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  • Szechuan Impression skewers all expectations

    Szechuan Impression skewers all expectations
    Bobo chicken, at least as interpreted at Szechuan Impression, is a party in a pot, a ceramic pot that strongly resembles a novelty St. Patrick's Day hat, half-filled with chile-laced broth and with long bamboo skewers sticking up from the vessel in almost comic profusion, like spines from a porcupine or needles from the flank of an acupuncture patient. (I think they look like the bristling spears in Uccello's paintings of the Battle of San Romano, but I probably took too many art history courses when I was in college.)
  • Pork chop feasts at L.A.-area restaurants

    Pork chop feasts at L.A.-area restaurants
    My husband loves to tell the story of a restaurant in Brooklyn, N.Y., where, in his memory, a huge pork chop was served with a knife sticking out of it. And while he dug into that chop, a crescendo of arguing and cursing issued from the kitchen....

    In 'Wedding Band,' Antaeus walks interracial love down the aisle

    In 'Wedding Band,' Antaeus walks interracial love down the aisle
    Who among us wouldn’t like to think we’d have the integrity to honor our feelings for someone despite disapproving social norms? In 1962, African American playwright Alice Childress’ “Wedding Band” threw sobering cold water...

    George Clinton's funk chronicle, 'Brothas Be, Yo Like George'

     George Clinton's funk chronicle, 'Brothas Be, Yo Like George'
    George Clinton's memoir features aliens, spaceships, George W. Bush, grown men wearing diapers and platform shoes, and a wealth of stories about some of the seminal music Clinton and his collaborators in the Parliament-Funkadelic collective have made...

    Twin Peaks embraces chaos with sense of adventure

    Twin Peaks embraces chaos with sense of adventure
    Twin Peaks had all they could do to keep chaos at bay during a frenetic homecoming Thursday at a sold-out Lincoln Hall. Playing to an enthusiastic audience, the Chicago band dodged well-meaning crowd-surfing fans that tumbled onto the stage and lingered,...