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  • Book calendar events for the week of May 29, 2011

    Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. SUNDAY Pierre Odier: The author of "Cambodia Angkor: A Lasting Legacy" will discuss and sign his recent book. Pacific Asia Museum, 46 N. Los Robles Ave., Pasadena. 2 p.m. Free with museum admission. (626)...
  • Book calendar events for the week of June 19, 2011

    SUNDAY Ransom Riggs: The author of "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children" will sign copies of his debut young-adult novel. Dark Delicacies, 4213 W. Burbank Blvd., Burbank. 2 p.m. Free. (818) 556-6660. Bill Sharpsteen: The author of "The Docks"...
  • A Remembrance: Teena Marie

    A Remembrance: Teena Marie
    Long before she became an '80s funk-pop infanta, or Rick James' protégé and lover, Teena Marie was a Motown-enamored schoolgirl in one of L.A.'s last historic black enclaves. The singer-songwriter, who died Sunday at her Pasadena home at age 54, grew...
  • 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...
  • After a cornucopia of sweets, what's for dessert?

    After a cornucopia of sweets, what's for dessert?
    It was a sweet day in Southern California — and a not a bad day to be a food judge. Hundreds of people clutching "tasting tickets" lined up Saturday for Cupcake Camp L.A. at the Music Box Theater in Hollywood, a fundraiser that also served as a...
  • Los Angeles' craft brewery scene has more on tap

    Los Angeles' craft brewery scene has more on tap
    Is L.A. finally turning into a beer-making town? The Los Angeles area already hosts some of America's best beer bars, with carefully curated lists of ever-changing taps and bottles, but almost all of those brews have been made somewhere else. We may be...
  • Recipe: Garlic and herb-stuffed tomatoes and zucchini

    Recipe: Garlic and herb-stuffed tomatoes and zucchini
    From California Cook, "Shades of Summer" by Russ Parsons and Leslie Brenner, Aug. 10, 2005 Total time: 1 hour, 15 minutes Servings: 6 Note: Salted anchovies are available at Nicole's in South Pasadena, Bay Cities in Santa Monica, Market Gourmet in...
  • Wine of the week: Domaine Huet Vouvray Pétillant Brut

    Wine of the week: Domaine Huet Vouvray Pétillant Brut
      Domaine Huet Vouvray Pétillant Brut In the Loire Valley, Chenin Blanc is an incredibly versatile grape, producing dry whites and a whole range of semi-sweet to luscious sweet wines. Producers there also use it to make a sparkling wine. The...
  • Three generations of Turkish delight in Southern California

    Three generations of Turkish delight in Southern California
    Tucked in the back room of a tiny powdered-sugar-dusted San Fernando Valley storefront, Armand Sahakian patiently tends to the sweet syrup bubbling in two giant copper caldrons. Six days a week, the owner of Nory Candy & Pastry delicately flavors each...
  • Market Watch: Persian cucumbers tastefully taking over

    Market Watch: Persian cucumbers tastefully taking over
    Ten years ago, Elizabeth Schneider, the doyenne of produce writers, called for "a cucumber revolution" in her definitive book, "Vegetables From Amaranth to Zucchini". Denouncing the standard American slicing varieties, she implored, "Refuse to buy pumped-...
  • Market Watch: Autumn Lady peaches arriving from the high desert

    Market Watch: Autumn Lady peaches arriving from the high desert
    Among the Halloween treats available at farmers market this weekend, alongside pumpkins, apples, and persimmons, there's one, Autumn Lady peaches from Tenerelli Orchards, that might seem incongruous. Could these fruits really be fresh, or any good?...