September 2008

September 2008

City of Hope

City of Hope

Fulbright scholar and Harvard Law School graduate Andrew Bridge writes about growing up in L.A.'s fostercare system.

Categories: My L.A. / Personal Space

50: Pairs

50: Pairs

For the style-obsessed Southland, it's no surprise SoCal prefers to puts its best foot forward. See 50 photos of Angelenos' finest footwear—from Stella McCartney to homemade Converse.

Categories: 50

What Larry David Wants

What Larry David Wants

The star of Curb Your Enthusiasm talks with David Steinberg about success, audiences and wearing a chauffeur’s cap.

Categories: Celebrities / Humor / Interviews / The Ear / TV

No Grunts, Please

No Grunts, Please

Ugly Betty producer Silvio Horta reveals that the path to success in Hollywood is paved with good assistants—if you can find one.

Categories: Business / Hollywood Rules / TV

Beyond Ballroom

Beyond Ballroom

L.A.'s flourishing dance scene moves to a varied multicultural rhythm, offering classes in everything from tango to capoeira.

Categories: Culture / Dance / Feature Story / Photos

The Comeback Kid

The Comeback Kid

With Rick Neuheisel as UCLA's new head football coach, how worried is USC's Pete Carroll about how his Trojans will fare?

Categories: Feature Story / Sports

Dining Out: Behavior Tips

Dining Out: Behavior Tips

The host of Chelsea Lately offers her humorous take on how to properly tip—and treat—your waiters and waitresses.

Categories: Humor / Manners Matter

Obamas Better Half

Obama's Better Half

Michelle talks with Editor in Chief Annie Gilbar about raising Sasha and Malia, finding alone time with Barack, and more.

Categories: Feature Story / Interviews / Parenting / Politics / Relationships

Straight Outta Cali

Straight Outta Cali

Fashion designer Rick Owens opens up about his early days in Los Angeles and his sources of inspiration.

Categories: Fashion / Photos / Pictorials

Briny Depth

Briny Depth

Beneath its spiky exterior, the California sea urchin has a velvety, delicious heart of gold.

Categories: Feature Story / Food / Local Travel / Photos / Pictorials

Catbird Seat

Catbird Seat

Avant-garde painter Rosson Crow talks about her recent success and her love of Los Angeles.

Categories: Art / Feature Story

Hunt and Seek

Hunt and Seek

Hunting for the best ingredients in L.A., from James Birch's arugula at the Santa Monica farmers' market to the Cheese Store in Beverly Hills—and beyond.

Categories: Drinks / Food / I'm Still Hungry

Stalwart Surprises

Stalwart Surprises

Sonoma's Lioco Winery produces the deliciousness only California wines can deliver. Meet the men behind the Chardonnays, Pinots and standout Carignan.

Categories: By the Glass / Drinks

Trampled Shiso Martini

Trampled Shiso Martini

What happens when vermouth, vodka and shiso, the herb with hints of mint, basil and fennel seed, get mixed together? Japanese shiso martinis, the perfect late-summer libation.

Categories: Drinks / Recipes

The Kid Stays in the Picture

The Kid Stays in the Picture

Inside Kid Rock's unexpectedly serene Malibu hideout, described as "luxury and practicality with a naughty rock-star twist."

Categories: Interiors+Interior Design / Music / Photos / Pictorials

Riding Tall with Compton’s Jr. Posse

Riding Tall with Compton’s Jr. Posse

In 1988, Mayisha Akbar founded an after-school equestrian program that gives inner-city kids a running start.

Categories: City Landmarks / City of Angels / Giving Back

A Stroke in Prime Time

A Stroke in Prime Time

At the age of 44, screenwriter Ronnie Wenker-Konner suffered a major stroke—and recovered to tell the tale.

Categories: A Picture of Health / Health+Wellness

The Long Ride Home

The Long Ride Home

Finding the nest empty for the first time in 25 years, Alan Zweibel and wife Robin take a stab at rekindling romance.

Categories: Dating My Husband / Wife / Relationships

Cooking for Izzy

Cooking for Izzy

Robyn Todd ensures her standard poodle eats the finest gourmet dog cuisine—and offers book and shopping recommendations.

Categories: A Dog's Life / Pets

My Favorite Martian

My Favorite Martian

TV producer Garry Marshall explains the overnight success of Mork & Mindy, and the story of how he discovered Robin Williams.

Categories: Back/Story / TV