Welcome these newcomers to 2019’s 101 Best Restaurants in Los Angeles list

Nearly a quarter of the 2019 edition of 101 Best Restaurants in L.A. are newcomers. Many — but not all of them — reflect reviews of newer restaurants published over the last year...

Holiday books: 19 mesmerizing coffee table titles

Photo collections to peruse and ponder: Snoopy, ‘Star Trek,’ high art, cultural icons and cabin porn. Coffee Table Books The Living Bird 100 Years of Listening to Nature the Cornell Lab of Ornithology Mountaineers books, $29.95 Vyn’s...

Finest way to see L.A.’s enormous bargain gear and snow sports show

Ski Dazzle, the significant bargain gear and snow sports show, comes to Los Angeles in early December in a significant way. It covers a whopping 160,000 square feet, the equivalent of extra...

Robin Thicke tries to come back from ‘Blurred Lines’ on ‘Masked Singer’

The goofy idea. The bizarre costumes. The extremely quick list of singers who’ve returned effectively to music from reality tv. Even with his profession at a historic low point, Robin Thicke knew...

Laura Owens speaks volumes with her Matthew Marks Gallery show

Final year, Laura Owens went major.Her midcareer survey, organized by the Whitney Museum of American Art, filled six significant galleries and a couple of extended hallways at the Museum of Modern Art...

12 Days of Vacation Cookies: Chocolate Chunk Cookies With Coconut Sugar and Puffed Rice

For a lot of persons, chocolate chip cookies are all about the chocolate. Me, I like the molasses-y flavor of the brown sugar dough that surrounds it.To play off of that flavor...

12 Days of Vacation Cookies: Golden Oat Milk Creme Pies

Small Debbie’s oatmeal creme pies have been my favored sandwich cookies in childhood. That chewy-tender cookie sandwiching a softer-than-Oreo-filling “creme” was irresistible any time I passed a vending machine promoting them.To make...

What do California voters think of Michael Bloomberg?

We’re back to 18. Eighteen Democrats seeking the party’s presidential nomination, trying to get some, any, voter attention before the caucuses and primaries begin.The latest late entry to etch his name on the...

Best songs about L.A.: 25 classics

Despite the volume and variety of lyrical references, a Google search of “songs about L.A.” invariably turns up the same dozen songs, “I Love L.A.,” “Straight Outta Compton,” “Free Fallin’” and “All I...

Luc Robitaille tends to make the rounds maintain the Kings relevant

The most well-liked man in the Kings’ organization wears a trim gray coat and navy blue tie as he races about Staples Center.It is a current Saturday afternoon. Puck drop is two...