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  • Specialty coffee shops in the L.A. area

    Specialty coffee shops in the L.A. area
    Balconi Coffee Description: Small, bright Sawtelle Boulevard cafe that uses multiple roasters (including San Francisco's Ritual and Four Barrel) and specializes in the siphon brewing method. 11301 W. Olympic Blvd., No. 124, Los Angeles, (310) 906-0267,...
  • Larry 'Wild Man' Fischer dies at 66; vagabond singer made albums with Frank Zappa

    Larry 'Wild Man' Fischer dies at 66; vagabond singer made albums with Frank Zappa
    "Wanna buy a song for a dime?" For many startled UCLA students and Sunset Strip sightseers in the 1960s, that was the way Larry "Wild Man" Fischer introduced himself. Anyone who took him up on his offer was rewarded with a brief, bellowing burst of...
  • Stan Ross dies at 82; producer-engineer co-founded Gold Star studio

    Stan Ross dies at 82; producer-engineer co-founded Gold Star studio
    Producer-engineer Stan Ross, who co-founded Hollywood's Gold Star Recording Studio, which has a storied place in rock history as the home of Phil Spector's innovative "Wall of Sound" technique, has died. He was 82. Ross died Friday at Providence St....
  • PASSINGS: Amy Pressman

    PASSINGS: Amy Pressman
    Amy Pressman Founder of Pasadena's Old Town Bakery Amy Pressman, 53, a longtime Southern California chef who founded Pasadena's Old Town Bakery, died early Friday at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena, said her son Sean Weiss. She had esophageal cancer....
  • 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...
  • Margie Petersen dies at 76; co-creator of automotive museum

    Margie Petersen dies at 76; co-creator of automotive museum
    Margie Petersen, a philanthropist who with her late husband, publishing magnate Robert E. Petersen, established the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, has died. She was 76. Petersen, who also served on the museum's board of directors, died Friday...
  • Raw meat, a manly dish in Ethiopia

    Raw meat, a manly dish in Ethiopia
    When tourist James Barker had dinner at the home of his Ethiopian hosts, he knew he'd have to be polite and eat whatever indigenous cuisine they offered him. He didn't know it wouldn't be cooked. Ethiopia is "a nation who generally live[s] on raw meat,...
  • Frances Kuyper dies at 92; pioneer cake decorator was known as the 'Cake Lady'

    Frances Kuyper dies at 92; pioneer cake decorator was known as the 'Cake Lady'
    Frances Kuyper, whose passion for cake decorating earned her the nickname the "Cake Lady" and prompted her to open the world's first cake museum, died July 15 in Los Angeles after a lengthy illness. She was 92. For the last dozen years Kuyper had lived...
  • The food fight over food trucks

    The food fight over food trucks
    The intensity of new-wave food truck craze caught the city of Los Angeles off-guard. For the last two years there has been much, often heated, discussion over how the trucks should be regulated. Even among members of the city council there is debate...
  • Wine of the Week: 2008 Cogno Barbera d'Alba 'Bricco dei Merli'

    Wine of the Week: 2008 Cogno Barbera d'Alba 'Bricco dei Merli'
      2008 Cogno Barbera d'Alba 'Bricco dei Merli' When Barbera is good, it is very, very good. And the 2008 Barbera d'Alba "Bricco dei Merli" is one of those bottles. A deep ruby red, it's soft and velvety on the palate, conjuring up flavors of cassis,...
  • Homeboy Industries pins hopes on chips and salsa

    Homeboy Industries pins hopes on chips and salsa
    The chips are falling into place for Homeboy Industries. The hottest-selling snack item at 256 Ralphs deli sections across Southern California in the first weeks of February wasn't pretzels, or cheese puffs, or pita or bagel crisps. According to the...