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  • Anthony Hopkins is on a serial killer’s trail in ‘Solace

     
    In “Solace,” a “former doctor who has psychic abilities” helps the FBI hunt for a serial killer. And since neither the serial killer nor the doctor has any use for fava beans and Chianti, why not get Anthony Hopkins to portray...
  • Seeds of greatness? We'll see

     
    Seeds From Italy: The website is the source of some new vegetable varieties -- Cascine fava beans, cavalo nero and scorzonera -- for L.A. Times food editor Russ Parson's garden....
  • 'Bring Your Own Bottle': Customized wine-paired dinners at Pinot Bistro

     
    Pinot Bistro, located in Studio City, has recently taken their practice of a no-corkage fee policy to the next level by allowing diners to bring in their own bottle of vino for a customized wine-paired three-, four- or five-course dinner.......
  • Q&A: Ivette Soler and 'The Edible Front Yard'

     
    Ivette Soler: Author Ivette Soler, who wrote "The Edible Front Yard: The Mow-Less, Grow-More Plan for a Beautiful, Bountiful Garden," discusses stylish ways to blend edible plants with ornamental ones....
  • Waitin’ on my fava beans

     
    Every morning I go out and inspect the tightly packed bed of fava beans growing in my backyard. And every day they seem to have stretched two inches taller overnight. It's still going to be a while, though. Before they......
  • At Proyecto Jardín, gardening without fences

     
    Community Gardens dispatch No. 21: El Proyecto Jardín, Boyle Heights This project behind White Memorial Hospital is unusual among L.A. community gardens. It's both community and communal -- no private plots, no fences, no fees. The one-third acre is...
  • The New Anti-Aging Diet

     
    Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have developed a new anti-aging diet. They are calling it the EpiGenetics diet because it’s filled with foods that prevent the genetic damage that can lead to many diseases of aging,...
  • At Venice Community Garden, digging up solutions to toxic soil

     
    Community Gardens Dispatch No. 22: Venice Venice Community Garden is not quite a year old, but considering the difficulty of its birth, even with three master gardeners as midwives, the fact that it exists at all is noteworthy. The garden......
  • 5 Questions for Quinn Hatfield

     
    Quinn Hatfield is the chef and co-owner of Hatfield's in Los Angeles. With his wife, pastry chef Karen Hatfield, he oversees their Melrose Avenue restaurant (and this month celebrated the birth of their second child). Quinn -- once described by......
  • 'House' recap: The unusual suspect

     
    The team treats a patient with an dark secret and House weds....
  • Reese Witherspoon's (unofficial) wedding checklist

     
    Details from Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth's Ojai wedding -- the venue, flowers, dress and chickens....
  • L.A. Times Food editor Russ Parsons: Fava beans are hitting their peak in April

     
    Is there any taste that promises spring as much as that bright flash of green you get from a fava bean? Check out this primer on cooking through the seasons, which includes tips from L.A. Times Food Editor Russ Parsons......