| Jul 29, 2010
On an overcast Saturday morning, Christopher Nyerges — the head of Eagle Rock's School of Self-Reliance — gingerly skirts a feral clump of bright green weeds.
"Always watch where you're stepping 'cause you might be stepping on our lunch,"...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 4:22 PM
January spells excitement for home gardeners because that's when the new seed catalogs arrive. Vic shows no interest in them, but I study each catalog with care, planning out my year's garden in advance.
Each seed company offers at least a few seed...
| Aug 19, 2010
Leatherby's Café Rouge, in Segerstrom Concert Hall, with a new chef and a brand new menu, has just reopened for the up and coming arts season.
Although most of their clientele are dining before a performance, we would like to encourage you to think of...
| Aug 26, 2010
| 8:43 AM
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7 oz whitefish filet, skin on
1 oz olive oil (enough to coat pan)
pinch each Kosher salt and...
| Sep 8, 2010
| 4:04 PM
The best way to describe the food at Raya might be "Mexasian." The new restaurant at the Ritz Carlton has been advertised as Latin American or Pan-Latin coastal cuisine, but that doesn't explain the presence of miso black cod with kabayaki sauce, tuna...
| Sep 10, 2010
Cameron Slocum pulls up to the Atwater Village farmers market in the Tomatomobile, a 1980s Volvo station wagon with crude icons of tomatoes, blue on the right side, pink on the left, scrawled everywhere including the windows, along with a plug for "The...
| Sep 15, 2010
| 3:15 PM
And now for something "truly" unique. True Food Kitchen is a hip restaurant that's also family friendly and features genuinely healthy food, which is both delicious and contemporary in style. This is as far from an old-fashioned "health food" restaurant...
| Feb 16, 2011
| 2:47 PM
Editor's note: This removes the paragraph regarding the water tanks, which will be above ground, not in pits that were to be no larger than 8 feet deep.
Vic and I learned early this week that the California Department of Fish and Game has extended the...
| Feb 19, 2011
| 12:04 PM
- 1/2 cup carrot, peeled and shredded
- 1/2 cup daikon radish, peeled and shredded
- 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
- 2 teaspoons sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/3 cup chopped fresh cilantro
- 2 1/2 tablespoons reduced-fat...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 10:00 PM
Radishes weren't just a top seller for Doug Palmer at Thursday's farmers' market — they're also a weapon against too much rain.
"I was afraid I wouldn't have anything to bring today," he said about growing produce in an already-saturated season....
| Jul 9, 2011
| 6:42 PM
Karen Greeley had the know-how to get rid of those pesky bugs the old-fashioned way.
She just didn't have the children.
When early settlers found pests in the garden, Greeley said, they would send in their children to remove them by hand.
| Jul 18, 2011
| 8:07 AM
It might be difficult to think about the cool temperatures and brisk air of autumn while in the midst of sweltering summer heat, but now is the time to begin preparing your garden for fall.
"Fall is a really good time to go for a vegetable garden,"...