The bestselling author shares the roller coaster of seeing his Lincoln Lawyer go from book to big screen.
It’s long been revered as a spirit—now today’s cocktalians are giving the libation a second go-round in eight delectable recipes.
Never underestimate the allure of the English costume drama—a lesson mainstream Hollywood has learned time and again.
With a scope that extends from dark fantasy to tender rom-com, a ravishing ingenue blossoms before our eyes into a leading lady.
Turning out works that meditate on desire and celebrity allows this artist to embrace his twisted, tortured side.
Yeah, we’re talkin’ to Robert De Niro, the unofficial mayor of Gotham.
A new kind of circus is upon us. Gone is the grandiose showmanship, and in its place is one that’s more accessible—more “street,” if you will.
One idiosyncratic getaway takes mechanics to new heights in its aim to be a home where bonding with your loved ones and your surroundings is paramount.
Already front and center herself on the big screen, the actress shares her true passion: the transformative power of the arts on young people.
Forced to reinvent herself, high priestess of L.A. dining Nancy Silverton found there’s no success like proven success.
A farm-to-table reception strikes the perfect notes of abundance, beauty and life, even when the nuptials are in a gay bar turned antiques bazaar.
On HBO’s Boardwalk Empire, Michael Pitt is the consummate damaged soul, but his own wide-eyed ambition that fuels the persona.
Four extraordinary women’s watches that elevate the craft of the timepiece into artful expression.
She’s as big a literary presence as L.A. has at the moment—but a homecooked meal with the author reveals nuances akin to her writing.
Want a better body? One of L.A.'s premier celebrity trainers share her fitness A-to-Z’s. She helped Madonna get her guns—she knows.
Overcoming bullet wounds to his legs was a must-race for track star Bryshon Nellum—and he would not settle for second place.
The battle against breast cancer continues unabated on all fronts—we go to the experts for a checkup to see how itÆs doing.
Inside the art and science of aging gracefully—and rest assured it's a whole lot of both.
With African tribal artifacts and homegrown L.A. pieces, Ernie and Diane Wolfe’s wonderfully eccentric house suits the idiosyncratic couple to a T.
Lucas Paya reveres tradition, yet his mixology always breaks ground—as evidenced in the Spanish Golden Ale he makes just for LA.
The Top Chef master sits down with the Pulitzer-winning food writer to savor what’s next on his menu.
Lari Pittman is quite comfortable, thank you, with the vivid contradictions that come through in his character—and his art.
An indulgent assortment of fall fashion accessories inspired by an array of nature's most unique and beautiful creatures.
With 10 films on tap, Milla Jovovich sits down for a Q&A on the perils of 3-D and shedding that “model turned actress” label.
USC football fans are shocked—shocked!—by their school's severe NCAA sanctions...Turns out they shouldn't be.
The best food and wine festival you've never heard of? It's right next door in Baja...but it's a hard ticket to score.
Sure, they're sour-tasting elixirs made from mashed herbs—but thanks to the craft-cocktail movement, the time for amari in the States has never been better.
Synchro-swim group the Aqualillies channel old Hollywood glamour as they ride the wake of megastar mermaid Esther Williams.
All-Star Dodger Andre Ethier has embraced L.A. in unexpected ways. In our exclusive interview, he dishes on family, faith, fashion...and his favorite foods.
The Mad Men and Community actress gets positively frisky in a sit-down on the playful side of Hollywood.
For photographer Emily Shur, the eerie wonder of cell phone towers have become the new classic landscape.
Sonia Eram never advertises her Bev Hills store, Mameg, and still she has become L.A.’s most highly educated, under-the-radar fashion arbiter.
Jonathan Gold is America’s top food critic, compassionately exploring L.A.’s global fare, treating taco trucks with the same reverence as a Michelin-rated restaurant.
Can real-estate development be a path to progressive social action? Frederick and Laurie Samitaur-Smith believe so and are proving it in Culver City.
After 30 years as a curator and gallerist, Deitch signs on at MOCA to continue his constantly evolving dialogue about art, life and the cultural landscape.
Fired-copper hair, vanilla-malt skin, five feet eight inches of packed va-va-voom—Mad Men’s alpha babe talks Hollywood, Tom Waits worship and becoming a living doll.
Unlike other sports, same-sex dancing is unique to the Gay Games and Steve Valentine and Robert Tristan are serious contenders.
Takes a catbird seat at the table of the sure-to-be hilarious Dinner for Schmucks.
Tom Selleck is one of Hollywood's best westerners. Now, with an induction into the Cowboy Hall of Fame, turns out he doesn't just talk the talk.
Perhaps owing to its eyebrow-raising moniker, this blend of hip-hop-infused dance, music and style is all about youth, sound and a truly distinctive look.
Who will be the next great indie band in L.A.? Our pundits weigh in with their picks.
The ArcLight extends its reign over L.A. movie theaters with a new branch in Pasadena.
If you are looking for a great cup of java, check out these recommendations from our resident coffee connoisseurs.
Has the specialization of coffee has slipped into the realm of pretension...at the sake of plain old good taste?
Pierre Koenig’s modern-architecture masterpiece Case Study House No. 21 exhibits global balance with an owner who showcases Eastern art through a series of visiting installations.
Robert Stone sets his sights on the stories buildings tell, the personal and cultural iconography they manifest—and even the feelings they evoke.
Water Entertainment Technologies is arguably the most advanced design firm of its kind. Even if you don’t know the name, you’ve likely seen its handiwork.
Owner of ChersonProm, Sykes dreams of design that is moving in every sense of the word—and everything he turns out proves it.
Proof that two halves do make a whole, especially when it comes to designing spectacular elemental furniture.
Kobe Bryant strikes an elegant pose as he fields questions on his basketball mortality and getting used to flying in helicopters.