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WEB EXCLUSIVE Spin City
June 2012

WEB EXCLUSIVE Spin City

A trio of new labels is home to L.A.’s best dance music

Vermouth
June 2012

Vermouth

Karen and Quinn Hatfield show off the venerable fortified wine’s culinary side

Open+Shut
June 2012

Open+Shut

One house in the hills of Echo Park proves itself a model of adaptable architecture

Rhum Agricole
June 2012

Rhum Agricole

A pilgrimage to Martinique finds cane consummated as a heavenly spirit made from freshly pressed sugarcane wine

IMAGE: XY FACTOR Defiant One
June 2012

IMAGE: XY FACTOR Defiant One

Menswear styles come and go, but the iconic Schott Perfecto lives to tell

Lady Liberty
June 2012

Lady Liberty

Jazz is only the beginning for Esperanza Spalding

50 Johnnys
June 2012

50 Johnnys

Ever since Chuck Berry’s country boy who plays guitar “just like ringin’ a bell,” the name has been rock ’n’ roll gold

Editor’s Letter—June 2012
June 2012

Editor’s Letter—
June 2012

If music be the food of love, play on--an issue dedicated to the love of music and the arts. An LA swan song

French Connection
May 2012

French Connection

WEB EXCLUSIVE: French spirits star in the mixed-drink recipes at Steve Livigni and Pablo Moix’s Pour Vous

Promised Land
May 2012

Promised Land

Century-old Llano del Rio—one man’s great hope for a Southern California Socialist utopia

View Finder
May 2012

View Finder

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

Modernist Missionary
May 2012

Modernist Missionary

Renaissance man Michael Boyd goes from collector to creator supreme with his new PLANEfurniture

House Proud
May 2012

House Proud

Style, spirit and taste—and premier designer Jane Hallworth—define the late Laura Ziskin’s Santa Monica home

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 Retail
April 2012

More Than Mystery Retail

Snickarbaken 7 No phone / snickarbacken7.se A new one-stop shop for art, design, fashion, coffee...

More Than Mystery Bars
April 2012

More Than Mystery Bars

2.35.1 Cocktail: Cosmopolitan +46 (0) 8 566 322 00 / berns.se Music takes center stage...

More Than Mystery Restaurants
April 2012

More Than Mystery Restaurants

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

More Than Mystery Hotels
April 2012

More Than Mystery Hotels

Nobis Hotel +46 (0) 8 614 10 00 / nobishotel.se The philosophy here is subtle...

Avenging Angel
April 2012

Avenging Angel

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

Nigella Seed
March 2012

Nigella Seed

Farmshop’s Jeff Cerciello shares an ancient secret—and a recipe for avocado hummus

Ways of Seeing
March 2012

Ways of Seeing

The confluence of art display and living area in a Westside home creates harmony between art and domesticity

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

IMAGE: Appearances Rock Star
March 2012

IMAGE: Appearances Rock Star

Tilda Swinton shines for Pomellato—and shares the secrets of her style

Color My World
March 2012

Color My World

Palm Springs’ new kid on the hotel block, the Saguaro, is a bright and happy place

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

Feat of Clay
February 2012

Feat of Clay

Ceramist Antoinette Faragallah crafts phantasmagoric creations etching their way into high design

Twist of Fate
February 2012

Twist of Fate

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

Piment d’Espelette
January 2012

Piment d’Espelette

Spicy meets sweet in Ludo Lefebvre’s latest confection

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?

PANTRY: Maize
December 2011

PANTRY: Maize

John Rivera Sedlar’s fresh-corn tortillas are a sublime use of the quotidian grain—now he shows how you can make them at home.

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.

IMAGE: XY FACTOR Jock Rocks
December 2011

IMAGE: XY FACTOR Jock Rocks

Geologically inspired jewelry from Kimberly McDonald takes a leap across gender lines.

IMAGE: APPEARANCES Brand Identity
December 2011

IMAGE: APPEARANCES Brand Identity

Christopher Bailey’s master plan for taking Burberry where it’s not gone before.

Potter’s Field
November 2011

Potter’s Field

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

Bolt Action
November 2011

Bolt Action

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

IMAGE: APPEARANCES Natural Fit
November 2011

IMAGE: APPEARANCES Natural Fit

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

IMAGE Screen Gems
November 2011

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.

Gimlet Eye
November 2011

Gimlet Eye

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

Unraveling Anne
November 2011

Unraveling Anne

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

Northern Exposure Retail
October 2011

Northern Exposure Retail

by JOANNE BLAIN Barbara-Jo’s Books to Cooks 604-688-6755 / bookstocooks.com A comprehensive collection of cookbooks,...

Northern Exposure Art + Architecture
October 2011

Northern Exposure Art + Architecture

by MAYER RUS Contemporary Art Gallery 604-681-2700 / contemporaryartgallery.ca A show of 1960s work by...

Northern Exposure Cocktails
October 2011

Northern Exposure Cocktails

by JOANNE SASVARI Calabash Bistro Cocktail: Calabash Dark and Stormy 604-568-5882 / calabashbistro.com A slice...

Northern Exposure Restaurants
October 2011

Northern Exposure Restaurants

by MIA STAINSBY L’Abattoir 604-568-1701 / labattoir.ca Chef Lee Cooper is clearly a disciple of...

Northern Exposure Hotels
October 2011

Northern Exposure Hotels

by JOANNE BLAIN Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel 877-900-5350 / fairmont.com/pacificrim Opened just in time for...

Balsamic
October 2011

Balsamic

One chef proves aged Italian vinegar wields the power to uniquely juxtapose flavors.