| Jan 18, 2013
| 12:46 PM
Riccardo Muti just can’t seem to catch a break.
And, this time around, it isn’t only the musicians of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Chicago public who are being affected by his health issues. Thousands of listeners throughout the...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 6:44 AM
The popular Tim Burton exhibition that originated in 2009 at New York's Museum of Modern Art and has since toured internationally, including a stop last year at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, is next heading to South Korea.
"Tim Burton" is...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 3:03 PM
It was as lame a salutation as I've ever penned.
Here's how it went:
"Have you ever tried skateboarding down the side of Mt. Everest wearing nothing but your insulated skivvies?
"Well, I've never written a sports column for (this...
| Nov 18, 2010
Gamja-Gol on Olympic Boulevard is as legendary a fixture in Koreatown as Canter's, Langer's or the Apple Pan are in their neighborhoods. It's a place untouched by time, where the finish on the black lacquered tables is worn thin by years of use. Its...
| Apr 21, 2011
Now that thrill-seeking diners have advanced beyond pork belly and crispy pig's ears and are going hog wild over snout-to-tail pork events, it may be the perfect time to check out Koreatown's best jokbal. The braised pork foot and shank, Korea's answer to...
| Oct 11, 2010
Hwang Jang-yop, the highest-ranking North Korean official to defect from the isolationist regime, was found dead from a suspected heart attack here Sunday — his death from apparent natural causes coming after numerous assassination attempts by...
| Mar 17, 2012
For all of the hundreds of restaurants in L.A.'s Koreatown, tucked behind untranslated signs and inside barely marked skyscrapers, in sleek malls and dusty strip centers, the area has never had much in the way of recognizable chefs. Generations of Los...
| Jun 23, 2010
| 10:32 PM
Australia has its first female prime minister after the ruling Labor Party revolted against beleaguered Premier Kevin Rudd to install his deputy as leader of the nation of 21 million.
Seeking to avoid an election defeat later this year, the party rallied...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 4:41 PM
South Korea is fearful that North Korea is gearing up to test a nuclear weapon, pointing to satellite photos that reportedly show the country digging a new underground tunnel at a nuclear test site....
| Apr 12, 2012
| 9:40 PM
A North Korean rocket broke apart shortly after being launched from its base today, according to U.S., Japanese and South Korean officials. Japan’s defense ministry said the rocket flew for just over a minute before possibly splintering into pieces....
| Apr 13, 2012
| 4:38 AM
REPORTING FROM BEIJING –- It seemed like a reasonable assumption: Score a rare media invitation to North Korea this week, and in all likelihood, you’ll get to break the news when the reclusive regime eventually launches its Kwangmyongsong-2...