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  • Tapping into Japanese craft beers

    THINK of a Japanese beer: Kirin, Sapporo, Asahi. All mass-produced lagers. But isn't there something strange about that? The Japanese are renowned for their devotion to craftsmanship and unique handmade products. Think of fresh tofu skin (yuba), or...
  • Letters to the editor

    Words of farewell Re “Studs Terkel, 1912-2008,” Obituary, Nov. 1 I first met Studs Terkel when I became senior vice president at Playboy Enterprises and started spending a lot of time in Chicago. He was easygoing and acerbic, witty and...
  • Dining Information: Farmers markets

    Dining Information: Farmers markets
    Farmers markets Atwater Village, Sunday: 3250 Glendale Blvd., 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Burbank, Saturday: Orange Grove Avenue and 3rd Street, behind City Hall, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Calabasas, Saturday: Calabasas (Old Town): 23504 Calabasas Road at...
  • Encino farmers market: grapes, plums, avocados, nopales, green beans and celery

    Encino farmers market: grapes, plums, avocados, nopales, green beans and celery
    The Encino farmers market remains the largest and best in the San Fernando Valley, with about 30 produce vendors. This count has held steady over the last decade, but the number of prepared foods and nonagricultural stands, selling everything from hot...
  • At the Burbank market: Salad greens, Brussels sprouts, apples, grapes, persimmons and pepinos

    At the Burbank market: Salad greens, Brussels sprouts, apples, grapes, persimmons and pepinos
    The Burbank farmers market, now held in the parking lot next to City Hall, has occupied several locations since its founding in 1983 but has always maintained high standards. It continues to feature many more produce vendors than prepared foods and...
  • Market Watch: At Ventura Downtown farmers market, Minneola tangelos and cauliflower

    Market Watch: At Ventura Downtown farmers market, Minneola tangelos and cauliflower
    The Ventura Downtown farmers market, the oldest and largest farmers market in Ventura County, has remained remarkably stable over the last decade, with a good mix of local growers, including many small and backyard farmers. It benefits from its location...
  • Market Watch: The short, happy life of Adriatic figs

    Market Watch: The short, happy life of Adriatic figs
    This seems to be a banner season for figs, which are practically made for farmers markets, since they are only at their best when fully ripe, at which point they are too perishable to ship commercially. The Adriatic variety, with thin green skin and...
  • Simpson-Wentz have 'Alice in Wonderland' wedding

    Simpson-Wentz have 'Alice in Wonderland' wedding
    Don't be surprised to find Ashlee Simpson and Pete Wentz grinning Cheshire cats -- they're newlyweds. The pop-star little sis of Jessica Simpson and the Fall Out Boy bassist tied the knot Saturday night at her parents' Los Angeles-area home with an...
  • In homes with grown-up decor, the kids are all right

    Shortly after learning "mama" and "dada," Ginger and Ruby Rosenheck said "bye-bye" to their highchairs. "They are the lamest, ugliest, most restraining things in the world and when you have twins, highchairs just take over the room," says their mother...
  • Health insurance options dwindle for self-employed

    A major source of health insurance for people who work for themselves is disappearing, casting thousands of contractors, freelancers and solo practitioners into the ranks of the uninsured with little hope of obtaining new coverage. Health plans offered...
  • 'Tell No One'

    'Tell No One'
    Tell everyone about "Tell No One." Not just because this is a top-notch thriller so twisty you may forget to breathe, but because for a long time it looked like you wouldn't be able to tell anyone at all. For even though "Tell No One" was a top performer...