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  • Sources for boysen and other hybrid blackberries

    Sources for boysen and other hybrid blackberries
    Bay Laurel Nursery (Marcia Guelff, Nancy Rice, Carolyn Gilman). Bareroot plants, shipping in January: Boysen, Thornless Boysen, Thornless Logan, Marion, Olallie, Siskiyou. 2500 El Camino Real, Atascadero; (805) 466-3406; http://www.baylaurelnursery.com....
  • One more act for the phantom of the playhouse?

    One more act for the phantom of the playhouse?
    The Pasadena Playhouse is back. After shutting its doors in February because of financial problems, the theater reopened Oct. 12 with the one-man play "FDR" starring Ed Asner. But is the building's most enduring protagonist back as well? Some say Gilmor...
  • Market Watch: Prime time for Asian pears

    Market Watch: Prime time for Asian pears
    Asian pears, like many fruits, are available year-round from storage and imports. But they are really at their best during the heat of late summer and early fall, when their delicate flavor is freshest and a juicy, crunchy fruit straight from the...
  • Wine of the Week: 2004 Alejandro Fernandez 'Dehesa La Granja'

    Wine of the Week: 2004 Alejandro Fernandez 'Dehesa La Granja'
      2004 Alejandro Fernandez 'Dehesa La Granja' Yet another stunning, value-priced wine from Alejandro Fernandez and his Grupo Pesquera, the 2004 Dehesa La Granja is 100% Tempranillo from 13-year-old vines. That's young by Spanish standards, yet this...
  • Wine of the Week: 2009 Domaine Sigalas Asirtiko-Athiri

    Wine of the Week: 2009 Domaine Sigalas Asirtiko-Athiri
      Don't just dream about the turquoise waters of the Aegean or the sunset seen from the island of Santorini when you can drink this stunning white wine made there. Vineyards have been established on Santorini for a while — oh, about 3,500 years....
  • Lindy & Grundy: Female butchers with a sustainable philosophy

    Lindy & Grundy: Female butchers with a sustainable philosophy
    To the connected diner, it may seem that Erika Nakamura and Amelia Posada arrived in Los Angeles ages ago. The larger-than-life personas behind Lindy & Grundy are practically household names among local foodies, though their butcher shop selling locally...
  • Culinary SOS: Heirloom Bakery and Cafe's sour cream coffeecake

    Culinary SOS: Heirloom Bakery and Cafe's sour cream coffeecake
      Dear SOS: The coffee cake at South Pasadena's Heirloom Bakery and Cafe, near the train station, is fabulous. Each day it's flavored differently for variety ... chocolate chips, raspberry, etc. I would love to have the recipe to make at home for a treat...
  • Wine of the Week: 2007 Mountford 'Liaison' Pinot Noir

    Wine of the Week: 2007 Mountford 'Liaison' Pinot Noir
      What a lovely expression of Pinot Noir from New Zealand's Mountford estate. Elegant and smooth, this New World Pinot carries the taste of Santa Rosa plums and sweet Asian spices. The scent jumps right out of the glass — sandalwood, and...
  • Wine of the Week: 2009 Larochette-Manciat Macon 'Les Morizottes'

    Wine of the Week: 2009 Larochette-Manciat Macon 'Les Morizottes'
      In glorious warm weather like this, if you're going to drink a Chardonnay, make it something crisp and minerally like this fine Macon. The fruit carries hints of celery seed, anise and melon. Lithe and elegant, this Maconnais Chardonnay isn't weighed...
  • Market Watch: A fresh new player in Old Towne Orange

    Market Watch: A fresh new player in Old Towne Orange
    A long-planned new farmers market modeled on the Santa Monica market drew large, enthusiastic crowds to its opening last Sunday in Old Towne Orange. There are more than 30 certified farmers markets in Orange County, but none offers the combination of...
  • Market Watch: Hemet's wealth of summer grapefruit

    Market Watch: Hemet's wealth of summer grapefruit
    At the farthest fringe of the Inland Empire, southeast of the hardscrabble town of Hemet, lies the world center of summer grapefruit, one of the least known and most fascinating of California's agricultural niches. The major commercial grapefruit...