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  • The Review: Julienne in Santa Barbara

    The Review: Julienne in Santa Barbara
    I used to know a guy who would drive up to Santa Barbara just for the afternoon to visit with an old man he respected. I couldn't believe it. In my mind's eye, the Central Coast city seemed much farther than a couple of hours away. Yet it's really not...
  • Evening Land Vineyards' eccentric yet grounded vintner

    Evening Land Vineyards' eccentric yet grounded vintner
    Like most outsiders who get into the wine business, Mark Tarlov, the guiding force behind Evening Land Vineyards, had much to learn about the ins and outs of running a winery. So he surrounded himself with smart people, learned the lessons he needed to...
  • The Review: Aburiya Toranoko in Little Tokyo

    The Review: Aburiya Toranoko in Little Tokyo
    At the Lazy Ox Canteen on the edge of Little Tokyo, the happy clamor of downtown denizens tucking into chef Josef Centeno's Ox burgers, crispy pig's ears and brick-roasted mussels leaks out the door into the street. But Lazy Ox is no longer the only...
  • Capitol Journal: Parks vs. ballot box budgeting

    California's magnificent state parks are falling apart fast. The budgeting system for state government is in shambles and practically dysfunctional. Proposition 21 on the November ballot would fix the parks. But it would pound another kink into...
  • Two Guys Lose Weight: The nighttime is the wrong time

    Two Guys Lose Weight: The nighttime is the wrong time
    NOTE: This is a blog about two guys attempting to lose weight over a six-week period.  They kicked off their weight loss "strategies" on Jan. 10. I was lucky enough to go to the greatest university in America. The picturesque beach-side school called...
  • Shopping: MartinMartin upbeat on downtown

    Shopping: MartinMartin upbeat on downtown
    Husband-and-wife designers Eric Martin and Diane Moss-Martin, co-founders of moody Los Angeles-based brand MartinMartin, chose a blinding white color palette for their first-ever boutique — an optically striking choice, considering that their...
  • Market Watch: A bumper crop of matsutakes

    Market Watch: A bumper crop of matsutakes
    Aromatic matsutakes, a seasonal delicacy prized by the Japanese, rank among the elite of true wild mushrooms — along with porcini, morels and chanterelles — but are generally less available and less well known at farmers markets. Part of the...
  • Where to buy everyday artisanal wines

    Where to buy everyday artisanal wines
    Here are some of the places you can buy the wines mentioned in the story. 2009 Bebame "Sierra Foothills Red Blend": Domaine LA, Los Angeles, (323) 932-0280, domaine547.com; and at the Wine Country in Signal Hill, (562) 597-8303, http://www....
  • Where to buy the cheese

    Where to buy the cheese
    Here are some places to find the cheeses mentioned in the story. If the item isn't in stock, it can be ordered. Achadinha Capricious: Aged goat's milk, spicy, peppery, mushroom notes, occasional sharp blue bite. Available from Cheese Store of Beverly...
  • From the Archives: Navy destroyers lost near Santa Barbara

    From the Archives: Navy destroyers lost near Santa Barbara
  • 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...