors Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti only just returned from touring Europe, and they're looking to head back across the pond on Friday. Consider this trip a victory lap, however, as the psychedelic five-piece has just been announced as the latest sign ... More >>
Legendary Brazilian tropicalia group Os Mutantes, whose work in the late 1960s fused Brazilian samba rhythms with Beatle-esque baroque pop, will perform at the Echoplex on August 28. The band, who recently signed to the LA-based Anti- imprint, are getting ready to release their first studio album in ... More >>