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  • SOUND TRUMPS STUFF

    SOUND TRUMPS STUFF
    Al Margolis is mulling over a new idea for how he’s going to release his music in the near future: with stuff that doesn’t contain music at all. By phone, the New York-based veteran DIY sound artist (aka If, Bwana) and improviser says that he’s considering making various objets d’art, if you will, that people could buy just so that there’s a physical something. The purchase would include a download code for acquiring digital files.
  • 12 recipes for sugar snap peas

    12 recipes for sugar snap peas
    Traditional English peas in the pod are one of the most vexing vegetables around. When they’re good, they are unbelievably, head-shakingly, close-your-eyes-in-wonder good. But the other 98% of the time, they’re just plain dull.  Thank...

    Get off the 110 Freeway and discover a hidden world of terrific food

    Get off the 110 Freeway and discover a hidden world of terrific food
    The stretch of Southern California that straddles the 110 Freeway from the 405 south to San Pedro might as well be Kansas as far as most people are concerned. It’s the highway equivalent of fly-over country — we whip past it on the way to...

    12 great recipes for grapefruit

    12 great recipes for grapefruit
    It seems to be a peculiarity of the citrus family that extremely different fruits find themselves grouped under a single name. Think “tangerine,” which includes everything from the pinkie-sized Kishu to some of the new varieties such as the...

    Rodolphe Le Meunier, a French butter rock star, visits L.A.

    Rodolphe Le Meunier, a French butter rock star, visits L.A.
    The people in the afternoon crowd at the Grand Central Market this week probably wondered who was attracting such an audience in front of the DTLA Cheese stall.  But it was no mystery to anyone who has sampled the unbelievably tasty Beurre de Baratte...