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Dining Review: Seeking a different kind of breakfast

Dining Review: Seeking a different kind of breakfast

According to a food marketing website, one of the hottest trends of 2015-16, just after “Continued Rise of Fermentation” and “Secret, Off-Menu Items,” is “Around the World at Breakfast.”

DVD Review: Newest release of 'The Killers' offers multiple versions

With the possible exception of “The Snows of Kilimanjaro,” “The Killers” is Ernest Hemingway’s best known short story. It is the quintessential stripped-down hard-boiled story: Two hit men show up at a small town diner to kill one...

DVD Review: Answering the call of 'Fargo'

DVD Review: Answering the call of 'Fargo'

Kumiko (Rinko Kikuchi, who was Oscar-nominated for her role in “Babel”) plays a 29-year-old Tokyo office worker with no life to speak of. Her job is demeaning, and she has no close friends (except her bunny rabbit). Her future is a void.

Documentary's shut-ins raise unanswered questions

Documentary's shut-ins raise unanswered questions

The six Angulo brothers spent most of their teen years in a crowded apartment in a New York housing project. They didn't merely live there; they lived there. That is, their strict father refused to allow them to leave those few rooms. Once or twice a year,...

Dining Review: Service raises the grade

Dining Review: Service raises the grade

Those of you old enough to remember will recall Delacey’s Club 41 in Old Town Pasadena. It was there for years, the only place in town to get a nice steak and Caesar salad. It closed in 2007, paving the way for a succession of replacement restaurants...

Sister Mary's colorful legacy

Sister Mary's colorful legacy

The poster as a medium of communication underwent a renaissance in the 1960s. Provocative statements, bold colors and clever images were everywhere — from retail spaces to protest marches to classrooms and college dorms. Important graphic designers...

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Read On: Hoping for the two Americas to come together

Read On: Hoping for the two Americas to come together

So we’ve arrived at America’s birthday, the day she gained her independence. And while in nation terms, she’s still relatively young, the United States is looking every one of its...