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Home of the Day: Spanish style with ornate dressing

Owned by the family behind the stitchery at Embroidery Palace in L.A., this 1927 Spanish-style home near Beverlywood offers a combination of eclectic appeal and vintage charm.  Ornate interiors go for baroque with a custom décor that includes crystal chandeliers, dramatic draperies and gilded finishes....

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  • Cookies for Kids' Cancer, Feast of San Gennaro, Mr. C outdoor movies

    Cookies for Kids' Cancer, Feast of San Gennaro, Mr. C outdoor movies

    The Cookies for Kids' Cancer charity bake sale will take place Sunday at The Grove from 1 to 4 p.m. Brownie Brittle founder Sheila G. Mains and actress Jaime King will host the event, part of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Ian Opina from Church Key, Roger Eggleston of Cavatina at Sunset Marquis,...

  • 7 French spots for a Bastille Day fête

    7 French spots for a Bastille Day fête

    Bastille Day is Monday, July 14, and this weekend bistros around Los Angeles are showing off their French pride. If you want to get back to your French roots, or if you took a year of Francais in high school, or if you just have an immense affinity for cheese, this is the holiday for you. Check...

  • DineL.A. restaurant week: Where to get the best bang for your buck

    DineL.A. restaurant week: Where to get the best bang for your buck

    DineL.A., the two-week Los Angeles restaurant tasting event, is happening July 14 to 27. Eateries around the city are offering special, prix-fixe menus designed to give diners a taste at a discounted price.  Those in the know use DineL.A. as an opportunity to try all the restaurants on their bucket...

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  • Netanyahu likens Iran to Nazi Germany in L.A. speech
    Netanyahu likens Iran to Nazi Germany in L.A. speech

    In a speech to Jewish leaders in Los Angeles on Thursday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu drew parallels between Nazi Germany and Iran, warning of dire consequences if anti-Jewish rhetoric is allowed to go unchecked.

    "There is a regime today that calls daily for our annihilation, openly...

  • Eat your heart out: 6 places to eat heart from Jonathan Gold
    Eat your heart out: 6 places to eat heart from Jonathan Gold

    The heart can be so tender. But as any cook can tell you, it can also be tough – an unforgiving meat that seizes up when you leave it an instant too long on the grill. Do not torture our hearts over a thin, smoky flame. Contemplate instead a fine dinner, with the one you love, of nature’s most...

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    Where to get the best pizza in the city

  • Talk back: Should chickens be sacrificed for religious purposes?
    Talk back: Should chickens be sacrificed for religious purposes?

    For many years, some orthodox Jews have performed ritual chicken sacrifice in the days leading up to Yom Kippur, the Jewish Day of Atonement.

    The practice, known variously as kaparot, kapparot or kaparos, was originally meant to jolt practitioners into recognizing their mortality. Today, some see...

  • All-you-can-eat Ecuadorian pig roast, Calabrian wines, Thai food fest
    All-you-can-eat Ecuadorian pig roast, Calabrian wines, Thai food fest

    Pork, potatoes and more: Never been to an Ecuadorian pig roast? Well, here's your chance. Gastrobus chef-owner Antonio Medina will cook up a fritada en bucay -- a traditional meal that would take place in a public square in Medina's home country of Ecuador. This fritada takes place at Villains...

  • Critic's Choice: Cool, creative ceviche
    Critic's Choice: Cool, creative ceviche

    Is ceviche poised to become as popular as sushi or sashimi in L.A.? It could happen. I'm thinking Ricardo Zarate is onto something as the Peruvian chef (Mo-Chica, Picca) gets ready to open a ceviche concept called Paiche. Raw seafood marinated in lime juice with chiles and cilantro and other elements...

  • Picca

    Picca Rating: two-and-a-half stars Rating is based on food, service and ambience, with price taken into account in relation to quality. ****: Outstanding on every level. ***: Excellent. **: Very good. *: Good. No star: Poor to satisfactory. Location: 9575 Pico Blvd. (between Beverly Drive and Beverwil...

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