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  • Si Frumkin dies at 78; Dachau survivor worked tirelessly to assist Soviet Jews

    Si Frumkin dies at 78; Dachau survivor worked tirelessly to assist Soviet Jews
    In the late 1960s, as reports of repression of Soviet Jews began to increase, a question began filtering to the West: "Why have you forgotten us?" Si Frumkin, a survivor of Dachau and a prominent Los Angeles textile manufacturer, heard the question and...
  • 'Banjo Fred' Starner dies at 72; folk singer documented hobo music and culture

    'Banjo Fred' Starner dies at 72; folk singer documented hobo music and culture
    'Banjo Fred" Starner, an economics professor and banjo-playing folk singer who documented hobo music and culture, has died. He was 72. Starner, of Winnetka, died Oct. 25 at a West Hills rehabilitation facility of complications from pneumonia and the...
  • 2006 Spicerack Syrah 'Punchdown'

    2006 Spicerack Syrah 'Punchdown'
    What a little beauty of a Syrah from Jonathan and Susan Pey of Spicerack Vineyards. Their "Punchdown" Syrah comes from two cool-climate sites on the Sonoma Coast. Rich and spicy with scents of cassis, black pepper and wild herbs, this is an elegant,...
  • Bon Appetit's leading lady: Barbara Fairchild

    Bon Appetit's leading lady: Barbara Fairchild
    Barbara Fairchild joined Bon Appétit in 1978 as an editorial assistant typing (yes, on a typewriter) recipes. Today, she runs the magazine, and with the closure of Gourmet last month, has become one of the most watched women in food publishing. After all,...
  • Mariano García's Aalto, Mauro and Maurodos wines

    Tastes of Spain Aalto, Mauro and Maurodos wines made by Mariano García are available at selected Southern California fine wine shops including K & L Wine Merchants in Hollywood, (323) 464-9463, www.klwines.com; Vendome Liquor & Wine in Studio City, (818)...
  • The new wave of California artisanal cheeses

    Who's making them Pugs Leap Farm. Pascal Destandau's and Eric Smith's goat cheese dairy in Healdsburg produces bûches — creamy, mellow, slightly sweet logs; pavés — pyramid-shaped, a little mushroomy, with a slightly spicy finish; and Petit...
  • Bread pudding on a pedestal

    These days, when just about any topic can provoke a debate, you can add bread pudding to the list. How is that possible, you might wonder, with something so homey and comforting and, well, inert? Blame it on the chefs. They've taken this beloved...
  • Where to buy rosé wines in L.A. and Southern California

    Where to buy rosé wines in L.A. and Southern California
    2008 Domaine de l'Hortus Coteaux du Languedoc Rosé is available at Wine Country in Signal Hill, (562) 597-8303, www.thewinecountry.com; Flask Fine Wines in Studio City, (818) 761-5373; and the Wine House in West Los Angeles, (310) 479-3731, www.winehouse....
  • 2008 Mirth Chardonnay

    2008 Mirth Chardonnay
    A project of Oregon's Owen Roe Winery and offshoot Corvidae winery, Mirth Chardonnay is a rare commodity -- a moderately priced Chardonnay that drinks beautifully. The 2008 vintage, from Washington grapes, is clean and crisp and not over-oaked. Notes of...
  • Wine of the Week: 2007 Bodegas Volver Tempranillo

    Wine of the Week: 2007 Bodegas Volver Tempranillo
    2007 Bodegas Volver Tempranillo I've been invited to a paella fest this weekend at a friend's house and I'll be toting a few bottles of this wine from the Castilla-La Mancha region deep in Spain. The 2007 Volver "La Mancha" is bold and beautiful, tasting...
  • To smooth way, sellers paying for inspections

    Judy Mello wasn't looking forward to buying a new place to live, imagining a lengthy, complicated and perhaps stressful experience. "I figured it was going to drag on for months and months," she says. "But it wasn't like that at all." In fact, it took...
  • We laugh, cry, hiss at 'Perils of Antonio'

    Who needs telenovelas when you have Los Angeles City Hall? In Thursday's summer of love installment, inquiring minds wondered if taxpayers have ever footed the bill for Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's dalliances with Telemundo news anchor/reporter...