During his Nobel Prize banquet, Richard Feynman credited his imagination for continuously dumping him into unknown universes where "nature's pattern of beauty and true majesty [were] revealed." He often found this "true majesty" in fractals -- self-similar patterns often studied by Feynman and his f ... More >>
Friday, September 21
LARGO AT THE CORONET
Both Orenda Fink and Maria Taylor went on to successful solo careers and side projects after their band Azure Ray broke up in 2004, but there was something irreplaceable about the way the two singers used to blend their sweetly sad voices together ... More >>
After what seemed like a year -- and was in fact a year -- of waiting, Jinya has finally opened their outpost on Sawtelle near the corner of Olympic. In the time it took them to open, at least three other ramen spots have opened nearby.
We've been big fans of Menu Design in America since it came out in autumn of 2011. It's big, beautiful and lovingly curated by Taschen editor Jim Heimann, an obsessive menu collector and self-admitted menu thief. Now that we've had time to pore over the book, which features plenty of menus from Los ... More >>
5.1. Rite Aid (everywhere): Their ice cream isn't chic and artisanal, but it's cheap, ubiquitous and features their standout flavor, Chocolate Malted Krunch. Milky, creamy and slightly tart, it's flecked with soft shavings of dark chocolate that melt on your tongue while crisp, malted mini-bombs e ... More >>
Carl's Jr.Boo.We found something that's scarier than seeing your hairy bro dressed as Miss Turkey from the Carl's Jr. TV ads:
LAPD checkpoints. Because while people dressed as sexy cops might be funny this Halloween weekend, real cops pulling your drunk ass out of your ride will be truly hor ... More >>
*Don't Call Him Country. Everlast is Hip-Hop, Dammit.
*Top 20 Greatest L.A. Rap Albums Of All Time: The Complete List
As a teenager, Everlast was a graf writer. He made a couple tapes with his buddies, and the next thing he knew he was part of Ice-T's Rhyme Syndicate crew. He, Dan ... More >>
Brandon TurnerEverlast's new album, Songs of the Ungrateful Living, sounds like the kind of record a good ol' boy might play in Alabama while sittin' on the porch and sippin' beer. The former house of Pain frontman is in working-class-hero mode, singing in a gravel-road bass about fooling aro ... More >>
Guzzle & NoshA pile of sausages at the 2009 LA BBQ Festival.3rd Annual LA BBQ Festival
Admission covers all you can eat from nine of the nation's top pitmasters including LC's (Kansas City), Bourbon Q (Kentucky), Hitching Post (Santa Maria) and Memphis Championship Barbecue (Las Vegas). 24 be ... More >>
Discount seafood store FJ Seafood Outlet will shut its doors after this Saturday, July 9th. This is the second unsuccessful location for the fish shop, which moved to its Studio City digs six months ago after a stint on the far side of Dodgers Stadium (where it was called Franky & Johnnys Se ... More >>
5. Loteria 9th Anniversary
It's an all-day happy hour featuring half-price margaritas, micheladas, sangria and beer at Loteria Grill in Hollywood and Studio City or a special plato botanero at the location in the Farmers Market.
When: All day, July 1
Where: Loteria Grill
Guzzle & NoshPollo with rocoto sauce from Ricardo Zarate's new restaurant, Picca
With June gloom finally behind us, we begin to kvetch about the heat. Those living in the Valley with no A/C will soon be fleeing to the nearest restaurant, bar, and grocery market ice box. With the emergence of ... More >>
T. NguyenEspresso Cielo in Santa Monica
If you read our interview with Mark Lamberton earlier today, you'd know that the London-based younger brother of Blue Crow Media's Derek Lamberton was recently dispatched to Los Angeles to swig untold cups of coffee as research for their upcoming L.A.'s ... More >>
Bar BLVDStudio City isn't famous for its nightlife, for its sushi maybe, but now we have another option to consider: 3,000 square foot Bar BLVD, inside BLVD Hotel Spa, opening Thursday, April 14th. The boutique hotel, which soft-opened February 4th with 58 rooms, is still smoothing out the ... More >>
Erinn EichingerWine and Beer Cocktails at 8 1/2 Taverna
The Place: 8 ¬Ĺ Taverna: 11334 Moorpark St. Studio City; (818) 308-1100.
The Hours: Monday-Saturday 3-6 p.m.
The Deals: A small selection of appetizers ranging in price from $5-$8 along with a small menu of $6 beer and wine "co ... More >>
Loera.A city worker reported spotting an at-large parolee wanted in the brutal murder of a Valley Village woman who had been planning for her upcoming wedding. Authorities urged residnets in Coldwater Canyon area to stay inside and lock windows and doors as they searched the Valley side of th ... More >>