Archive for ‘May, 2014’


Joe & the Snow Leopard

Joe & the Snow Leopard

Sept 26 In a tent. Each of us has quickly developed a tent survival layout. In order to exist in a tent, you have to organize the space as if you were a blind person. Everything has to be where you know it is by touch and orientation. You think you’re going to wake up […]

Cactus Taqueria

Cactus Taqueria

WHY Birria (goat), chorizo, al pastor and delicious camaron (fried shrimp), all served as tacos and paired with a good salsa and marinated-veggie bar. WHAT Your basic taco joint, except the choices are better than the norm; you can eat at a picnic table outside or take your tacos back to work. WHO Cops, Hollywood eccentrics […]

Pasta with Broccolini & Chicken

Pasta with Broccolini & Chicken

Local farmer’s markets have broccolini on the shelves right now.  Flavor is a cross between broccoli and asparagus, and can be used in dishes using either vegetable. Here’s one of our favorites! Ingredients: 2 bunches fresh broccolini, rough-chopped (approx. 2½-3 cups) 2-4 fresh garlic cloves, minced (I, of course, used five) 5 tablespoons olive oil […]

Fast & Furious returns to Angeleno Heights

Fast & Furious returns to Angeleno Heights

ANGELENO HEIGHTS –   When it comes to attention-grabbing landmarks, the grand Victorians of Carroll Avenue are competing this week with a dingy garage nearly hidden behind two homes.  The garage on East Kensington Road is a  movie set created for Fast & Furious 7, say residents. The structure was built next to the home that, […]

Friday Night Eats, Drinks & Music

Friday Night Eats, Drinks & Music

We stepped into a darkened room devoid of tables and chairs. What glowed under muted, pointed lights was a bar, behind which stood a man placing a serving bowl onto the countertop. We stepped closer. Dotting the bar were 3″ x 4″ pieces of paper that read “Bar + Fish,” which then listed a couple […]

Pann’s Restaurant

Pann’s Restaurant

WHY An L.A. classic for its ’50s roots and Googie architecture alone—but when you add the waffles, patty melt, fried chicken and incredible biscuits… well, it’s a downright treasure. WHAT George and Rena Panagopoulos opened this Jetsons-style restaurant in 1958, and the family still runs it today. They’ve kept the place in tip-top condition, and […]

Echo Park market prepares to close in the face of steep rent increase

Echo Park market prepares to close in the face of steep rent increase

ECHO PARK –   For nearly 50 years, El Batey No. 2  has anchored the corner of Echo Park and Delta Avenues at the bottom of a brick apartment building. Here, a 74-year-old woman named Evelia has tended to the family business that served a primarily Latino clientele with all manner of merchandise, from soda and […]

Highland Park Memorial Day ceremony honors fallen veterans

Highland Park Memorial Day ceremony honors fallen veterans

Photo by Nathan Solis HIGHLAND PARK — The Franklin High  JROTC this morning unfurled a  large American flag at the Veterans’ Memorial at corner of  Figueroa Street and York Boulevard during one of several Eastside events planned for Memorial Day holiday. Pan dulce was served at the ceremony, which was attended by officials from the […]

perrymcgrath salon

perrymcgrath salon

Warm and fresh environment, specializing in high quality, precision haircuts and hair coloring.  We offer first time visits 30% off for haircuts and 20% off hair color and hair smoothing treatments. We also offer specials that include conditioning treatments with blow-dries. Featuring Naked Eye Beauty and Davines. (323)913-5942 | email | website This Services Directory […]

The Weekend Go Go: Kings of Cult, Myth Masquerade, Gratis Salsa Concert + perks for military!

The Weekend Go Go: Kings of Cult, Myth Masquerade, Gratis Salsa Concert + perks for military!

The Weekend Go Go: Two nights with the Kings of Cult, grown-up make-believe at Myth Masquerade, FREE Salsa concert + perks for vets/military. Also, Mants…. Read the Full Story at Eat: Los Angeles

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