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Plank steak; Credit: Samuel Freeman

Billy Al Bengston's Lumberjack Luncheon: Plank Steak, Anyone?

Leave it to artist Billy Al Bengston to serve the LA Times food section a meal made out of wood. On view at Samuel Freeman until August 29th is Bengston's "Lumberjack Luncheon," a multi-course meal of twigs and wood that was served to Times food writer Rose Dosti in 1971......
Chris Ramos at the turntable; Credit: Photo credit: Wink

Palate Food + Wine: Bring-Your-Own-Vinyl

With its own wine shop and an eighteen-dollar corkage fee, Glendale's Palate Food + Wine provides little incentive to BYOB, but has still found a way to create a house party atmosphere. The Sunday afternoon event BYOV (Bring Your Own Vinyl) invites attendees to come to the wine bar equipped......