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  • '44 Inch Chest': A revenge plan gone wrong

     
    A little less than a decade ago, director Jonathan Glazer and the screenwriting team of Louis Mellis and David Scinto wowed us with "Sexy Beast," the best British gangster film in at least a decade. Now Mellis and Scinto are back -- this time partnered...
  • Sharon Lovejoy opens up her bag of great grandma tricks in new book

     
    A horticulturist, gardener and award-winning author and illustrator of books for the young and young at heart, Sharon Lovejoy is on a mission to address children’s “imagination deficit disorder.” Her grandchild-friendly backyard in San Lui...
  • Paul V. Coates – Confidential File, Jan. 29, 1960

     
    Here's a Fishy Story From Death Row This is the story of a fish, but it's not a fish story. It lives on San Quentin's Death Row. It's a salt-water fish -- possibly a smelt -- about 1 1/2 inches long. Regulations on the Row permit no pets, but so far the...
  • Jelly Belly recalls mislabeled jelly beans with peanut ingredients

     
    The Jelly Belly Candy Co. is recalling about 6,000 "49 Flavors" jelly bean containers that contain peanut-butter-flavored jelly beans but don't list peanut butter or peanut flower as ingredients on the label. The mislabeled candy was shipped Sept. 29 to.....
  • Live-blogging 'Top Chef: Las Vegas': That's one 'sad velvet painting' of a dish

     
    Tonight's 'Top Chef' redux is being written as a running commentary. So away we go: The episode starts with Bryan missing his kid. Jennifer's missing last week's Mike I. Cabin fever is at an all-time high. But Jennifer, at least,......
  • Study points to increasing food allergies among children

     
    Almost 4% of American children have food allergies, according to a sweeping analysis of the problem published today in the journal Pediatrics. The study is the first to make a broad estimate of the prevalence of food allergies among U.S.......
  • The trendy monocle? It sounds nuts

     
    On the way in to work today, NPR let me know that -- based on a report in the Daily Telegraph -- the monocle is poised to become trendy across the pond. According to the Telegraph article by Harry Wallop,......
  • Daniel Green, author of Roger Owens biography, passes away

     
    Daniel Green, who wrote "The Perfect Pitch: The Biography of Roger Owens, The Famous Peanut Man at Dodger Stadium," passed away Tuesday, according to a posting on his Facebook page by his wife, Julia. Green was Owens' nephew. In my......
  • Faith the two-legged dog to be reunited with rescuer

     
    Faith, the two-legged dog whose inspirational ability to walk upright has made her a superstar, has a special treat to look forward to next month. The good news: It's made from peanut butter. (Incidentally, peanut butter is the very substance......
  • Don't panic -- hazelnuts are not the new peanuts

     
    Many bakers have a limited need for hazelnuts. Pecans, walnuts, almonds -- these fit standard recipe requirements quite nicely. But sometimes, during the holidays especially, only a hazelnut will do. So some concern is understandable now that the...
  • The scoop on Baskin-Robbins, Obama's former employer in Honolulu

     
    There is much to be learned from first jobs: delivering papers, babysitting sniveling children, even scooping ice cream. So it was that The Times journeyed to 1633 King St., where Barack Obama had a job in his teens at Baskin-Robbins.......