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An American restaurant may not have walked off with the top spot on this year's World's 50 Best Restaurants list awards, which was sponsored by San Pellegrino and held in London on Sunday night, but the United States tied with France for most...
Tags: Lifestyle and Leisure, France, Alinea, Italy, Restaurants
"Kon-Tiki" is a ripping yarn torn from yesterday's headlines. Though somewhat forgotten now, the 1947 story of six men, an oceangoing raft and a wild and crazy theory was a media sensation that gripped the world's imagination — and launched a...
The American Society of Magazine Editors on Monday announced the finalists for its 2013 awards. The National Magazine Awards -- known as the Ellies for the Alexander Calder "Elephant" that winners receive -- will be presented at a luncheon in New York...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterWhen Greg Chait won the CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund Award in New York City last month, the man behind the Elder Statesman line of ultra-luxury cashmere knits — think $5,525 blankets, $1,890 belted cardigan sweaters and $380 ski caps — was...
Tags: Nordstrom, Entertainment Events, SoHo, Rodarte, Balenciaga
If you want to use Lima as a jumping-off point for adventures in Peru, LAN is offering a $699 round trip, including all taxes and fees, from LAX. It is subject to availability, and you must stay over a Saturday night. Maximum stay is three months. The...
Tags: Lima (Peru), Trips and Vacations, Networking, Travel
Some analysts are suggesting that Cuba is the place to be these days for anyone interested in understanding what’s really going on in the Andes region. That makes sense given recent events unfolding in Havana. For starters, Venezuelan President...
Tags: Cuba, Colombia, Raul Castro, Argentina, Hugo Chavez
This post has been corrected, as indicated below.In November, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) celebrates the 40th anniversary of the World Heritage Convention, an international treaty ratified by 190 nations that set out to preserve important cultural and...
YUCATÁN PENINSULA, Mexico — What's the Mexican drug-war body count now? 47,000? Ever since the killings began to escalate in late 2006, I've been visiting the country less and choosing spots more carefully. But the Yucatán Peninsula was an easy...
Los Angeles TimesI remember the stories -- L.A. chefs renting fast cars and and doing a Michelin three-star restaurant blitz through France. Ten restaurants in five days. Wallowing in foie gras, truffles, baby lamb, Brittany lobsters and newborn vegetables. Not to mention...
World NowA U.N. survey indicates Colombia's coca leaf and cocaine production didn't change much in 2011, while comparisons with Peru will have to wait until August....
World NowPeru has regained its former distinction as the world’s top cocaine producer, according to an annual White House report issued Monday that said Colombia’s output fell sharply last year, putting the former leader in third place behind Bolivia.....
World NowFor years, conflict has simmered and spiked between residents of a town outside Mexico City and the Central American migrants who have taken refuge there, a stop along their route northward. Tultitlan has seen thousands of often bedraggled migrants...
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