| May 31, 2011
| 3:41 PM
A rainbow of neon colors flooding through the plate glass window of Valley India Cafe radiates from a sign on the Bollywood DVD rental shop across the parking lot. The San Fernando Valley's mini Little India also boasts a spice market around the corner,...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 4:33 PM
I am eagerly and desperately looking to replicate the most delicious, amazing salad I have ever had. My fiancé and I are regulars at the Tender Greens in Culver City, and we finally tried its best dish on meatless Monday: the happy vegan....
| Jul 28, 2011
| 3:32 PM
Willpower may be a fraught concept when it comes to obesity and how best to address it: Not all who are obese lack willpower; but most who lack willpower in these days of food plenty will eventually struggle with their weight. So a new study looks at what...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 6:15 AM
Emily Zaler's business card should probably read "mad scientist."
When the personal trainer is not putting clients through their paces up and down the famed Santa Monica stairs or working out herself, she's making a mess in her Los Angeles kitchen....
| Aug 30, 2010
I don't have anything against cosmetic surgery.
No amount of running or iron pumping was going to do anything about the genetically programmed dark circles under my eyes, so I got those things zapped with a nuclear-powered laser that made me twitch and...
| Sep 13, 2010
The people in the Bowflex commercials sure are pretty.
If you have any doubt that these models did not get their muscularly sculpted hairless physiques using a Bowflex and its patented Power Something Technology, then Google "Bowflex casting" and you'...
| Feb 26, 2011
Jamie Oliver presses a "happy cow" veggie burger on me with the fervor of a believer handing out religious pamphlets. He asks me whether I love it, but his smile is pure certainty that I will -- and even love him for making it. He's stepped out from the...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 9:34 PM
Susan Feniger's Street restaurant launched a new menu today, amping up the vegan and vegetarian presence in its globally inspired street fare. More than 20 dishes on the new menu, executed by chef and co-owner Kajsa Alger, can be prepared sans meat....
| Oct 9, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Natural hair smoothing: With the Brazilian Blowout hair smoothing treatment under fire, some products made with natural or vegan ingredients are making inroads in hair salons....
| Oct 13, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Bill Clinton: Bill Clinton and David Letterman discuss the Occupy Wall Street protests....
| Oct 17, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Your Stylist: All natural and organic scents...