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A New Paradigm? Now Serving: A Nice Dose of Healthy and a Healthy Dose of Nice

Neil Zevnik | Posted 07.19.2011 | Los Angeles
Neil Zevnik

This is the new face of chain restaurants: individual concepts, adapted to specific locales and audiences, with none of the anonymous mediocrity that made "chain" a dirty word in epicurean circles.

Broodwork's: It's About Time and Talking to Strangers

Alla Kazovsky | Posted 07.05.2011 | Arts
Alla Kazovsky

2011-05-05-broodwork.gifKnowing that Brookwork is all about "inspiration from spending time with my kids," I was all anticipation. Being there with my sixteen-year-old framed and enhanced the experience.

Man Arrested In Connection With Blast Outside Synagogue

AP | Posted 06.11.2011 | Los Angeles

SANTA MONICA, Calif. -- An Ohio rabbi who became suspicious of a man asking for a place to stay led police to the arrest late Monday of the suspect in...

Police Say Blast Outside Synagogue Caused By Homemade Explosive Device

AP | By ANDREW DALTON | Posted 06.08.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- Police are hunting a suspect in a blast outside a California synagogue and community center that was initially believed to be an indust...

PHOTOS: Hans Bellmer's Erotic, Surreal Engravings

Posted 05.28.2011 | Arts

Hans Bellmer was one of the poster-boys of the 'Degenerate Artists' who the Nazis denounced and effectively expelled from Germany in the 1930s. The pa...

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: Battle: Los Angeles

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Think of it as Black Hawk Down meets Independence Day -- a gritty view of the usual "war of the worlds" scenario. We've seen it all before, but does this film make it worth seeing again?

LAX's Poor Excuse for Mass Transit

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

The time has come to give commuters to the world's sixth busiest airport a truly rapid mass transit option.

Nickelodeon: No More 'Hobo' Jokes On iCarly

Joel John Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Joel John Roberts

Nickelodeon, the network that airs the popular teen show, responded by pulling all references to "hobo" off their online media outlets and has committed to no new episodes referring to "hobo".

PHOTOS: Exhibition Spotlight: The Elusive Creativity Of Charles Garabedian

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Charles Garabedian WHAT: Charles Garabedian: A Retrospective WHEN: January 22 - April 17, 2011 WHERE: Santa Barbara Museum of Art 1130...

Report Card: Grading LA's Art Exhibits This Month

Mat Gleason | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Mat Gleason

Been out in the rain and cold (60 degrees at noon in LA is like 30 below anywhere else) looking at lots (but admittedly, not all, and nobody can make ...

Do Artists Need To Be Specialists?

Daniel Grant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Daniel Grant

To achieve recognition, enabling viability in the marketplace, artists must become specialists. Unfortunately, what makes sense in the market defies a basic element of creativity.

Santa Monica's Best Kept Art Secret

globomaestro.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

As strange as it sounds, one of Santa Monica's best-kept secrets is its most thrilling arts center. That's mostly because of its location: right by th...

Flying Through Art Los Angeles Contemporary

Ruthie Abel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Ruthie Abel

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Italian Food Importer Is an Astonishing Best-Kept Secret

Jay Weston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Guidi Marcello is a glorious world of authentic Italian food.

PHOTOS: 6 Hot Valentine's Ideas Across The Country

GloboMaestro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
GloboMaestro

With Valentine's Day around the corner, GloboMaestro asked its insider experts to reveal their most romantic destination spots. From a "Sex and Scien...

HuffPost Haiku Potluck @ Marine Art Salon

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Over the Holidays, on one stormy night while rain and wind were howling and many people had left the city, some HuffPost Arts Bloggers' got together f...

Remembering Howard Zinn

Josh Brolin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Josh Brolin

The impact that Howard Zinn has had on the world of fair, conscientious people is profound, and the impact that he had as a friend will be forever felt by me and by all those that knew him.

PHOTOS: Art Los Angeles Contemporary Invades The Santa Monica Airport

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHAT: Art Los Angeles Contemporary WHO: Art Los Angeles Contemporary director Tim Fleming, Ben Bourgeois, China Chow, Waldo Fernandez, Jennifer and P...

Foodie Time in Los Angeles

Ondine Cohane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Ondine Cohane

I'm struck by how the food scene in Los Angeles -- from food trucks to rising chef stars -- has evolved these last few years. A recent trip only added to that impression.

Why I Renovated One of LA's Cultural and Architectural Icons

Tamie Adaya | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Tamie Adaya

My father purchased the Hotel Shangri-La in Santa Monica in 1983 and I had the privilege of growing up in and around an LA institution.

The Beauty (and Charity) of Travel Coincidence

Marie Elena Martinez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marie Elena Martinez

I was spending a rainy week in Santa Monica when I decided to take a yoga class one afternoon. I sat down with Ally Hamilton to talk about the Zen lifestyle of Santa Monica.

Haiku Reviews: Dudamel, Highways, Germans And Cults | Los Angeles, Santa Monica, San Francisco

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

HuffPost Arts' Haiku Reviews is a weekly feature where invited critics review exhibitions and performances in short form. Some will be in the traditio...

PLAN ForYourArt: January 13-19

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

There has never been more worldwide attention to the creative culture of Los Angeles.

Chef Richard Sandoval Talks About His Newest Restaurant, Venga Venga

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Chef Richard Sandoval now has five of his famed modern Mexican restaurants in Colorado with the December 10th opening of his newest, Venga Venga, in A...

THE SKINNY: Baldessari, Pettibon, And 'The Power Of Ten' On View Santa Monica Museum Of Art

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHAT: The Power of Ten: Take a Chance on Art WHO: Santa Monica Museum of Art WHERE: Santa Monica Museum of Art Bergamot Station G1 2525 Michigan Ave...