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Savage Beauty
June 2012

Savage Beauty

Blake Lively makes her move as the quintessential kick-ass chick in Oliver Stone's gritty Savages

Lady Liberty
June 2012

Lady Liberty

Jazz is only the beginning for Esperanza Spalding

View Finder
May 2012

View Finder

A house redo in Santa Ynez takes its cues from the surrounding idyllic countryside

Year of the Dragon
May 2012

Year of the Dragon

Game of Thrones’ Emilia Clarke has television—and Hollywood—all fired up

More Than Mystery Restaurants
April 2012

More Than Mystery Restaurants

> Köttbaren +46 (0) 8 505 244 26 / kottbaren.se Part of a surge in...

Tails of the City
April 2012

Tails of the City

Noir comes on little cat feet; a graphic story penned especially for LA readers

The Way of the Gun
April 2012

The Way of the Gun

The crime-fiction heroes of noir’s most popular writers opine on the steely tools of their trade

Avenging Angel
April 2012

Avenging Angel

The Killing’s Mireille Enos shows the world her bright side

Ticket to Ride
March 2012

Ticket to Ride

Dive into spring fashion’s riot of color, set to the backdrop of Six Flags Magic Mountain

Spellbound
March 2012

Spellbound

Mirror Mirror’s Lily Collins—meet the very real girl behind a fairy-tale role

Spy  Work
February 2012

Spy Work

For Gary Oldman, a long-deserved Oscar nomination is nice, but it’s really all about the work

Merry Prankster
February 2012

Merry Prankster

Joking around with George Clooney—no, seriously—as his A-list friends tell tales on his wicked sense of humor

Viola
February 2012

Viola

Actress Viola Davis talks Hollywood, humility and digging deep to help others

Left in the Past
February 2012

Left in the Past

Roy M. Brewer explores Ronald Reagan’s far-from-conservative early days—hear the former president in archival tapes

Twist of Fate
February 2012

Twist of Fate

Reality reimagined as art, as American Idol stunner Katharine McPhee comes to TV with a Smash

In the Abstract
January 2012

In the Abstract

The genius of Ellsworth Kelly on display in Los Angeles not once but twice

Noble Acts
January 2012

Noble Acts

She bewitches and beguiles in PBS’ Downton Abbey, but just who is Michelle Dockery, the girl behind the impervious Lady Mary?

Back to Shul
December 2011

Back to Shul

The reimagining of Beverly Hills’ Temple Emanuel is the perfect intersection of hallowed and forward thinking.

I Spy
December 2011

I Spy

George Clooney on how he turned paparazzi tactics on their ear and forged a mission of mercy to prevent African atrocities.

Potter’s Field
November 2011

Potter’s Field

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

Chef’s Table Nobu Matsuhisa RESTAURANTS: MATSUHISA and NOBU
November 2011

Chef’s Table Nobu Matsuhisa
RESTAURANTS: MATSUHISA and NOBU

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

Chef’s Table Nancy Silverton RESTAURANTS: OSTERIA MOZZA and PIZZA MOZZA
November 2011

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...

Chef’s Table Suzanne Goin RESTAURANTS: LUCQUES and TAVERN
November 2011

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...

Chef’s Table Michael Cimarusti RESTAURANT: PROVIDENCE
November 2011

Chef’s Table Michael Cimarusti
RESTAURANT: PROVIDENCE

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

Chef’s Table Rick Bayless RESTAURANT: RED O
November 2011

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...

Chef’s Table Thomas Keller RESTAURANT: BOUCHON BEVERLY HILLS
November 2011

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...

Chef’s Table
November 2011

Chef’s Table

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

Bolt Action
November 2011

Bolt Action

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

Love Shack
October 2011

Love Shack

Just a little old place in Los Feliz for a designing couple to transform into a home.

Five Yards at a Time
October 2011

Five Yards at a Time

The phenomenon of UCLA running back Derrick Coleman Jr. goes far beyond remarkable ball handling.

Best Suited
October 2011

Best Suited

Amber Heard is in the driver’s seat onscreen and off, defying expectations at every turn.

Goddess of Chocolate
September 2011

Goddess of Chocolate

Valerie Gordon is L.A.’s high priestess of confections—step inside her world.

Meet the Archers
September 2011

Meet the Archers

A trio of Los Angeles designers that defies categorization and eschews trends duly rises from under the radar.

Scene Stealers
September 2011

Scene Stealers

Four female faces of film most likely to succeed: Jessica Chastain, Deborah Ann Woll, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Imogen Poots.

Cool Factor
August 2011

Cool Factor

Nothing’s better in August than a tall, cold one—see how bartenders across the U.S. take the pause that refreshes.

Bay Watch Retail
July 2011

Bay Watch Retail

by ELIZABETH HUGHES My Dutch Bike / mydutchbike.com Owners Oscar Mulder—whose great-grandfather hailed from the...

A Cut Above
July 2011

A Cut Above

Hairstylist Chris McMillan partners with designer Trip Haenisch to create his eclectic WeHo redoubt.

A Foot in Two Worlds
July 2011

A Foot in Two Worlds

For Olivia Wilde, Hollywood glam is a productive means to a philanthropic end.

Hooked
June 2011

Hooked

The name Skylar Grey may not ring a bell just yet, but she’s backed up the biggies and is now ready to shine.

High and Mighty
May 2011

High and Mighty

The new bridge over the river Colorado wasn’t designed as a work of art, but necessity became the mother to grandeur.

Act 2
May 2011

Act 2

Architect Roy McMakin and garden designer Art Luna find an owner who revels in the theory that even a landmark house needs to change with the times.

Starship Enterprise
May 2011

Starship Enterprise

Windowless, wrapped in a skin of panels and holding the collection of world’s richest man Carlos Slim Helú, Soumaya Museum brings a new kind of attraction to Mexico City.

Broken Promise
April 2011

Broken Promise

Gold fever grips the mountains of Peru...but some pay the ultimate price for a dream that may never come to fruition.

Pretty Tough
April 2011

Pretty Tough

Originally victims and femme fatales, the women of today’s mystery fiction are now as damaged and complex as their male counterparts.

Evan Rachel Wood  Nobody’s Baby
April 2011

Evan Rachel Wood Nobody’s Baby

The actress defies Hollywood expectations as a young ingenue through seasoned poise and an almost uncanny range.

Dark Passages
April 2011

Dark Passages

First and foremost a scholar in noir, Otto Penzler picks his 10 favorite lines from the best the genre has to offer on the silver screen.

The Kings Play the Youth Card
March 2011

The Kings Play the Youth Card

Marquee players cut no ice with GM Dean Lombardi, who says he has just the players he needs for a rally with Sir Stanley.

Printed Matter
March 2011

Printed Matter

A library of design surprises awaits at vintage-furniture emporium Reform.

The Next Factor
March 2011

The Next Factor

Move over, Ryan and Jake—make way for Hollywood’s leading men to-be. The It factor is pulsating in these guys.

Some Like It Op
March 2011

Some Like It Op

Everything old is new again in spring fashion, as striking graphic patterns emerge anew in a deluge of prints.