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  • Easy dinner recipes: Four kale salad ideas for Meatless Monday

    Easy dinner recipes: Four kale salad ideas for Meatless Monday
    Love kale? We have four great salad options for you. This week's Culinary SOS is from Lisa Miller in Santa Monica, who writes: "I am in love with the kale slaw from Balboa Cafe in Mill Valley, Calif. That dish was actually what turned me on to kale, but...
  • Orange County considering color-coded system for restaurant ratings

    Orange County considering color-coded system for restaurant ratings
    For years, Orange County has been the contrarian while its neighbors have used distinctive and easy-to-spot letter grades to alert would-be diners what to expect when they swing open the door to a restaurant. Now, Orange County is studying whether it...
  • Buildings slated for tear-down were rich part of Little Tokyo history

     Buildings slated for tear-down were rich part of Little Tokyo history
    Nearly a decade ago, Enrique Ramirez welcomed the opening of a light-rail station in Little Tokyo, just a quick walk from his Mexican seafood restaurant. The Metro Gold Line station delivered a steady stream of customers to Senor Fish, especially on...
  • A helping hand or cold shoulder for the middle class?

    A helping hand or cold shoulder for the middle class?
    How's the U.S. economy doing? If you're rich, the answer is "fabulously." Here are some data points from Diane Swonk, chief economist for Mesirow Financial in Chicago. "Spending at luxury retailers has come back," she told the Senate Finance Committee...
  • Anaheim's Little Arabia pushing for a higher profile

     Anaheim's Little Arabia pushing for a higher profile
    Two miles from Disneyland, a stretch of strip malls in Anaheim has transformed into an enclave catering to California's Arab American community. It lacks the immense sprawl of nearby Little Saigon or the decades-long history of Chinatown in Los Angeles,...
  • NBA lottery odds and mock draft

    NBA lottery odds and mock draft
    CHASING LOTTERY BALLS The NBA's regular season ends April 16, and for the bottom-dwellers the draft lottery on May 20 looms large. Below are standings of the eight worst teams after Friday's games, their odds to land the No. 1 overall pick and mock...
  • Suzanne Goin among IACP cookbook award winners

    Suzanne Goin among IACP cookbook award winners
    Los Angeles chef Suzanne Goin was among the winners Saturday at The International Association of Culinary Professionals' 36th annual conference in Chicago. Goin's "The A.O.C. Cookbook" won the "Chefs and Restaurants" IACP cookbook award.  The IACP...
  • Mega Millions jackpot hits $400 million. No record, but who cares?

    Mega Millions jackpot hits $400 million. No record, but who cares?
    Though it’s not the all-time record, $400 million is nothing to bat an eye at. The Mega Millions lottery has swollen to its third biggest jackpot in game history after no one hit all six numbers on Friday. The next drawing will be held Tuesday....
  • ‘Adventure Time’ poster first look: Andrew Groves takes on Billy

     
    A new collection of “Adventure Time” posters is out later this month, and Hero Complex readers get an exclusive first […]...
  • Lottery tickets and long shots

    Lottery tickets and long shots
    We humans have a curious relationship with chance. We're prepared to place bets that events with incredibly small probabilities will occur — such as the 1 in 259 million chance that a ticket will win the Mega Millions lottery. Yet, we go about our...
  • Spice market trip with 9021PHO's Kimmy Tang, home brewers unite, paella at Cafe del Rey

    Spice market trip with 9021PHO's Kimmy Tang, home brewers unite, paella at Cafe del Rey
    Chef Kimmy Tang of 9021PHO will host an Asian spice tour and lunch Saturday. Meet at a market in San Gabriel at 10 a.m. for a two-hour tour, during which Tang will show you which herbs and spices are used in her French-Vietnamese cooking. Then at 12:30 p....