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  • Hotel gift shops go glam

    Hotel gift shops go glam
    The days when taking home a souvenir from your favorite hotel meant a bad logo T-shirt or golf visor are long gone. How about a Rebecca Minkoff bag? The W Hotel's stores have one in an exclusive shade of turquoise. A pair of Band of Outsiders pajamas?...
  • Southern California Close-up: Westside of Los Angeles

    Southern California Close-up: Westside of Los Angeles
    First published on Sept. 25, 2011. Revised and expanded in early 2012. You're an outsider heading to the Westside of Los Angeles -- not the beach cities, but Beverly Hills, Brentwood, Westwood and the nearby well-heeled neighborhoods south of the Santa...
  • Scene & Heard: Rubbing elbows

    Scene & Heard: Rubbing elbows
    A greater treat than refreshments awaited the audience after the July 31 performance in the New Original Works (NOW) Festival at REDCAT, a.k.a. the Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater in Los Angeles. The evening's artists — having performed hip-hop,...
  • Marylin Hudson dies at 76; book critic co-founded Round Table West

    Marylin Hudson dies at 76; book critic co-founded Round Table West
    A book club with a Hollywood sheen, the monthly literary luncheon known as Round Table West, took root in 1977 at a ballroom in the Ambassador Hotel and grew into the largest such gathering in the nation. Public relations executive Marylin Hudson was one...
  • L.A.'s revolution in dining

    L.A.'s revolution in dining
    I could practically hear the gentleman reader spluttering as he typed out his e-mail to me, complaining that a restaurant I'd recommended wasn't up to his idea of fine dining. No captain, he lamented. Rock music pounding! And the sommelier looked too...
  • Brandstatter brought the party to old Hollywood

    Brandstatter brought the party to old Hollywood
    Before Chasen's and the Brown Derby, way before Sam Nazarian or even Wolfgang Puck, the first restaurant guy who catered to Hollywood was Adolph "Eddie" Brandstatter. He had the "Brandstatter touch": one part dapper European suavity — he brought a...
  • Evening Land Vineyards' eccentric yet grounded vintner

    Evening Land Vineyards' eccentric yet grounded vintner
    Like most outsiders who get into the wine business, Mark Tarlov, the guiding force behind Evening Land Vineyards, had much to learn about the ins and outs of running a winery. So he surrounded himself with smart people, learned the lessons he needed to...
  • The Review: Scarpetta at Montage Beverly Hills

    The Review: Scarpetta at Montage Beverly Hills
    For a long time, Los Angeles chefs had the city to themselves. Outsiders might have turned up for a guest chef turn or two, but never much more than that. But then a couple of years ago that all changed, and Los Angeles was suddenly as attractive as Las...
  • Maryland chefs want to put snakeheads on the menu

    Maryland chefs want to put snakeheads on the menu
    Chef Chad Wells of Alewife restaurant tossed chunks of raw snakehead fish with cilantro and citrus to make something more ambitious than an $8 ceviche appetizer. It was an invasive-species eradication plan in a martini glass. Wells wants the Asian...
  • Do cookbook editors hate Southern California?

     
    My friend Laurie Winer has an interesting piece in LA Weekly complaining that New York publishers are prejudiced against Los Angeles chefs … or at least that they don’t pay them the same respect that they do New Yorkers. This......
  • Restaurant review: Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air

    Restaurant review: Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air
    With the new Wolfgang Puck at Hotel Bel-Air, the Austrian chef who, along with Alice Waters, begat California cuisine, has finally achieved a quintessentially Californian restaurant, one with a legendary outdoor terrace in a verdant setting with swans...