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  • At Proyecto Jardín, gardening without fences

     
    Community Gardens dispatch No. 21: El Proyecto Jardín, Boyle Heights This project behind White Memorial Hospital is unusual among L.A. community gardens. It's both community and communal -- no private plots, no fences, no fees. The one-third acre is...
  • The New Anti-Aging Diet

     
    Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have developed a new anti-aging diet. They are calling it the EpiGenetics diet because it’s filled with foods that prevent the genetic damage that can lead to many diseases of aging,...
  • At Venice Community Garden, digging up solutions to toxic soil

     
    Community Gardens Dispatch No. 22: Venice Venice Community Garden is not quite a year old, but considering the difficulty of its birth, even with three master gardeners as midwives, the fact that it exists at all is noteworthy. The garden......
  • 5 Questions for Quinn Hatfield

     
    Quinn Hatfield is the chef and co-owner of Hatfield's in Los Angeles. With his wife, pastry chef Karen Hatfield, he oversees their Melrose Avenue restaurant (and this month celebrated the birth of their second child). Quinn -- once described by......
  • 'House' recap: The unusual suspect

     
    The team treats a patient with an dark secret and House weds....
  • Reese Witherspoon's (unofficial) wedding checklist

     
    Details from Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth's Ojai wedding -- the venue, flowers, dress and chickens....
  • L.A. Times Food editor Russ Parsons: Fava beans are hitting their peak in April

     
    Is there any taste that promises spring as much as that bright flash of green you get from a fava bean? Check out this primer on cooking through the seasons, which includes tips from L.A. Times Food Editor Russ Parsons......
  • Test kitchen bonus: Adding spring produce to your menus

     
    Tender spears of asparagus emerge from a boiling water bath an almost luminous color. The olive-colored, thistlelike exterior of steamed artichokes belies the soft hearts and undersides of the leaves that hide beneath the false armor. Slender pods of...
  • Lessons in speed eating: Please don't take my appetizer yet ...

     
    "Hey, wait, there goes my 'Market Radish on a Bed of Pea Shoots and Powdered Parmigiano'!" I watched my unfinished first course sail through the air as the waiter whisked it away from the table. He set it back down......
  • Your Mother's Day dining guide [Updated]

     
    Mother's Day is coming up: It's May 8. Here's a look at some restaurants and bakeries offering up Mother's Day specials in and around Los Angeles. Please let us now in the comments section below if we've missed any, and......
  • Times restaurant critic S. Irene Virbila on the first fava beans of the season

     
    I just picked my first fava bean harvest: four pounds. Beautiful, aren’t they? But for those who aren't growing any, fava beans are just coming in at the farmers market, where I saw them for anywhere from $2 to $4......