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  • Hungarian lawmakers ban Sunday shopping to boost family togetherness

    Hungarian lawmakers ban Sunday shopping to boost family togetherness
    Hungarian lawmakers on Tuesday passed a bill that will ban most shopping on Sundays, casting the move as insurance that families will have more time together. But in a country struggling with 10.5% unemployment and modest income levels even a quarter of...
  • Jumping on the Brussels sprouts bandwagon, with 12 recipes

    Jumping on the Brussels sprouts bandwagon, with 12 recipes
    Has there ever been a more remarkable reversal of image? Brussels sprouts, not so long ago derided as nothing more than a funky little cabbage, are suddenly sexy. You can’t pick up a gastropub menu that doesn’t include some variation of...
  • Gifts for food lovers: Olive oil, wooden spoons and two must-have pans

    Gifts for food lovers: Olive oil, wooden spoons and two must-have pans
    It's always nice to daydream about getting some kind of extravagant gift for the holidays. But presents like that tend to be one-time things -- you enjoy them once and pretty soon they're forgotten (unless, of course, you're talking real extravagance, and...
  • Spice up holiday shopping with pop-ups and sample sales

    If you're looking for something a little different in holiday shopping, check out these events that Los Angeles retailers have planned over the next week. Shopping parties, sample sales and trunk shows may turn up some interesting finds. Events...
  • Gifts for food lovers: Baking classes, seed collections, upscale bacon

    Gifts for food lovers: Baking classes, seed collections, upscale bacon
    Yes, it's holiday shopping time again. You only have about two weeks left to get all this done, and you know how fast those days will disappear. So we've done some legwork for you, at least if you have people on your gift list who are food-minded. Maybe...
  • Mad for mandarins, with 11 recipes for winter's jewels

    Remember all those stories our parents told us about Christmas in the old days when maybe the only thing a kid would get in his stocking would be a tangerine? Remember how sad we felt for them? Seems kind of funny now. The reappearance of tangerines (we...
  • Holiday Gift Guide 2014: 11 books for design lovers

    Holiday Gift Guide 2014: 11 books for design lovers
    Whether you're shopping for an interior design fan, garden lover or the person who has everything, hands-on coffee-table books can provide an escape that no electronic device can replicate. Here, we offer a roundup of 11 books that are worth giving to...
  • Palter DeLiso luxury shoes opens store in L.A.

    Palter DeLiso luxury shoes opens store in L.A.
    Palter DeLiso, a luxury shoe brand founded in New Yok in 1927, was revived last year in Los Angeles by Lauren Bruksch and Taz Saunders, who put a modern spin on a rich heritage label. Since then, several celebrities have given the made-in-Italy footwear...
  • The Elder Statesman's first boutique bows in West Hollywood

    The Elder Statesman's first boutique bows in West Hollywood
    Local cashmere concern and 2012 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund-winning the Elder Statesman label has made its first foray into stand-alone retail with the opening of rustic luxe boutique in West Hollywood just off Melrose Avenue on Nov. 22. Located in a...
  • Europe suffers olive oil disaster: How you can survive it

    If you’re a fan of great olive oil — particularly of oils from Tuscany and Umbria — you’d better get ready to start dipping into your wallet. That stuff’s going to get expensive. As a result of what the Italian newspaper La...
  • Want to go to a holiday food market? Here are two

    The last MPK Night Market of the year is coming, just in time for the holiday. Which means that you can start eating even earlier than you thought, specifically on Friday at Barnes Park in Monterey Park. This Holiday Night Market will feature not only the...