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  • Grilled cheese and pastrami at Greenspan's Grilled Cheese opening April 11

    Grilled cheese and pastrami at Greenspan's Grilled Cheese opening April 11
    Eric Greenspan is ready to open his long-awaited grilled cheese shop, Greenspan's Grilled Cheese, on  April 11. The restaurant is on Melrose Avenue next to Greenspan's Foundry, now closed for renovations until August.   Greenspan originally announced...
  • Take a shot at sampling the best mezcal at these bars

    Take a shot at sampling the best mezcal at these bars
    Here's a selection of the best places to sample high-quality mezcals. Bar Ama: Forty mezcals by the shot, from $10 to $36. Mezcal flights, $21 to $47. 118 W. 4th St., downtown Los Angeles, (213) 687-8002, http://www.bar-ama.com. Las Perlas: By manager...
  • Nozawa, blue crab hand roll pioneer, to open rolls-only Kazu-Nori downtown

    Nozawa, blue crab hand roll pioneer, to open rolls-only Kazu-Nori downtown
    The team behind the ever expanding Sugarfish chain of sushi restaurants, which have successfully marketed chef Kazunori Nozawa's affordable "Trust Me" menus to the masses, is now set to open a sushi bar downtown serving only hand rolls and cut rolls....
  • Robert L. Brosio dies at 77; retired federal prosecutor

    Robert L. Brosio dies at 77; retired federal prosecutor
    Robert L. Brosio, a retired federal prosecutor who supervised high-profile cases that included those against bank swindler Charles Keating Jr. and Los Angeles police officers who were involved in the beating of Rodney King, has died. He was 77. Brosio,...
  • Ned Fox builds an open, casual atmosphere at Playa Jefferson

    Ned Fox builds an open, casual atmosphere at Playa Jefferson
    From some classic Adirondack chairs in front of his colorful new office complex near Marina del Rey, commercial landlord Ned Fox can sit back and watch his property value go up. The developer who made his bones building skyscrapers in downtown Los...
  • Solvang's Garagiste Festival features some hidden treasures, but you'd better act quick

    Solvang's Garagiste Festival features some hidden treasures, but you'd better act quick
    The annual Garagiste Festival: Southern Exposure is one of the most relaxing and low-key wine events of the season. But when you taste something you like, you'd better jump on it. You may not get a second chance to buy.  This year (the second), it...
  • Blacked out of watching Dodgers on TV

    Blacked out of watching Dodgers on TV
    My whopper of a journey ended in a Burger King, in front of a darkened TV screen hanging in a corner obscured by a tall guy eating a bag of fries. The Dodgers game had just ended, and I had missed it. All of it. Every pitch, every hit, every Vin. My...
  • Amid SportsNet LA dispute, bars are a hit with Dodgers fans

    Amid SportsNet LA dispute, bars are a hit with Dodgers fans
    Joseph Serxner threw on his Dodgers T-shirt and headed to Public House 1739, a Los Feliz bar, hoping to spend the afternoon watching the Boys in Blue battle the San Diego Padres. Instead, he is staring at the hated New York Yankees playing the Houston...
  • Mark Stock dies at 62; painter known for butler images

    Mark Stock dies at 62; painter known for butler images
    Mark Stock, a painter known for his evocative portraits of white-gloved butlers and sad, stylish women in slinky gowns, has died. He was 62. Stock, who died Wednesday at an Oakland hospital, had an enlarged heart, his publicist Charlotte Parker said....
  • Pot on your pizza? Yes, at Mega Ill pizza and vapor lounge in Vancouver

    Pot on your pizza? Yes, at Mega Ill pizza and vapor lounge in Vancouver
    There's a pizza restaurant in Vancouver where you can munch on a pizza while you vape some weed. And if you're looking for an even bigger high, you can order pot as a pizza topping.   Mega Ill Pizzaria [sic] Cafe let's you add pot to your pizza for $10....
  • Pranking the homeless: Glendale shelter is transformed

    Pranking the homeless: Glendale shelter is transformed
    Just in time for April Fools' Day, a new video shows how a Glendale shelter, with the help of a TV chef and others, pulled the wool over the eyes of the homeless. Their surprise was a filet mignon dinner in a fancy restaurant setting. "Feeding the...