Archive for ‘February, 2014’


Mutiara Food & Market

Mutiara Food & Market

WHY An LAX-adjacent taste of Burmese and Malaysian cuisines. WHAT Owner Myo Aung honed his simple, satisfying Burmese cooking at Jasmine Market, and here, he’s added a number of Malaysian specialties. It’s all halal, with standouts like the crèpe-esque murtabak loaded with ground chicken, finely spiced lamb biryani and daging lembu, a Malaysian stew of […]

A Preview of Upcoming Attractions: Dawn Meets Ceres

A Preview of Upcoming Attractions: Dawn Meets Ceres

By Marc Rayman As NASA’s Dawn spacecraft makes its journey to its second target, the dwarf planet Ceres, Marc Rayman, Dawn’s chief engineer, shares a monthly update on the mission’s progress. This artist’s concept of NASA’s Dawn spacecraft shows the craft orbiting high above Ceres, where the craft will arrive in early 2015 to begin […]

Shopper & Diner: New healthy eatery plants itself in Los Feliz; Filipinotown bakery whipping up tastes of home; Eagle Rock cafe finds new owner; & Echo Park’s wallet-busting pizza

Shopper & Diner: New healthy eatery plants itself in Los Feliz; Filipinotown bakery whipping up tastes of home; Eagle Rock cafe finds new owner; & Echo Park’s wallet-busting pizza

Coming Soon: Clover | Marni Epstein By Marni Epstein In the former home of Skylight Books’ Art Annex (which moved over one storefront),  Clover Cafe plans to sprout up this summer with healthy food options, reports Eater LA. The bustling Vermont Avenue strip in Los Feliz, which is already home to mainstays like Figaro Bistro […]

Oscar ballots at the ready! It’s AirTalk’s annual Academy Awards preview

Oscar ballots at the ready! It’s AirTalk’s annual Academy Awards preview

An Oscars statue is seen before the start of the 83rd Annual Academy Awards Nominations Announcement January 25, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. The 83rd Annual Academy Awards will be held in Hollywood on February 27, 2011. ; Credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images Larry Mantle and the KPCC film critics tell you how and why to […]

Mendocino Farms

Mendocino Farms

WHY Never the same old brown-bag lunch. WHAT When a former Lucques line cook moves to the sandwich line, quality ingredients follow. The roast chicken with herb-marinated goat cheese and ancho-cranberry chutney on Dolce Forno wheat is as good as it sounds; the albacore with citrus aioli and green apples on buckwheat you’ll want to […]

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events Feb. 28 to March 6

Looking for Something to Do? Free Events Feb. 28 to March 6

Here are my top picks of events for adults, teens and children scheduled from Friday, Feb. 28, to Thursday, March 6.All events are free, so take a look — and don’t you dare tell me there’s nothing to do in Pasadena! “Visions of the Past, Inspiration for the Future” is an exhibition and reception in recognition of Black […]

Former Glassell Park Kmart preparing for its debut as a Goodwill resource and retail center

Former Glassell Park Kmart preparing for its debut as a Goodwill resource and retail center

Former Glassell Park Kmart being remade into a Goodwill Community Enrichment Center | Goodwill Southern California Building pictured in July 2013 The former Kmart store in Glassell Park has seen a lot of change since Goodwill Southern California announced last year that it was going to transform the long-vacant building  into a combination job training, community […]

Today’s latest fashion trend: dressing normal

Today’s latest fashion trend: dressing normal

New Yorkers and tourists on 5th Avenue in New York October 31,2011. ; Credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images It’s called “normcore” and it’s apparently taking the streets of New York by storm, according to New York magazine. Consciously eschewing high-end labels, the cool kids in the fashion capital of the world are now raiding their […]

Migraines

Migraines

Sometimes I can go for almost two weeks without a migraine. In the past two weeks I’ve had nine. Nine! And I’m not sure why. A doctor can give you pills, which is great, but it’s not enough. Everyone who gets migraines experiences them differently. Some people don’t get help from drugs. Some drugs help […]

Prep, Design, & Being Water-Wise

Prep, Design, & Being Water-Wise

Did you know that approximately two-thirds of a typical household’s water is used to irrigate the landscape? The City of South Pasadena is hosting water wise landscape workshops to help you use water more efficiently outside your home. (SouthPasadenaCA.gov) The City of South Pasadena is offering free workshops to people wanting to have a water-wise lawn. The […]

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