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  • Father Ladislas K. Parker dies at 94; Catholic priest fled communist Hungary in 1950

    Father Ladislas K. Parker dies at 94; Catholic priest fled communist Hungary in 1950
    Father Ladislas K. Parker, a Catholic priest whose harrowing escape from communist Hungary in 1950 led him to Orange County and the founding of St. Michael’s Abbey, died Sunday after a lengthy illness. He was 94. Parker was among seven Norbertine...
  • Economic water marks

    Economic water marks
    The U.S. economy is in the tank, we're swimming in debt, nobody will float a loan, mortgages are underwater and everyone wants to waterboard AIG execs. But the fiscal storm is also global, and cartoonists everywhere are immersed in it. Austria's...
  • Slovenian wines to watch

    The Times panel held a blind tasting of wines from two of Slovenia's wine regions: Primorska (near Friuli, Italy) and Podravje (which borders Austria's Steiermark region). The white wines -- most colored a distinctive bright yellow -- included six...
  • The Times on the Armenian genocide

    Since Armenian-genocide publishing issues are always popular for vigorous debate, and since there were at least two big related bits of news this week -- Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) reintroducing the non-binding genocide-recognition resolution, plus...
  • Review: Ammo in Los Angeles

    Review: Ammo in Los Angeles
    As chefs have come and gone at Ammo, the relaxing ambience at times has been more of a draw than the food. But under new chef Julia Wolfson, the kitchen is turning out beautiful seasonal cooking. Wolfson, an Orange County native, has been working most...
  • Turkish pride and The Times

    We've had plenty of cause for celebration lately that we are not bound by Article 301 of the Turkish penal code (which specifies a six-month-to-three year prison sentence for insulting "being a Turk, the Republic or Turkish Grand National Assembly") or...
  • White wines for your spring table

    As sure as there are flowers in April, a new crop of white wines from every corner of the world makes it to your dining room table each spring. This year, more than ever, they'll arrive with an almost palpable pulsing energy, limpid and clean, having been...
  • [Closed] Bastide restaurant in West Hollywood has a new chef

    [Closed] Bastide restaurant in West Hollywood has a new chef
    Joe Pytka has been tinkering with his West Hollywood restaurant -- again. Bastide not only has a new chef -- Paul Shoemaker, its fourth -- but also a different format. Giving up its tasting-menu-only dictate, the 6-year-old restaurant now offers an a la...
  • From Slovenia? Wild, wild wines

    "ANARCHIC" winemakers. Tiny ancient vineyards. Wines aged in clay jugs. Sacrilegious blends -- Merlot, Pinot Noir and Cabernet Sauvignon. In the ever-widening world of wine, Slovenia -- the Central European country bordered by Italy, Austria, Hungary and...
  • Central Coast rebels with a winemaking cause

    ALBARIÑO and Grüner Veltliner from the Central Coast? Edna Valley vintner John Niven believes that these white wines -- most commonly associated with Spain and Austria, respectively -- are the new frontier for California wine. And like a true...
  • Great wines for $15 and under

    Great wines for $15 and under
    Because every day feels more uncertain, we need our everyday wines -- something tasty, straightforward, and cheap in the glass -- to signify the day's end. For this, it's useful to maintain what I call a "working case" for your home, a boilerplate...
  • Foreign exchange

    Foreign exchange
    Although U.S. cartoonists are far from running out of gas on energy policy, oil exploration and the conservation conversation, it never hurts to check out the foreign competition. Singapore's Heng Kim Song drove home his point -- in an 18-wheel tanker....