The Place: The Churchill: 8384 W. 3rd St., Los Angeles; (323) 655-8384.
The Hours: 3-7 p.m., daily; 10 p.m. - close, Sunday and Monday.
The Deals: $4 for selected beers, wines, and well drinks; $8 "bar bites" (only from 3-7 p.m.).
The Digs: Like designated hitters in the 90s, gastropubs are ge ... More >>
MarcoD2/flickrWhen it comes to craft beer, the labels are more predictable than what sloshes within the bottles. Battered helmets, grinning skulls, and thorny monikers straight out of Arthurian legend are common, as are pastoral scenes featuring serene woodland beasts. Mind-bending IPAs mee ... More >>
Jeff KirshbaumFamed winemaker Randall Grahm of Bonny Doon Vineyard at his winery's tasting room.Bonny Doon Vineyard's founder and winemaker Randall Grahm wants to do something really different. Once he ran the 28th largest winery in the U.S.; these days he's on a quest to grow grape vines fr ... More >>
LACMA.orgOverheard last night at the members' preview of the Tim Burton Retrospective at LACMA:
(Two women are gazing upwards at the rear end of a pedestal-high display of Edward Scissorhands' buckled, tight-fitting black leather costume.)
Woman #1: Ahh, Johnny Depp. Sexy even without a ... More >>
Gilligan's Island only ran for three seasons, but the show about castaways on a (usually) deserted island where they could make anything except for a boat to leave said island is a hallmark of U.S. pop culture.
Shannon Cottrell"Kona Envy" by Jason Sallin
Back in November, The Tonga Hut hoste ... More >>
Notice the familiar The Wall-ish font on the wall?
This weekend, Pink Floyd's former frontman Roger Waters is issuing a kind of pacifist call to arms in the spirit of Banksy (or is it in the spirit of Mr. Brainwash?) by projecting humongous quotes from Republican president Dwight Eisenhower ... More >>