How To Dress Well
Whether it's Bradford Cox starring in the new Jared Leto movie or Terence Malick filming at Austin City Limits, it's always a strange occurrence when Hollywood and the indie rock world cross paths. One side always seems to have an ulterior motive, and How To Dre ... More >>
Compared to President Barack Obama's 2008 campaign, his second run has been lagging in hip factor. No free "Yes we can" ads from Will.i.am; no Shepard Fairey prints; no hot YouTube chicks with a "Crush on Obama."
Mila Kunis, rebel patriot, to the rescue!
Although she's not on the list of young Hol ... More >>
Ever wonder what L.A.'s most creative bartenders like to do on their days off? That's exactly the idea behind Art Beyond the Glass, a fundraiser that features a variety of art, music, DJs, live performances and, of course, lots of cocktails for a cause at Sadie in Hollywood.
Created by Providence ... More >>
Most of us won't be spending time at the ultra-exclusive Soho House, a members-only club. Most of us don't care either. But if you like a behind the scenes look at professional food and cooking, they do have something you might be interested in.
Through a novel approach to getting chefs excited ab ... More >>
Trader Joe's has whipped up a big batch of customer frustration by changing the labeling on its popular semisweet chocolate chips to Kosher dairy.
Until recently the chocolate chips were labeled Kosher parve, which meant they were dairy free and could be enjoyed by observant Jews after, say, a bowl ... More >>
Street Food Cinema: Napoleon Dynamite
Nosh on snacks from Kogi, Grill 'Em All, Don Chow Tacos, ROCKin ICE and other food trucks while viewing this beloved nerd-as-hero film.
WHAT: Street Food Cinema: Napoleon Dynamite
WHEN: 8:30 p.m. (doors open at 5:30 p.m.), May 26
WHERE: Exposition Park
COST: $1 ... More >>
A restaurant is a place where people pay to eat meals. That applies to all the variations: café, bistro, diner, pizza parlor, gastropubs, etc. We all know what we're getting when we go to one of those versus another.
But what about all the off-the-grid dining establishments? What can you expect w ... More >>
Art Spiegelman needs a cigarette. He needs about 30 Camel Blue cigarettes a day, to be precise, but at the moment he needs just one, so we are sitting in the Roof Garden at the Soho House while he exhales onto our already-quite-smoggy city.
Whether he will be able to smoke is a decisive factor in ... More >>
The Secret Service was busy digging through the background of Adam Bravin, aka DJ Adam 12, when the two of us spoke yesterday. The reason? The spinner behind popular old school hip-hop party AFEX -- which debuts at Los Globos on Thursday night -- will perform at an Obama fundraiser at House o ... More >>
Photo by Anne FishbeinIs there a pediatric burn specialist in the house? Soot Bull Jeep.
Sometimes eating out with kids is all about the path of least resistance, which if you peruse OpenTable Diners' Choice list of the country's 100 most kid-friendly restaurants, seems to be the prevailing p ... More >>
A. ScattergoodJamie Oliver
You may have noticed a giant Jamie Oliver-shaped hole in our recent cover story, "Bad Lunch," about school food in Los Angeles. Oliver's antics originally inspired the piece. But we chose instead to focus on the problems inherent within LAUSD's meal program, and on ... More >>
City of West HollywoodWeHo City Manager Paul Arevalo made $309,186 in 2009 -- apparently not enough to cover mealsUpdated after the jump: Fran Solomon, the other cardholder, was so not having us at last night's City Council meeting. Also, the candidates' final words!
Update: West Hollywood e ... More >>
Make that F. SolomonEXCLUSIVE UPDATE: WeHo resident Ed Buck, who filed the public records act request, says $13,788 was just a FRACTION of the unethical charges he found in the pile of city credit-card receipts. He estimates that, once properly combed, luxurious spending will reach $100,000 f ... More >>