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  • Easy Tony Awards trivia quiz

     
    Well, at least this should be easy for many of the award nuts who hang out at The Envelope. Or maybe not? To see the answers, click the "Continue Reading" link below. 1.) What play has won the most awards? a.) "The Coast of Utopia" b.) "Amadeus" c.)...
  • 'Dudus' in drag: How accused Jamaican drug lord evaded arrest

     
    When accused Jamaican drug lord Christopher "Dudus" Coke was finally arrested last week, authorities said he had evaded capture since last month's deadly clashes in West Kingston with the help of disguises. At the time of his arrest, The Times reports,...
  • The Project: A refreshing agua fresca with strawberry and jamaica flowers

     
    Each Friday, we highlight a recipe from the L.A. Times Test Kitchen that's perfect for the weekend, when you have some extra time on your hands. This week: An agua fresca with strawberry and jamaica flowers. It's refreshing -- not......
  • Book review: 'Come to the Edge'

    Book review: 'Come to the Edge'
    The most telling moment in "Come to the Edge," Christina Haag's memoir of her love affair with John F. Kennedy Jr., comes after his death in a plane crash off Martha's Vineyard. There are two memorial services, one for dignitaries and family, the other...
  • Traveling abroad? For information, check with the country's tourist office

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is through their website only. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-...
  • SuperHeavy mixes up Jagger rock, Marley rhythms and more

    SuperHeavy mixes up Jagger rock, Marley rhythms and more
    On a recent summer day at the Paramount lot, the five members of the group SuperHeavy played along to a recording of their first single, "Miracle Worker," as a camera crane swooped over an assembled crowd of a few hundred and the music boomed. Onstage...
  • Have their cake — and eat it too

    Here's a list of great-for-cake bakeries that have opened in the last year, as well as some that have expanded or are expanding. Cafe Blanc, 298 E. 17th St., Unit B, Costa Mesa, (949) 631-9999; www.cafeblanc.us. CakeWalk, 1326 E. 1st St., Los Angeles,...
  • Recipe: Amaranta Cocina's hibiscus enchiladas with chipotle sauce

    Recipe: Amaranta Cocina's hibiscus enchiladas with chipotle sauce
    Dear SOS: I recently checked out Amaranta Cocina Mexicana at the Westfield Shopping Center in Woodland Hills. I'm not a vegetarian, but our server made us try these amazing hibiscus flower enchiladas that were truly life-changing. Do you think you could...
  • Recipe: Agua fresca with strawberry and jamaica flowers

    Recipe: Agua fresca with strawberry and jamaica flowers
      Total time: 20 minutes, plus steeping and macerating time Servings: Makes 2 1/2 quarts Note: Adapted from Anthony Medina of La Taquiza 2 cups dried hibiscus (jamaica) flowers -- available in well-stocked Latin markets 2 pounds strawberries,...
  • Cool drinks: Aguas frescas beat the SoCal heat

    Cool drinks: Aguas frescas beat the SoCal heat
    ON COUNTERS of neighborhood taquerías and Oaxacan restaurants, at Salvadoran farmers market stands and Eastside backyard parties, even at swank Hollywood restaurants, you can see the huge glass vitroleros, beehive-shaped jars filled with aguas frescas...
  • Where to find freshly made aguas frescas

    Where to find freshly made aguas frescas
    A mix and mash of agua fresca outlets to quench your thirst Finding freshly made aguas frescas isn't as easy as it used to be -- many restaurants now use commercial powders and mixes. Many too are overly sugary. Look for aguas in pitchers or...