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  • A peek inside haggis, Scotland's national dish

    A peek inside haggis, Scotland's national dish
    Authentic haggis is not for the squeamish. Under "Ingredients" on the label of packaged versions, you'll typically find oatmeal, onion, suet, seasonings — so far so good, eh? — and lamb offal.
  • Travel books: Tracking the origins of English

    Travel books: Tracking the origins of English
    "Wordsmiths & Warriors: The English-Language Tourist's Guide to Britain" Oxford University Press, $24.95 The English language is a strange and maddening thing, full of inconsistencies and so many spelling exceptions that they appear to be the rule...

    Altadena Junction: Aveson charter school set for big move

    After three years of uncertainty, the perennially unfinished commercial building at the corner of Altadena Drive and Lincoln Avenue in Altadena will finally have a tenant: the Aveson charter school. Aveson will lease the structure for its grades six-...

    Celtic Classic and Braveheart Highland Pub featured on Travel Channel show

    Celtic Classic and Braveheart Highland Pub featured on Travel Channel show
    The Travel Channel came to town last year to eat and make haggis and participate in Celtic Classic’s Highland games, and you can see what happened at 9 Tuesday night on an episode of the new show “Edge of America.” Star Geoff Edgers,...

    Rosie Schaap on her life at the bar

    In 1996, Rosie Schaap was a 25-year-old graduate student who started frequenting Puffy's Tavern, a storied New York City dive bar. For weeks, she sat by herself at a banquette, grading papers every day over a pint of Guinness. The regulars sitting at...