November 2011

November 2011

Editor’s Letter—November 2011

Editor’s Letter—November 2011

From chefs to stars, people are dishing this month. See what’s being served.

Categories: Books / Celebrities / Editor's Letter / Film / Interviews

Q+LA Ellen Barkin

Q+LA Ellen Barkin

Opinionated in a way only a dyed-in-the-wool Bronx native can be.

Categories: Celebrities / Film / Interviews / Q + LA

50+ Main Titles: 1970–89

50+ Main Titles: 1970–89

The show before the show, part two. Play classic prime-time TV opening sequences, then vote for number one.

Categories: 50

Unraveling Anne

Unraveling Anne

A daughter’s search for the story behind her mother’s tragic path leads to a uniquely heartfelt understanding.

Categories: L.A. History / Personal Space / Photos / Pictorials

Culture(d)—November 2011

Culture(d)—November 2011

In the realm of arts + ideas: A noncolor color gets its due, Destroy All Monsters lives—and Quarterly Co. gives a piece of the Web.

Categories: Art / Books / Culture / culture(d)

Gimlet Eye

Gimlet Eye

New York crime photographer Weegee looked forward to coming west to ply his trade in Hollywood—until he got here.

Categories: Art / Celebrities / City of Angels / Culture / First Look / Photos / Pictorials / Profiles

IMAGE Screen Gems

IMAGE Screen Gems

The legendary house of Verdura re-creates Hollywood’s golden age with a line of jewelry that tips its hat to the beauties of yore.

Categories: Accessories / Celebrities / Fashion / Photos / Pictorials / Style

IMAGE: UNZIPPED Heat Seekers

IMAGE: UNZIPPED Heat Seekers

Quizzical but genius fashion trends of fall: the peep-toe-boot, goat’s gift to the greater good and the marriage of hoodie and scarf.

Categories: Departments / Design / Fashion / Style

IMAGE: APPEARANCES Natural Fit

IMAGE: APPEARANCES Natural Fit

Donna Karan builds an Urban Zen oasis in L.A., with groundbreaking fashions and accessories sourced from around the globe.

Categories: Accessories / Celebrities / Design / Fashion / Photos / Pictorials / Style

IMAGE: Uncommon Scents Eau Naturel

IMAGE: Uncommon Scents Eau Naturel

A growing group of perfumers are eschewing the trend of synthetics and working with scents that truly distill the essences of nature.

Categories: Shopping / Style / Uncommon Scents

Bolt Action

Bolt Action

With big roles in The Three Musketeers, Immortals and The Hobbit, the time is now for Luke Evans.

Categories: Celebrities / Feature Story / Film / Photos / Pictorials / Profiles

Chef’s Table

Chef’s Table

What do culinary stars serve when they entertain at home? Five of the city’s best answer the question—with recipes.

Categories: Celebrities / Entertaining / Feature Story / Food / Recipes / Shopping

Chef’s Table Thomas Keller RESTAURANT: BOUCHON BEVERLY HILLS

Chef’s Table Thomas Keller
RESTAURANT: BOUCHON BEVERLY HILLS

BRAISED BEEF BRISKET RILLETTES Keller usually takes a pragmatic approach to master-chef entertaining: He dines...

Categories: Feature Story

Chef’s Table Rick Bayless RESTAURANT: RED O

Chef’s Table Rick Bayless
RESTAURANT: RED O

ACHIOTE FISH BAKED IN BANANA LEAVES The interminable chef-as-host dilemma? Palate fatigue. “I’m tired of...

Categories: Feature Story

Chef’s Table Michael Cimarusti RESTAURANT: PROVIDENCE

Chef’s Table Michael Cimarusti
RESTAURANT: PROVIDENCE

MARINATED ARTICHOKES WITH ANCHOVIES À LA GRECQUE Retail fishmonger options rarely meet the restaurant standards...

Categories: Feature Story

Chef’s Table Suzanne Goin RESTAURANTS: LUCQUES and TAVERN

Chef’s Table Suzanne Goin
RESTAURANTS: LUCQUES and TAVERN

MUSTARD-GRILLED PORK CHOPS With three children at home, Goin and husband David Lentz of the...

Categories: Feature Story

Chef’s Table Nancy Silverton RESTAURANTS: OSTERIA MOZZA and PIZZA MOZZA

Chef’s Table Nancy Silverton
RESTAURANTS: OSTERIA MOZZA and PIZZA MOZZA

BLACK-OLIVE TAPENADE AND FETT'UNTA Silverton’s Mediterranean culinary devotion extends to her home fridge, where this...

Categories: Feature Story

Chef’s Table Nobu Matsuhisa RESTAURANTS: MATSUHISA and NOBU

Chef’s Table Nobu Matsuhisa
RESTAURANTS: MATSUHISA and NOBU

SALMON WITH GENMAI (BROWN RICE) SALSA Matsuhisa spends most of his time these days traveling...

Categories: Feature Story

Potter’s Field

Potter’s Field

Multimedia artist Geoff McFetridge’s collaboration with Heath Ceramics marks an intriguing shift for both.

Categories: Accessories / Art / Culture / Design / Feature Story / Photos / Pictorials

Once Bitten

Once Bitten

How Carter Burwell conjured up the atmospheric strains of the Twilight climax, Breaking Dawn.

Categories: Celebrities / Music / Sound Check

Social Studies—November 2011

Social Studies—November 2011

by Jean-Philippe Delhomme

Categories: Culture / Social Studies