Timothy NorrisZach Condon and his axe Beirut
The Greek Theater
October 4, 2011
As we wrote last week, playing a large, open-air amphitheater can be a challenge for any act that doesn't feature an orchestra or power chords. Last night, however, Beirut showed 'em how it's done.
While autumn ... More >>
Kevin ScanlonCraig ThorntonWatermelon radishes, stinging nettles, kaffir lime leaves. Ask Craig Thornton what he plans to do with this stuff and he'll answer, "I don't know." How about the green garlic or Nantes carrots? "I don't know." Yet here he is, scouring the Santa Monica farmers market ... More >>
Barbara HansenJet Tila and Alex Ageneau at Breadbar
When Jet Tila did a pop-up dinner at Breadbar on West Third Street this week, something was missing, and that was anything Thai.
Tila was L.A.'s man-about-Thai-Town before he left for Las Vegas to become executive chef of Wazuzu, The Wynn ... More >>
Whether it's doing the heavy lifting in a mirepoix or getting a casual chomp in hand, green fronds dangling cartoon-style, the common carrot is anything but these days. It's one of many market vegetables that we're lucky enough to see year round, but it really hits its stride in January. Available ... More >>
Because playing these albums in flagrante delicto is the only romantic gesture lamer than offering a woman a fish sandwich.
10. Cornball Stevie Wonder Songs (I.E. "You are the Sunshine of My Life." "I Just Called to Say I Love You")
I'm not going to tell you that these songs don't serve a ... More >>