Los Angeles chefs made a strong showing among the semifinalists for the 2012 James Beard Awards, which were announced today.
Local nominees for the Best Chef, Pacific award include Josef Centeno (Lazy Ox Canteen), Michael Cimarusti (Providence), David Feau (The Royce at the Langham), Matt Molina (M ... More >>
Before becoming a writer, I had many trades: Steelworker, warehouse clerk, advertising salesman, boutique manager. But the most educational job was clerking at a porn store across the street from a middle school in Portland, OR.
It wasn't just a porn store. It also featured an arcade in the back - ... More >>
J. LevyThe sign, NorthamptonThe world is full of restaurant signs warning customers not to do things. Wear a shirt or leave. Order correctly or be yelled at. If your food sucks, don't ask for a refund because you won't get one. With all the negativity, it's refreshing to see an example of ... More >>
Timothy Norris[The one and only Henry Rollins contributes a weekly column and far-reaching reportage to the music section of the LA Weekly. Look for your weekly Henry Rollins fix right here on West Coast Sound every week and make sure to tune in to Henry's KCRW radio show every Saturday eveni ... More >>
Wired is offering you a chance to travel to London to attend a special multi-media experience (aka, a fun, creepy-ass time) crawling through tunnels with comics legend Alan Moore while a host of great musicians -- including Anticon's Doseone, Fog's guitarist Andrew broder, and (very likely) members ... More >>
Jenine De Shazer/www.davidjonline.comHey brides! We know you've been preparing your wedding for over a year, that everything is just like you imagined through your princessy girlhood, and that you've successfully altered yourself so you don't have to alter the Vera Wang. Still, wanna make you ... More >>