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From a booth at the restaurant Birds, actress Anna Kendrick eyes a TV commercial across the room. "How about that pocket hose, huh? It's a little tiny hose and it gets big. It's ... More >>
Zaireeka Listening Party feat. Hott MT and Butcher Boy
Better than... admitting you don't really understand
Way back in 1997, the Flaming Lips were just weirdos in a big sea of wannabe weirdos. Sure, they'd released a heavily-rotated off-kilter pop song "She Don't Use Jelly," but ... More >>
The last time we talked with the Seoul Sausage guys about their new venture it was late April and owners Ted and Yong Kim and Chef Chris Oh, were busily building out their new brick and mortar space on Mississippi just off Sawtelle in Little Osaka. Then, shortly after their announcement, the trio v ... More >>
Two cousins hot for shellfish, lobster delivered daily from Maine and a stove on wheels: Cousins Maine Lobster Truck soft opens from April 27-29 in L.A. and starts serving to the masses on May 4. It's not your typical frozen lobster-dispensing truck, explains co-owner Jim Tselikis. "Beyond our story ... More >>
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 >>
Daniel DrennonOmmegang Hennepin
Traffic. Air pollution. Earthquakes. So why, at your local sports bar, are seemingly half the patrons transplants from New York, Boston and Chicago pulling for their hometown teams and lamenting "how great it is back home?" Four words. Bikinis. Board shor ... More >>
David Meiklejohn's My Heart is an Idiot
David Meiklejohn was an aspiring filmmaker in Austin when editor Davy Rothbart tapped him to shoot Found Magazine's national tour, which mainly consists of dramatic readings of found letters, birthday cards, and other real-life ephemera.
Instead, Meikl ... More >>
What's there left to say about Fosselman's? The quaint Alhambra ice cream shop has been written up everywhere and routinely makes local and international "best of" list. Deservedly so. Foseelman's is a 92-year-old throwback to a decade -- make that a century -- when every suburban strip mall from ... More >>
We've been looking forward to Record Store Day (or RSD) for awhile now. For one, it provides a welcome diversion for those of us not going to Coachella. Also, we are looking forward to all of the limited-edition vinyl releases, in-stores, and sales that come along with RSD.
We keep hearing a ... More >>
Westmalle TripelSmells and our discussions of them are a bit of a shell game; we're constantly moving things about. An almond might smell "apple-y." "This apple has undertones of vanilla." "And Tahitian vanilla contains elements of almonds." A shell game to be sure, but it's all we have. ... 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 >>