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  • The cup runneth over at The TASTE

    The cup runneth over at The TASTE
    Food lovers lucky enough to attend Los Angeles Times’ The TASTE over Labor Day weekend devoured dozens of savory samples and gulped cupfuls of craft cocktails. If you’re feeling left out, the best I can offer is a rundown of event highlights...
  • Dining Out: Comfort food, Polish-style in Glendale

    Dining Out: Comfort food, Polish-style in Glendale
    Sometimes it’s nice to go back to the classics, to return to the tastes of one’s childhood. You don’t have to be Polish to taste the homespun comfort of the stews, sausages, dumplings and roasts at Polka Polish Cuisine. You just have...
  • Dining Out: It's worth making a Sunland-Tujunga side trip

    Dining Out: It's worth making a Sunland-Tujunga side trip
    Even the residents of Sunland-Tujunga would agree the community is not exactly a foodie mecca. Still there are some good reasons to head over to this historical, artsy section of our valley. Sure, there are plenty of smoke shops, body shops and wrought...
  • Around Town: A homemade meal for each day

    Just as Los Angeles has four seasons in Los Angeles (wind, mud, rain and earthquake), there are four sections to the La Cañada year, each marked by unique weather patterns resulting from our city’s changing position with regard to the rest of the...
  • Dining Review: Crossings is perfect for a date night

    Dining Review: Crossings is perfect for a date night
    Perhaps it was the Old Fashioned. Maybe it was the Oysters Rockefeller. It might have been the artful elegance of the decor. Whatever the reason, at more than one point in the evening I expected to look over and see Don Draper and Roger Sterling from...
  • Dining Review: Oinkster goes well beyond pork

    Dining Review: Oinkster goes well beyond pork
    Is it sacrilege to love the chicken salad at a joint famous for its house-cured pastrami? The Oinkster in Eagle Rock sells its pastrami and its home-cooked Carolina-style pulled pork by the pound, such is the clamor by carnivores. And its meaty...
  • Dining Review: North Shore comes up a bit flat

    Dining Review: North Shore comes up a bit flat
    Verdugo Hills Hospital workers in O.R. scrubs sit beneath palm tree paintings and surfboard ceiling fans with a wistful look in their eyes. The wall-sized map of Oahu’s famous North Shore looks down at them as if to say, “Someday … your...
  • El Metate is hard to find, hard to forget

    El Metate is hard to find, hard to forget
    On a quiet, one-way Pasadena street, a few doors down from a comedy club and where you must take caution not to get run over by little old ladies trying to parallel park in front of a medical marijuana store, El Metate Café is a family-run Mexican...
  • Small Wonders: The highs and lows of the Magic Kingdom

    “I think most of all, what I want Disneyland to be is a happy place where parents and children can have fun together.” — Walt Disney, from the plaque on Partners Statue at Disneyland. And somehow, that is exactly what happened,...
  • A Word, Please: The things skilled writers know

    Everyone makes mistakes. And everyone knows everyone makes mistakes. So, in just about every realm of life, it’s OK to be human. This applies to writing and grammar. New writers often fear that even tiny typos peg them as amateurs, but that’s...
  • Landry's Restaurants to buy McCormick & Schmick's

    After months of hostile volleys, McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurants has succumbed to a takeover bid from Landry's Restaurants Inc., which owns the Rainforest Cafe and other chains. In a deal valued at $131.6 million, Houston-based Landry's will...
  • A sophisticated taste of Afghanistan

    A sophisticated taste of Afghanistan
    On your right as you walk into Azeen’s Afghani Restaurant in Pasadena, a tapestry weaves a scene of Bushkazi, Afghanistan’s national sport, a sort of polo played with a decapitated goat carcass. On the wall on your left, a photograph shows...