Chef is a movie about restaurants and food trucks written and directed by Jon Favreau, who also plays the protagonist chef Carl Casper. He worked to accurately portray chefs' lives via little details: His character has multiple forearm tattoos, wears a bandana, and lives in a messy apartment with a ... More >>
Village Voice film editor Alan Scherstuhl and L.A. Weekly film critic Amy Nicholson recommend Neighbors (Seth Rogen, Rose Byrne, Zac Efron) and Godzilla (Bryan Cranston, Godzilla) and are joined by special guest, James Beard Award-winning L.A. Weekly restaurant critic Besha Rodell, who discusses the ... More >>
Boy Meets Sandwich
The sun's out, and you've likely jumped back on the exercise bandwagon. Hungry as a result? Head to one of these food events and replenish your energy.
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Krystal Ball, PoliticanSunday's paper includes a fascinating Style section think-piece entitled "The Facebook Skeletons Come Out" about all of the 2010 politicians with embarrassing photos floating around online. "I think all of us know that politicians would have to confront the Facebook ske ... More >>
But that doesn't mean it's good
Yo, NYC Yaliens, step your game up: the kids working in the Obama administration are the definitive post-grads, and the subject of a massive New York Times magazine feature today entitled, "All the Obama 20-Somethings." They're charged with organizing the lives of the establishment Old Guar ... More >>
Reagan Catholic Peggy Noonan's Wall Street Journal column on the inauguration today is full of tears -- she and the people she describes, or imagines, are constantly saying "your eyes well," "it still grabs your heart," "it catches the throat," etc. She's not talking about mustard gas, but pre-inaug ... More >>
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