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  • American Pinot Noirs under $25

    Here is a selection of American Pinot Noirs under $25 that are, for the most part, widely available. Some are from such familiar names as Acacia and Saintsbury, two Carneros mainstays; others here are from smaller artisanal wineries including Stephen...
  • Yuta: Escape to a Japanese small-plates island

    In contrast to the boisterous spots where sake drinkers gather around a communal table, there's a quiet, elegant new izakaya, or Japanese pub-style cafe, in Studio City. Yuta is a delightful oasis, a great place to bring people together -- you can...
  • 2006 François Villard Viognier 'Les Contours de Deponcins'

    Francois Villard makes one of the northern Rhone's most stunning Condrieus, but this talented young vintner also makes a haunting wine called "Les Contours de Deponcins," which is made from the Viognier grape but doesn't carry the Condrieu appellation....
  • Where to buy Champagne

    Where to buy Champagne
    NV Roederer Estate Brut -- widely available, including at most Cost Plus World Market stores; Wine Exchange in Orange, (714) 974-1454, www.winex.com; the Wine Country in Signal Hill, (562) 597-8303, www.thewinecountry.com; and Du Vin Wine & Spirits,...
  • 'High School Musical's' Vanessa Hudgens buys Studio City home for $2.75 million

    'High School Musical's' Vanessa Hudgens buys Studio City home for $2.75 million
    OK, PULL up the blinds in your sleeping tween-ager's room and show her this column. I promise she will not shoot daggers your way. Vanessa Hudgens Vanessa Hudgens of "High School Musical" fame has bought her first house. It's in Studio City, it cost $2.75...
  • 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...
  • Proposition 8: Readers spoke out

    Back in June, Letters to the Editor began tracking the mail we receive by subject. In the six months since, reader reaction to Proposition 8 has dominated our mailbag, with thousands of readers registering their views. All told, we have received more...
  • Elmer Valentine, co-founder of Whisky a Go Go, dies at 85

    Elmer Valentine, co-founder of the Whisky a Go Go, the legendary live rock showcase on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood that gave birth to the go-go dancer phenomenon of the 1960s, has died. He was 85. Valentine, who also co-founded the Roxy Theatre in...
  • Si Frumkin dies at 78; Dachau survivor worked tirelessly to assist Soviet Jews

    Si Frumkin dies at 78; Dachau survivor worked tirelessly to assist Soviet Jews
    In the late 1960s, as reports of repression of Soviet Jews began to increase, a question began filtering to the West: "Why have you forgotten us?" Si Frumkin, a survivor of Dachau and a prominent Los Angeles textile manufacturer, heard the question and...
  • 'Banjo Fred' Starner dies at 72; folk singer documented hobo music and culture

    'Banjo Fred' Starner dies at 72; folk singer documented hobo music and culture
    'Banjo Fred" Starner, an economics professor and banjo-playing folk singer who documented hobo music and culture, has died. He was 72. Starner, of Winnetka, died Oct. 25 at a West Hills rehabilitation facility of complications from pneumonia and the...
  • Mariano García's Aalto, Mauro and Maurodos wines

    Tastes of Spain Aalto, Mauro and Maurodos wines made by Mariano García are available at selected Southern California fine wine shops including K & L Wine Merchants in Hollywood, (323) 464-9463, www.klwines.com; Vendome Liquor & Wine in Studio City, (818)...