In which we highlight the past week in food, either at home or abroad.
"Want to make a grown woman blush? Suggest that the reason she wants to go to Gjelina, the serene patio restaurant on Abbot Kinney, is because she wants to gaze deeply into a scruffy waiter's eyes." ... More >>
Sure, there are plenty of cookbooks out there written by chefs or celebrity chefs or home cooks or people who somehow cook things for a living. But who needs kitchen experience to write a cookbook when you've been the movie critic on The Daily Show. Which is what Frank DeCaro, author of The D ... More >>
In his heyday, Hollywood legend Peter Falk was sharp as hell -- parading through "Colombo" with a Bogart lisp, red coat and dashing curl, pulling Emmys like they were weeds. Sadly, though, he was overtaken by dementia in the last years of his life (some speculated it was caused by an anesthesia OD a ... More >>
VoxtrotAustin five-piece Voxtrot had its 15 minutes as indie-pop darlings in 2005-06, when back-to-back EPs and the charisma of frontman Ramesh Srivastava fueled blog buzz over its heart-on-sleeve, Brit-inspired music. Pitchfork numbers were high, and so were spirits, until Voxtrot's 2007 ful ... More >>
Last December the adopted daughter of veteran actor Peter Falk revealed he is suffering from Alzheimer's Disease and dementia. Now, it turns out, Catherine Falk is engaged in a bitter conservatorship fight with Falk's second wife, Shera. The battle over who should care for the 81-year-old -- and whe ... More >>