Even if it's reborn as part of the newly-imagined Clifton's, many still mourned when aquarium-filled Bahooka tiki bar in Rosemead closed its doors recently. But in NoHo, the Tonga Hut will be celebrating its 55th birthday this year -- and appropriately for such an exotic craze, the phenomenon began ... More >>
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Guzzle & NoshA pint of beer and a pig's head.[UPDATE, 12.02.11, 4:56 p.m.: This weekend's ColLaboration Winterfest Beer Garden has been postponed due to the Windpocalypse.]
In addition to the Master Food Preserver fundraiser happening on Sunday afternoon at Homegirl Cafe, there are plenty of ... More >>
Hero and his new hottie
The two hours and 34 minutes of Transformers: Dark of the Moon are loaded with unimaginable violence, but only one spasm left the audience at the theater where I watched it speechless.
They cheered the robot-on-robot slugfests, rendered in terabyte-straining slow moti ... 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.
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Back in November, The Tonga Hut hoste ... More >>