Archive for ‘January, 2012’


Celebrity chef and restaurateur Mario Batali has a new book

Celebrity chef and restaurateur Mario Batali has a new book

For 15 years Mario Batali has been cooking his unique brand of rustic Italian dishes on the Food Network, but his life in food extends far beyond the airwaves. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Tinga

Tinga

WHY Mexican dishes with a jolt of traditional flavors in a casual, eco-friendly storefront café. WHAT Tinga’s owners were inspired by Santa Barbara’s deceptively casual La Super Rica. Their thick corn tortillas also have a house-made heft, with cochinita pibil pork tacos as spicy as advertised. Taco plates, quesadillas, burritos and tortas made with steak, […]

mistaken for a dawn

mistaken for a dawn

A beautiful sunset that was mistaken for a dawn. –Claude Debussy Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

Coffee Gallery on a Steep Hill

Coffee Gallery on a Steep Hill

I was at the Coffee Gallery Backstage earlier this month to hear Will Ryan and the Cactus County Cowboys and write an article about them for Altadena Patch. (It was a really fun assignment.) I get to the Coffee Gallery pretty often. The Coffee Gallery and Coffee Gallery Backstage are two separate but, shall we […]

Slice of History: Surveyor 3 Camera Returned from the Moon

Slice of History: Surveyor 3 Camera Returned from the Moon

By Julie Cooper Each month in “Slice of History” we feature a historical photo from the JPL Archives. See more historical photos and explore the JPL Archives at https://beacon.jpl.nasa.gov/. Surveyor 3 Camera Returned from the Moon — Photograph Number P-10709B In November 1969 Apollo 12 astronauts Alan Bean and Pete Conrad landed on the moon […]

Fifteen rescued last busy weekend by mountain crews and choppers

Fifteen rescued last busy weekend by mountain crews and choppers

by Timothy Rutt The LA County Sheriff’s Department says there were five rescues in a 28-hour Saturday-Sunday period Jan. 21-22, rescuing 15 people and recovering one body. Capt. Mike Parker of the Sheriff’s Headquarters Bureau said in a release that there were also helmet cam videos for three incidents. We’ve discussed the rescue of a […]

Breastfeeding on Sesame Street?

Breastfeeding on Sesame Street?

When it first aired, Sesame Street’s educational approach appealed to parents and children alike. One of the subjects it educated children on was breastfeeding. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Lalo Alcaraz on being “pocho”

Lalo Alcaraz on being “pocho”

What does it mean to be Mexican-American? For some, it means you’re a “pocho” – neither “Mexican” nor “American” enough. Chicano artist, satirist and cartoonist Lalo Alcaraz has been poking fun at these ideas for decades… Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

“Give Him Strong Drink Until He Wink”: L.A. celebrates Robbie Burns

“Give Him Strong Drink Until He Wink”: L.A. celebrates Robbie Burns

Ms. Go Go has a wee touch o’ the Scots in her blood — the Ogilvie clan, doncha know — which may, in some small way, explain her appreciation of whiskey. It doesn’t exactly explain her appreciation of rum, vodka, gin, tequila, and other assorted spirits; the latter is undoubtedly due to natural joie de vivre. […]

Winter White (#2)

Winter White (#2)

These pear blossoms are too wonderful for just one post… (In fact, these pear blossoms make me think of this, which makes me oddly think of this, and that has nothing to do with these pear blossoms at all.) Read the Full Story at Glimpses of South Pasadena

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