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There was a time when using the term "Mexican" was thought to be impolite. Perhaps that sentiment stems from the Chicano identity movement of the 1960s and '70s, when activists wanted it known that not every suspect ... More >>
Titus Andronicus with Ceremony
El Rey Theatre
Given all of the excitement going on elsewhere in town last night, including what might be Chan "Cat Power" Marshall's last show in L.A. for a while, those of us headed to see New Jersey's Titus Andronicus knew we were taking the road less-trav ... More >>
Can we all finally agree that bagged spinach (and lettuce) is a bad idea?
Salinas-based Fresh Express is conducting a voluntary recall of 9-ounce packages of its spinach due to possible contamination with Salmonella, according to a company press release. The affected batch has a use-by date of Nov. ... More >>
Updated: Aug. 31, 3:17 p.m.: Mango distributor Splendid Foods has expanded their recall to as many as 1 million mangoes that may carry Salmonella bacteria, UPI reports.
The FDA says the mangoes are likely to blame for a multistate cluster of salmonella, as well as cases in Canada. Splendid said the ... More >>
Two greens producers in Salinas have recalled their products due to bacterial contamination. Taylor Farms is recalling their organic baby spinach, and River Ranch is recalling its bagged salads, Food Safety News reports.
Random testing by the U.S. Department of Agriculture found Salmonella on a fi ... More >>
Anne Fishbeinthe invisible restaurant criticDear Mr. Gold:
It's Hanukkah, and I want to have a party, but I live in a small apartment and hate frying things because the smell never goes away. I thought I would have a churros and spiked cider party instead. Where is the best place to get churr ... More >>
dubh/FlickrWhat's the country reading today food-wise? Here's a roundup of some of the food-related stories from other newspapers, many of which print their food sections mid-week.
Los Angeles Times: dine like a Vietnamese emperor at Huong Giang; avocado wood bacon; eggplant osso buco.
Ne ... More >>
‚ÄčSure, California may be a terrible place to find work these days, with the third worst job market in the nation.
But for women looking to be treated equally in the workplace, there's apparently no place like the Golden State.
U.S. News & World Report recently compiled a list of places with ... More >>
courtesy chad brown
Chad Brown is an L.A.-based DJ and the singer/guitarist in CB Brand, and he may well know more about country music than anyone you're likely to encounter in this city. He is a true historian who recalls the backstories of each record in immense detail--from how he found i ... More >>
Salad production company Fresh Express recalled nearly twenty varieties of Romaine lettuce-based salad products Wednesday over fears of E. coli contamination.
The salad mixes were sold throughout California and have a "use-by" dates of July 8-12 with a "S" in the product code. According to t ... More >>
Tonight at 9 pm, at the always ecclectic Echo Curio, Elaine Layabout will be presenting a nifty New Year's Day showcase. Says the Curio people:
We are getting pretty good at turning over nights to other people, and they have pretty much been hitting them out of the park. Tonight will be no excepti ... More >>