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Takeout, delivery, creativity put food on the table during COVID-19 isolation

Takeout, delivery, creativity put food on the table during COVID-19 isolation

| April 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

The other day last month I attempted to do my grocery shopping before work. Not so long ago, it was perfectly reasonable to expect that one could run into the store, grab a package of chicken breasts and a bag of Brussels sprouts, pay and go in short order. Not so in these times of […]

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See art, visit area museums, virtually

See art, visit area museums, virtually

| April 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

Just because museums are closed doesn’t mean patrons can’t still experience a stroll through them virtually, and from the comfort of their homes. Following are some of the virtual experiences that museums have lined up for their online visitors. The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures does not officially open until this coming December; however, pieces […]

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Beloved Bergin’s remains the same. Whew!

Beloved Bergin’s remains the same. Whew!

| March 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

Unlike the little house in Disney/Pixar’s movie “Up,” Tom Bergin’s Irish Pub won’t be at risk of a balloon bouquet lifting it off to the great unknown. But the Tudor-Revival-style structure, which has weathered several openings and closings in its 84-year history, feels like it’s from another era, being threatened by growth and looming high-rises […]

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Drago, best Italian in the Mile, inside and on the outdoor patio

Drago, best Italian in the Mile, inside and on the outdoor patio

| March 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

The weather in Los Angeles has been all over the temperature map recently, but we’ve had enough unseasonably warm days that it was with great anticipation that I headed to Drago Ristorante, the Sicilian-leaning eatery in the Petersen Museum, to try dinner on their new patio. At least that was my hope. In fact, even […]

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New bars, restaurants on La Brea south of Wilshire

New bars, restaurants on La Brea south of Wilshire

| March 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

Met Him at a Bar recently opened across from its sister site, Met Her at a Bar, at the corner of Eighth Street. Also at the corner of La Brea Ave. at Eighth are the Tokyo-style Sake House Miro, 809 S. La Brea Ave. and the newly opened Roji Bakery, 807 S. La Brea Ave. […]

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Swordswoman, ghosts, a fond farewell

Swordswoman, ghosts, a fond farewell

| March 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

Revenge Song: A Vampire Cowboys Creation by Qui Nguyen (“Vietgone”) tells the story of Julie D’Aubigny (played by Margaret Odette), a real-life 17th-century queer swordswoman / opera singer. This is a rousing, romping, music-filled work that follows our heroine on her voyage of self-discovery and acceptance. The play blends rock and rap, in a melding […]

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