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  • Bijan Pakzad dies; Beverly Hills designer of luxury menswear

    Bijan Pakzad dies; Beverly Hills designer of luxury menswear
    Bijan Pakzad, an Iranian American designer of jewelry, fragrances and luxury menswear who ran a Beverly Hills boutique and was renowned as clothier to some of the world's most powerful men, died Saturday morning at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los...
  • Ron Patterson dies at 80; co-founder of Renaissance Pleasure Faire

    Ron Patterson dies at 80; co-founder of Renaissance Pleasure Faire
    Ron Patterson, who with his then-wife Phyllis founded the Renaissance Pleasure Faire in 1963, which showcased traditions of 16th century Elizabethan England, has died. He was 80. Patterson died Jan. 15 in Sausalito, Calif., where he was receiving hospice...
  • The Find: Churros Calientes

    The Find: Churros Calientes
    A thick, juicy slab of organic chicken, speckled with a dusting of Parmigiano-Reggiano, sits between crunchy slices of artisan bread in the suprema di pollo panino at the Venezuelan Churros Calientes in West Los Angeles. A veneer of whisper-light breading...
  • Wine of the Week: 2009 Venica & Venica Collio Sauvignon Blanc 'Ronco delle Mele'

    Wine of the Week: 2009 Venica & Venica Collio Sauvignon Blanc 'Ronco delle Mele'
      2009 Venica & Venica Collio Sauvignon Blanc " Ronco delle Mele" A single sip of this stunning Sauvignon Blanc from northeastern Italy immediately gets your attention. The 2009 Venica & Venica "Ronco delle Mele" is one intense mouthful, ripe yet fresh,...
  • PASSINGS: Bob Pease

    PASSINGS: Bob Pease
    Bob Pease, 70, a prominent Silicon Valley engineer and author of several books on analog chip design, died Saturday evening when his car crashed into a tree in Saratoga, Calif., southwest of San Jose. Pease, who was not wearing a seat belt while...
  • The Review: Obiką Mozzarella Bar

    The Review: Obikà Mozzarella Bar
    I distinctly remember an Italian friend raving to me a few years ago about the new mozzarella bar Obiką she'd just come across in Milan where you could get bufala mozzarella still dripping with milk, fresh from Campania to the south. Now, you have to...
  • The Find: Cafecito Organico

    The Find: Cafecito Organico
    The corner of Heliotrope and Melrose might be the new cutting edge for bargain-basement culinary delights. Right next to avant-garde ice creamery Scoops is the second branch of Cafecito Organico. You can get your two scoops of experimental beet-cashew and...
  • Michelle Huneven on Christmas past and present

    Michelle Huneven on Christmas past and present
    It's become a tradition at the L.A. Times Food section: Every year we run a Christmas essay by a noted Southern California writer reflecting the unique nature of the way we celebrate the holidays. This year's is by novelist Michelle Huneven, whose books...
  • The joys of Mexican vegetarian dishes

    The joys of Mexican vegetarian dishes
    My Mexican grandfather used to say that salads were for rabbits. My Mexican father thinks a good steak cures any stomach ailment. And a Mexican friend used to joke that a pet pig that lived near my old Westside neighborhood would last approximately two...
  • PASSINGS: Paul Picerni, Guy Greengard, Romulus Linney

    PASSINGS: Paul Picerni, Guy Greengard, Romulus Linney
    Paul Picerni Prolific character actor Paul Picerni, 88, a prolific character actor who costarred in the television series "The Untouchables" and was featured in the 1953 horror movie "House of Wax," died Jan. 12 of a heart attack at his home in the...
  • Chiffon cake: heavenly light, deceptively rich-tasting

    Chiffon cake: heavenly light, deceptively rich-tasting
    Heralded as "the first new cake in 100 years" when it was introduced, the chiffon cake — one of the darlings of midcentury cuisine — became famous for its wonderfully light and airy texture, seemingly weightless as angel food but with a...