Naming a neighborhood restaurant after its own neighborhood, or what's perceived to be its neighborhood, can be dicey business in greater Los Angeles. Take AltaEats, located on North Allen Avenue near New York, for example. Chef and co-owner Paul Ragan notes that the restaurant he recently opened ... More >>
Commuters whose cars piled up in Beverly Glen Canyon today had no idea the dark smear on the road wasn't sprinkler water -- it was black ice, not seen in decades by most Los Angeles urbanites. Residents of the San Fernando Valley were baffled today to see birds pecking at water in birdbaths --Â unti ... More >>
You don't have to be a Nordic, Michelin starred-chef like Rene Redzepi to work wild-grown foods into your cooking. We can forage right here in Los Angeles County. Because of our summery winter, edible plants such as Lamb's Quarters, Miner's Lettuce, Nettles and Wood Sorrel, are flourishing now in ou ... More >>
This post has been updated to correct information about the victim's identity. Twenty-year-old Duarte man Alex Rodriguez was declared dead early Sunday morning. He had driven his Honda sedan off the side of the windy, cliffside San Gabriel Canyon Road -- also known as Highway 39. A 16-year-old gir ... More >>
Mountain HighMay the next New Yorker who says we don't get real weather in Southern California get struck by a tree branch the size of Albert Pujols' forearm. Sorry to get violent about it. But really, after Windopolypse earlier this month we're just getting started. It's not even officiall ... More >>
Summer may not be technically over, but now that Labor Day has come and gone and schools are back in session, it kind of feels like it. Early September, however, can be one of the hottest times in Southern California, especially in the San Fernando and San Gabriel valleys. Not so good for us, but no ... More >>
Anne FishbeinWalter Manzke at Church & StateSince Walter Manzke took over the stoves at Church & State, the downtown bistro in the old National Biscuit Company building, almost exactly a year ago, the restaurant has become a haven for bistro fans, cooks on their days off and anyone who loves ... More >>
The best was once in Antelope Valley; now it's closer to home, at Pann's or Millie's
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