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  • Life in Fast Lane Long Before Ferrari Crash

    Life in Fast Lane Long Before Ferrari Crash
    UPPSALA, Sweden — Before he shattered a red Ferrari in Malibu and became grist for Internet legend, Bo Stefan Eriksson ran a criminal gang in Sweden, raced cars in Europe, skippered a yacht called Snow White and helped run a video game company...
  • Spaghetti carbonara translated into Spanish

    Total time: 25 minutes Servings: 6 to 8 Note: Aged manchego cheese is available at cheese shops and specialty stores. Spanish chorizo for cooking is available at Spain Restaurant in Los Angeles, Surfas in Culver City, La Española in Harbor City and...
  • A drug's worrisome detour

    A landmark shift in trafficking routes has transformed West Africa into a hub for cocaine smuggled from South America to a booming European market, anti-drug officials on three continents say. Traffickers have established a haven and transit area along...
  • That's Right, Lodi

    James Cameron couldn't have scripted it better, the way 76-year-old Wanda Woock, grande dame of the Lodi wine country, pointed a finger at her gold brooch and then at a photograph of the very same brooch a hundred years back, glinting like pure...
  • Chocolatier chic in Barcelona

    Chocolatier chic in Barcelona
    Barcelona — ORIOL BALAGUER'S tiny corner shop on Plaza Sant Gregori looks like a chic jewelry store. But don't be mistaken. The shop is a salon of serious, couture chocolates. In a display case that seems to float in the middle of the room, shiny...
  • Fraiche: Get ready for a nice surprise

    At Fraiche in Culver City, duck rillettes arrive formed into fat cubes lined up in a row next to cheerful dots of mustard aioli, each one smaller than the one before. The rillettes -- duck cooked in its own fat until its becomes a rich, delectable pate of...
  • Get ready for a nice surprise

    AT Fraiche in Culver City, duck rillettes arrive formed into fat cubes lined up in a row next to cheerful dots of mustard aioli, each one smaller than the one before. The rillettes -- duck cooked in its own fat until its becomes a rich, delectable pate of...
  • Drink in the scents of summer

    Drink in the scents of summer
    ++++++++++++++++++++ || || ++++++++++++++++++++ Summer is the season of smells. Sure, spring has its share, but they amount to one shimmering note in the key of green -- and the aromas of autumn and winter are subtle, restrained by cool weather or...
  • Central Coast rebels with a winemaking cause

    ALBARIÑO and Grüner Veltliner from the Central Coast? Edna Valley vintner John Niven believes that these white wines -- most commonly associated with Spain and Austria, respectively -- are the new frontier for California wine. And like a true...
  • Priorat: the next big red

    Priorat: the next big red
    Priorat, the boutique wine region southwest of Barcelona known for its distinctive, staggeringly expensive red wines, is coming of age. The number of wineries here has nearly doubled in five years, acres of new vineyards are being planted, and even the...
  • Old vines, new gambles

    The cobblestone streets of the village of Hornija follow the slopes of the hills in this remote corner of Spain's Bierzo region -- which is to say they are steep, uneven and treacherous. Here, piles of stones pass for houses. A crude communal laundry pool...