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  • New York fireworks war ends with East River winning back July 4 show

    New York fireworks war ends with East River winning back July 4 show
    NEW YORK - The East River has never been as beautiful or famous as the Hudson, so it was especially stinging when Macy's moved its spectacular July 4 fireworks show from the eastern waterway to its western rival, like a prom date jilting a mousy sister...
  • Banh mi goes gourmet; here's 11 of Los Angeles' best

    <i>Banh mi</i> goes gourmet; here's 11 of Los Angeles' best
    The latest wave of sandwich shops (Hero Shop, Superba Food + Bread, Trencher) and modern Vietnamese cafes (East Borough, Phorage) in Los Angeles have generated tantalizing new spins on banh mi, the beloved Vietnamese sandwich that is the culinary result...
  • The tomato ramen is calling at Kanpai Ramen in Glendale

    The tomato ramen is calling at Kanpai Ramen in Glendale
    Name of restaurant: Kanpai Ramen  Concept: A tasty new ramen endeavor in a Glendale strip mall, expanding on the preexisting izakaya/roll sushi restaurant Sushi GP. GP is officially closed, but Kanpai seems to have swallowed it whole, incorporating...
  • Coachella 2014: Outstanding in the Field does fine dining without a dress code

    Coachella 2014: Outstanding in the Field does fine dining without a dress code
    Just behind the Sahara stage at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on Saturday, in a corner of the rose garden VIP area, a long table with white table cloths, wine glasses and fine dishware was set for a dinner party of almost 200 guests. As...
  • Preview: Lakers at Utah Jazz

    Preview: Lakers at Utah Jazz
    The Lakers (25-55) play arguably their most important game of the season on Monday night, visiting the also-lottery-bound Utah Jazz (24-56). Measured by futility, both teams are well-positioned for the 2014 NBA draft lottery. The Jazz are currently...
  • Coachella 2014: Good food -- bacon sticky buns, Baco wraps and more -- joins the show

    Coachella 2014: Good food -- bacon sticky buns, Baco wraps and more -- joins the show
    Some of Los Angeles' hottest restaurants poped up at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival over the weekend in Indio, providing concertgoers with some welcome new food options.  In the Rose Garden VIP area, downtown restaurant Baco Mercat set...
  • No rest in the debate over Sabbath business hours in Jerusalem

    No rest in the debate over Sabbath business hours in Jerusalem
    JERUSALEM — The crowd that gathered at the recent grand opening of Cinema City hadn't come for the movies. They were there in droves to protest a government regulation that keeps the 19-screen cineplex closed each week from sundown Friday to sundown...
  • Jack in the Box cooks up late-night menu amid surging profit, new CEO

    Jack in the Box cooks up late-night menu amid surging profit, new CEO
    Jack, the round-headed fictional chief executive in Jack-in-the-Box commercials, is not only a hit on television. He's also popular on Wall Street. In the last year, investors have driven the company's stock price up more than 80% — and industry...
  • With new seats, Allegiant Air is making room for comfort

    With new seats, Allegiant Air is making room for comfort
    Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air has rolled out a roomier seat dubbed the "Giant Seat." It represents the latest way the airline industry has created new seating options for travelers willing to pay more for extra elbow room. In the first row and the...
  • At Boston Marathon bombing site, all signs point to normality

    At Boston Marathon bombing site, all signs point to normality
    BOSTON — On an April morning a year after two bombs tore through the crowd at the Boston Marathon finish line, there's little sign that destruction once visited Boylston Street. Bleary-eyed students and hard-hatted construction workers wait at...
  • Low-wage workers pay the price of nickel-and-diming by employers

    Low-wage workers pay the price of nickel-and-diming by employers
    The continuing push for higher minimum wages across the country has much to recommend it, but the campaign shouldn't keep us from recognizing a truly insidious practice that impoverishes low-wage workers all the more. It's known as wage theft. Wage...