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  • 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: 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Get over it, it's broccoli and it's delicious, with 12 recipes

    Get over it, it's broccoli and it's delicious, with 12 recipes
    Maybe it’s time for broccoli to break character. It’s been the good-guy poster child for healthful eating for so long that it’s become the reflex whipping boy for anyone who wants to act out a little bit. Maybe what broccoli really needs...
  • Reese's comes out with spreadable peanut butter cups. Worth the wait?

    Reese's comes out with spreadable peanut butter cups. Worth the wait?
    Reese's peanut butter cup fans may have jumped for joy when Hershey's decided to make the beloved chocolate candy cups as a spread, in a jar.  "Reese's spreads? I bet when you open the jar angels sing and butterflies fly out 'Ahhhhhhh'," wrote Jax...
  • Thanksgiving is coming. Do you know where your turkey is?

    Thanksgiving is coming. Do you know where your turkey is?
    Thanksgiving is still three weeks away, but guess what: If you want your first choice of a great specialty turkey, you'd better get your order in soon. The best birds fly off the shelves, particularly at the smaller butcher shops and markets. A couple...
  • POP Produce brings traveling grocery store to downtown L.A., Highland Park

    For the last few years, there have been many terrific pop-up restaurants, bakeries, ice cream shops, even coffee stalls and taquerias around town. But what about markets? Yes, there are farmers markets, but these are hardly small or mobile. That's why...
  • Local Espelette powder comes to L.A. farmers markets

    Local Espelette powder comes to L.A. farmers markets
    Espelette powder, produced for centuries in the Basque country of southwestern France, is the aristocrat of the chile world. It’s only moderately hot, but has a touch of sweetness, a rich aroma of roasted tomatoes and peppers, and a complex,...
  • 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...