At the Hart and the Hunter, the odd new restaurant in the Palihotel, the biscuits are close to revelatory. Baked fresh to order, they’re so buttery that the bottoms get a golden-crusted fry, similar to grilled cheese sandwiches, simply from the butter in the batter sizzling on the hot baking sheet. They’re flaky to the point of disintegration, coming apart when you pick them up, revealing a soft, yellowish middle. They come with “accompaniments”: a sweetened butter, a smear of pert pimento cheese, some pickled blackberries. They are delicious with each of these things and also on their own, a warming, buttery reminder that the universe loves us.
Grammy winning dubstep sensation Skrillex made a surprise appearance on the decks at Perish Dignam's debaucherous annual dance party Saturday, followed by Party Monster legend DJ Keoki, and several other bright beatsmiths. Still, nothing glowed more than the girls and guys at this sexy...
Enjoy a last look at Rosemead's Bahooka, the 46-year old tiki lounge restaurant with tropical drinks and over one hundred fish tanks. They don't make 'em like this anymore. All photos by L.J. Williamson.
The Lunar New Year is celebrated every year in L.A. with a vibrant parade that takes place on North Broadway in downtown. On Saturday, over 80,000 people gathered in Chinatown to see the 114th Annual Golden Dragon Parade celebrating the Year of the Snake. Joyful attendants shot paper...
This month's Peepshow Menagerie burlesque show was a blast from the past, inspired by beloved morning cartoon shows like Howdy Doody and Pee Wee's Playhouse. Goodie bags of sugary cereal as well as scratch and sniff cards left at each table turned the place into an interactive funhouse. ...
The 3rd Annual Streamy Awards took place on Sunday, Feb 17th at The Palladium to honor excellence in original online programming. Big winners were the comedy series "Burning Love," "Epic Rap Battles of History" and "Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn."All photos by Nanette Gonzales.
Power 106 celebrated Valentine's Day at Nokia Theatre on Thursday night with their first Valentines Crush concert with performances form TI, Ne-Yo, RaVaughn and surprise guest LL Cool J. All photos by Timothy Norris.
We celebrated Fat Tuesday with a performance by Dirty Dozen Brass Band at Amoeba Records, a Mardi Gras crawfish boil at The Other Door, and a burlesque performance at Sassafras. All photos by Colin Young-Wolff.
Beak> featuring Geoff Barrow, Billy Fuller and Matt Williams performed to an attentive audience at Echoplex in support of their latest release >>. Vex Ruffin and Peanut Butter Wolf opened the show. All photos by Timothy Norris.
Sure, you can get your loved one a box of See's candy or a bottle of pink vodka, but it might be nice to live a little and try some of the stellar chocolate desserts and/or oyster bars around town. Though by rights you shouldn't need a random saint's day to do that.