December 2010

December 2010

Editor’s Letter—December 2010

Editor’s Letter—December 2010

Our final issue of 2010 offers stunning architecture, a circus of amazement, the cusp of fashion, saucy cuisine—and gift ideas for the pickiest people in your life.

Categories: Editor's Letter

Q + LA Geoffrey Rush

Q + LA Geoffrey Rush

With an Emmy, Oscar and Tony behind him, the oh so proper actor stands poised for a second Academy Award, if the buzz surrounding The King’s Speech is on target. He lets us into his world.

Categories: Celebrities / Conversations / Film / Interviews / Q + LA

50: Snow Domes

50: Snow Domes

California landmarks preserved in mini winter wonderlands. Shake...and awe.

Categories: 50 / City Landmarks / City of Angels / L.A. History

Veni, Vidi, Vici!

Veni, Vidi, Vici!

Los Angeles has always had Italian restaurants, but after these paisans hit town, everything changed.

Categories: Food / Food + Wine / My L.A. / Photos / Pictorials

Culture(d)—December 2010

Culture(d)—December 2010

Los Angeles Times critics, writers and contributors share their 2010 moment of transcendence.

Categories: Accessories / culture(d) / Design / Fashion / Film / Interior / Music / Style

Something in the Air

Something in the Air

With an enthusiasm once reserved for the ladies, men today have gone boldly into the realm of scents and sensibility.

Categories: Accessories / Beauty / Style / Uncommon Scents

Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday Gift Guide

The second annual compendium of unique holiday gifts for the pickiest people in your life, each sure to hit just the right note.

Categories: Art / Entertaining / Fashion / Gifts / Interior / Interiors+Interior Design / Photos

No Boundaries Kerry Washington

No Boundaries Kerry Washington

Already front and center herself on the big screen, the actress shares her true passion: the transformative power of the arts on young people.

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

Social Engineering

Social Engineering

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.

Categories: Architecture / Feature Story / Photos / Pictorials

Balancing Act Troupe Vertigo

Balancing Act Troupe Vertigo

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.

Categories: Feature Story / Photos / Pictorials / Sports / Style

Video Troupe Vertigo

Video Troupe Vertigo

See the magical elements that make this street-style circus larger than the sum of its parts.

Categories: Music / Sports / Style / Video

Calabrian Bomb

Calabrian Bomb

When chef extraordinaire Nancy Silverton wants to kick things up in the kitchen, she has a go-to ingredient—plus, a signature recipe.

Categories: Food / Pantry / Recipes

Apricot Dreams

Apricot Dreams

The apricot is one of California’s most luscious fruits, and while its season may end in summer, its liqueurs can be enjoyed year-round.

Categories: By the Glass / Cocktails / Recipes

Intrepid Traveler Big Night Out

Intrepid Traveler Big Night Out

For an over-the-top New Year’s Eve, there is still one go-to destination: Vegas, baby...Vegas.

Categories: Cocktails / Drinks / Intrepid Traveler / Music / Photos / Pictorials

Social Studies

Social Studies

by Jean-Philippe Delhomme

Categories: Social Studies