We asked, you photographed. Below is a sampling of our favorite photos from our Plate event last night at the Peterson Automotive Museum. If for some reason you changed your mind and don't want your photo included here, just drop us a line.
- Plate, LA Weekly's Food and Wine Event, 2013: ... More >>
Now that the Oscars are over, it's time to go eat something. Maybe a lot of things. Fortunately for you, we've put a great deal of food and drink in one place -- the Peterson Automotive Museum, where this coming Sunday afternoon, you can eat as much as you possibly can over a four-hour period withou ... More >>
This LA Weekly flickr pool photo, by Misty O. of nomsnotbombs, was just one of many delectable sights at yesterday's Gold Standard. Although maybe the most colorful. The lychee panna cotta topped with nasturtiums came from Starry Kitchen, one of 40 restaurants invited to participate in the food bona ... More >>
Since Monday, after you read our conversation with Andy Bowers, executive producer of Slate's Culture Gabfest podcast, you've probably been wondering, "Who won the Granola Off competition?"
The answer is not Gabfest host Stephen Metcalf.
How do we know this? First of all we listened to the podca ... More >>
What is it about Slate's weekly Culture Gabfest podcast that makes it so entertaining, sometimes exasperating and yet always compulsively listenable? Maybe it's that the hosts -- Slate's critic-at-large Stephen Metcalf, movie critic Dana Stevens and deputy editor Julia Turner -- are your know-it-all ... More >>
Update: "The 'Keffe D' Tapes: 10 Highlights of Confession From Gangster Who Says Sean Combs Hired Him to Kill Tupac."
Of the many theories that have emerged over the last 15 years as to who was behind the drive-by killings of Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls, the closest thing we've seen to an invest ... More >>
A couple weeks ago, ex-LAPD detective Greg Kading says he handed Voletta Wallace, mother of Biggie Smalls, a copy of his new book, Murder Rap, in which Kading reveals never-before-seen evidence implicating Suge Knight in the death of her son.
After giving her the book, Kading claims that Wallace ... More >>
Ted SoquiJesse Valadez's iconic 'Gypsy Rose.'Photos by Ted Soqui
Mourners over the weekend paid their last respects to the man who created arguably the most-celebrated lowrider in history, "Gypsy Rose." Jesse Valadez died last month of colon cancer at age 64. The hot-pink 1964 Chevrolet Impa ... More >>
Christopher Wallace, a.k.a. Notorious B.I.G., a.k.a. Biggie Smalls.The Los Angeles murder of the Notorious B.I.G. has led to a notoriously fruitless investigation, a few movies, magazine covers and many a conspiracy theory (Suge Knight, the LAPD ... ).
But authorities have given rapper Chris ... More >>
Rapper-turned-film-star Ice Cube is reported to have taken a starring role -- ostensibly as a bad cop -- in the upcoming film about the Los Angeles Police Department's "Rampart Scandal" that rocked the city in the late 1990s with allegations that gang officers shot and beat suspects, planted ... More >>
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There it was— the Peterson Automotive Museum splayed out along the corner of Fairfax and Wilshire. I could see part of its rooftop covered with a big white tent, people already swarmed around, outside of it, and at the check-in desk a few floors below, and through certain ... More >>