| Jun 17, 2011
| 12:53 PM
With each new novel, Lisa See gets better and better. Each work is more tightly woven, richer with information, its characters more memorable than the last.
In her previous novel, "Shanghai Girls" (2009), See gave us an unforgettable portrait of...
| Oct 7, 2009
You can tell when a dish has made it into the mainstream by looking it up in the dictionary. There you'll find entries for sushi, taco and pho. I still have to italicize as a foreign word bao, the term for Chinese steamed bread and filled buns, but my...
| Jan 13, 2010
J.R. Bistro in Chinatown
750 N. Broadway, Unit F (enter on Hill Street), Los Angeles, (213) 620-0838.
Appetizers, $4 to $8.95; main dishes and combinations, $6.95 to $13.95.
Open every day 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Lot parking....
| Aug 7, 2008
| 2:23 PM
Total Time: 3 hours, 10 minutes
Sevings: 8 or more
Note: Adapted from "The Book of Jewish Food" by Claudia Roden. See the accompanying recipe for tamarind liquid. Or you can use canned "fresh tamarind concentrate" (use the same amount as of tamarind...
| Jan 31, 2009
As architects with more than a passing interest in urban planning, Ali Jeevanjee and Poonam Sharma were thrilled to move to Chinatown, where the mix of residential and retail development in close proximity to public transit makes for a vibrant,...
| Aug 24, 2008
IF YOU'RE one of DailyCandy's 2.5 million subscribers, you already know the online newsletter with its sly signature illustrations and chirpy, conspiratorial tone. Each piece reads like a whisper in the ear from a giddy chum who's always in the know --...
| Jan 25, 2007
Among the design destinations that have migrated to downtown Los Angeles:The Dock: Discount outlet for home furnishings and accessories is open Tuesday through Sunday at 1481 E. 4th St. (323) 446-0281, www.thedockdowntown.com.
Flux: The Chinatown...
| Mar 5, 2008
Total time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 to 6
Note: Adapted from "Into the Vietnamese Kitchen" by Andrea Nguyen. See the accompanying recipe for tamarind liquid. You also can use canned "fresh tamarind concentrate" (use the same amount as of tamarind liquid)....
| Mar 5, 2008
Total time: 1 hour, 10 minutes
Servings: 6 to 8
Note: Adapted from "The Soul of a New Cuisine: A Discovery of the Foods and Flavors of Africa" by Marcus Samuelsson. See the accompanying recipe for tamarind liquid. Or you can use canned "fresh tamarind...
| Mar 8, 2007
Home Edition, Calendar Weekend, Page E-28 Calendar Desk 54 inches; 2635 words THE crowd for the opening at Lightbox gallery was pretty impressive, for what is still an emerging space in a new part of town. The reception for painter and collagist Stefan...
| Feb 21, 2009
| 10:19 PM
To lure a Lowe's home improvement store to Pico Boulevard, the city of Los Angeles agreed to spend $14.3 million.
To bring a Costco and a Best Buy to Pacoima, the city provided $18.7 million. And to attract a seven-story residential project to Chinatown,...
| Feb 19, 2009
Nevermind where we're going. Question is: Where are we now?
"We're in Woodland Hills," said Anthony Tholberg as he stood outside his home late last week and mulled over that question.
Tholberg, 23, grew up in the mid-century modern house in the 19800...