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  • Mickey Rose dies at 77; Woody Allen collaborator and TV writer

    Mickey Rose dies at 77; Woody Allen collaborator and TV writer
    Mickey Rose was a childhood friend of Woody Allen, sharing his pal's fervent enthusiasms for baseball, jazz and movies and later becoming the young filmmaker's writing partner for his early, madcap comedies "Bananas" and "Take the Money and Run." Rose,...
  • 60 Freeway partially reopens after fatal crash, closure

     
    Three lanes of the eastbound 60 Freeway reopened shortly after 6 p.m. Friday following a fatal crash that resulted in a seven-hour closure at Diamond Bar Boulevard....
  • China cancels tours to Philippines over South China Sea dispute

     
    China warned its nationals against traveling to the Philippines, canceled tours and raised trade barriers on imported pineapples and banana as the chest thumping over disputed fishing grounds in the South China Sea grew louder....
  • Fourth of July 2012 dining guide: Holiday food and drink specials

     
    Throwing a Fourth of July backyard BBQ is a fun way to spend the holiday, but sometimes it's nice to sit back and have someone else worry about the cooking. Here's a list of restaurants around town offering Fourth of July special cocktails, menu items and...
  • Food FYI: Trans fat ban helped heart health, NY study says

     
    FIGHTING FAT New York's ban on trans fat in restaurant food made a big dent in people's consumption and the bad fat wasn't necessarily replaced by another bad ingredient, according to a study. [Associated Press] COGNOSCENTI COFFEE Yeekai Lim, proprietor.....
  • Agritourism sites on the Big Island of Hawaii and Kauai

    Agritourism sites on the Big Island of Hawaii and Kauai
    Here are some of my favorite agri-adventures from a recent visit. BIG ISLAND Pomaikai "Lucky" Farm B&B: Set on an old Japanese family farm, Lucky Farm has plenty of chickens (and roosters) and farm cats sharing several acres thickly planted with...
  • Review: John Hurt is magnificent in Beckett's 'Krapp's Last Tape'

    Review: John Hurt is magnificent in Beckett's 'Krapp's Last Tape'
    With his shock of silver-gray hair, his face etched by time with the lean expressiveness of a Giacometti sculpture and his soulful eyes registering every fleeting hurt and happiness, John Hurt bears a striking resemblance to Samuel Beckett in the...
  • Grow your own plantains, tropical cousin of the banana

    Grow your own plantains, tropical cousin of the banana
    Fernando Larios eyes the stand of plantains running along one side of the Francis Avenue Community Garden in Koreatown. A large cluster of fruit, just out of arm’s reach, is almost ready. “It’ll be two more months,” says Larios,...
  • Recipe: Creamy coconut and banana pops

    Recipe: Creamy coconut and banana pops
    Creamy coconut and banana pops Total time: 20 minutes, plus freezing time Servings: Makes about 6 to 8 popsicles, depending on the size of the mold 1 1/2 cups full-fat Greek yogurt 2 bananas, very ripe 1/2 cup whole milk 1/2 cup coconut milk 3...
  • Recipe: Banana-Nut Loaf With Streusel Topping

      Banana-Nut Loaf With Streusel Topping Active Work Time: 30 minutes * Total Preparation Time: 1 1/2 hours Note: Use the pans specified here; the loaves, which are moist and dense, won't bake properly in larger pans. STREUSEL TOPPING 1/4 cup brown...
  • Culinary SOS: Caramel banana bread pudding

    Culinary SOS: Caramel banana bread pudding
      Dear SOS: I live in Chicago and often visit friends who live in Calabasas. My favorite restaurant there is Cafe 14 in Agoura Hills. I think my favorite dessert ever, and that of my friends, is their caramel banana bread pudding. I would be forever...