Yes Plz delivers news with its morning coffee

Even in this age of peak coffee nerdiness (barista championships, coffee omakase solutions) the actual stuff remains, to a lot of of us, a drink of utility. As gas is to the...

What’s brewing in Chinatown: a microguide to 4 special coffee bars

Chinatown right now is a neighborhood in flux, a spot of cultural collision with new power, new entrepreneurs, and cultures from about the globe. But its history goes back generations and there...

Californians fume over PG&E power outage: ‘A humongous inconvenience’

Millions of Californians could spend days without power as the state’s largest utility continues shutting off electricity in a desperate attempt to avoid wildfires sparked by windblown power lines.The first power cutoffs, affecting...

Gallavich is back! ‘Shameless’ on Showtime boss on what to anticipate

John Wells is the sort of Television viewer most showrunners dread. The veteran writer and producer, now showrunner of Showtime’s “Shameless,” is as overwhelmed as the rest of us by the...

Trish Rothgeb coined ‘third wave’ — and is now seeking toward coffee’s future

When Trish Rothgeb coined the term “third-wave coffee” in 2002, she didn’t know it would be utilized to define an whole era in the coffee market. Rothgeb was living in Oslo at the time,...

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...

Can U.S. customers save paper recycling, a single straw or Television dinner tray at...

The epiphany came when a particular coffee chain began replacing plastic straws with paper ones. In spite of increasingly dire warnings about Texas-size islands of plastic in the world’s oceans, the sudden...

Can L.A.’s only LGBTQ-focused coffee shop survive?

Just before she leaves her property in a dress or skirt, or something else perceived as feminine, Willow Fields braces for a difficult day.At ideal, she expects to be gawked at and...

The Kona coffee you acquire from Costco and Walmart? It may be fake

Kona coffee, prized for what Mark Twain as soon as named “a richer flavor than any other,” grows on the cloud-wreathed western flanks of Hawaii’s Huge Island volcanoes.The distinctive red beans are...

Newsletter: Athletic director resigns at scandal-plagued USC

Great morning, and welcome to the Important California newsletter. It is Tuesday, Sept. 10, and I’m writing from Los Angeles.Get the Important California newsletter »Someday, in the not-terribly-distant future, we’ll in all...