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Cook’s Tortas

Cook’s Tortas
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WHY For a totally different take on the ubiquitous Mexican sandwich. WHAT Cook’s — which takes its name from the discoverer of the Sandwich Islands —takes sandwiches to a new plane with soft, house-baked rolls and a rotating menu selected from hundreds of filling choices. Traditional tortas like the fiery ahogada (”drowned” in chile sauce) […]

Cool Fresh-Juice Cocktails for Warm L.A. Nights

Cool Fresh-Juice Cocktails for Warm L.A. Nights

With so many great cocktail destinations in Los Angeles these days, we thought a short list of our farmers’ market favorites for summer  was in order. Much to our happy-hour delight, we discovered there are far too many to list. Here’s a start. Blue Velvet Expect to fork over plenty () for a blood orange-gin […]

Vintage 1921 Frank Lloyd Wright

Vintage 1921 Frank Lloyd Wright

  Barnsdall Fridays Wine Tasters   With silky tannins, its sweet berry-scented nose intermixed with some forest floor and underbrush offer impressive aromatics. The wine is medium-bodied, with silky, noble sweetness, and a fine, pure finish. It should drink well for…let’s just say, until the end of summer. No, this is not a secret stash of Usonian […]

Celebrating Life with Good Food

Celebrating Life with Good Food

When I first got wind of the Celebrate Life with HOPE event, a gigantic block party on Paramount’s New York backlot for children who have (or who have beaten) cancer or life-threatening blood diseases, I was certain I had misunderstood something. The organizer, Dr. Ernest Katz at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, was rounding up folks […]