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2014 L.A. Street Food Fest

2014 L.A. Street Food Fest

We’ve heard good things and bad things, marvelous raves and emphatic thumbs down, but we’re still going to provide a promo for this year’s L.A. Street Food Fest held at the Rose Bowl because, well, we love food. Any time there is an opportunity to avail ourselves of a wide selection of cuisines and libations, […]

UC Sexual Assault Task Force leaves out rights of the accused

UC Sexual Assault Task Force leaves out rights of the accused

Janet Napolitano has created a UC Task Force to ensure safety of students at UC campuses.; Credit: Getty Images The UC system has announced the creation of a sexual assault task force to oversee efforts to prevent sexual violence at UC campuses. It includes two members of the UC Board of Regents, campus police officials, […]

Women + Business = Celebrate

Women + Business = Celebrate

Best selling author (Helen of Pasadena, Elizabeth the First Wife), columnist, humorist (The Chaos Chronicles), award-winning talk show host (The Satellite Sisters), and Lian Dolan will moderate the 6th Annual Women In Business Luncheon on Thursday, June 26th at the Langham. Dolan’s innate public speaking ability and humor is reason enough to attend, let alone […]

Michelle’s Hearty Summer Salad

Michelle’s Hearty Summer Salad

Lazy days of summer… not! My kiddos are keeping me busy this summer. Apparently it takes some serious fuel to keep three kids chugging along under the the So Cal sun (who knew?) because all I hear between swimming lessons, bike riding, and friends, friends, friends is “We’re hungry!” This salad is a good staple […]

Jennie Cook’s

Jennie Cook’s

WHY For richly flavorful and sustainably produced modern comfort food—for vegans and carnivores alike—at moderate prices. Ask about dinner parties in her kitchen. WHAT Jennie Cook’s homey style of cooking suits her Pennsylvania Dutch roots—but the surprise is the commitment to sustainability and health. Her kitchen turns out great briskets and bacon-wrapped dates as well […]

Toros Pottery on the Boulevard

Toros Pottery on the Boulevard

It’s one thing to be brought while you’re still in wee nappies and quite another to immigrate to America when you’re a nineteen-year-old and can’t speak a word of English. Toros Tngrian, along with his parents and siblings left the USSR and arrived in California in 1980. (Their homeland, the modern Republic of Armenia did […]

Le Salon – 2014-2015 Season

Le Salon – 2014-2015 Season

If we scooted up in our chair, we could’ve touched her arm. As it was, we could hear her breathing. As Ms. Searmi Park played her violin at the final concert of Le Salon de Musiques’ 2013-1014 season, immersion and emotion manifested through her body. She sat at the edge of her chair and as the music of Beethoven’s piano […]

500 Empty Bowls

500 Empty Bowls

  bowl by Kenneth Chung The best charity event I’ve ever been to was Saturday’s 500 Empty Bowls, where one-of-a-kind, handmade ceramic bowls were going for $10 bucks each, with the money donated to feeding people in need. The metaphor serves the reality, which is nice, but that’s not why I enjoyed it so much. […]

Geyser at Temple and Virgil

Geyser at Temple and Virgil

Photo by Jenn Byrne A column of water shot up into the air over the intersection of Virgil Avenue and Temple Street on Friday afternoon following a traffic collision in the Silver Lake area, according to Jen Byrne, who snapped the photo above. Read the Full Story at Eastsider LA

Lola’s Peruvian

Lola’s Peruvian

WHY Profoundly addictive crisp-skinned chicken, one of the most delicious in town, marinated in citrus juice, garlic and chiles and spit-roasted over a wood fire. WHAT A friendly Peruvian café with amazing roast chicken and fries, as well as good seafood dishes, including ceviches. Make sure to try the Peruvian chile sauce with your chicken. […]

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