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New Year’s Reading List: Books to Transform Your Sad Life

It’s a new year, and once again Americans will stuff their heads with mindless optimism and pathological hope. Try reading these books instead to …

I Know What Books You Should Be Asking for This Christmas/Hanukkah etc.

As some of you who have been following this blog know, I set myself a task this year: to read 52 books from the <i>New York Times</i> Bestseller list and blog about it every week. I've been mostly faithful to that task, which means I've read a lot of books. I've also read a lot of good books, and a couple …

Roy Choi serves up an appetizer with memoir 'L.A. Son'

Several years ago, a cookbook editor friend called asking my advice on whether she should publish Jacques Pépin's autobiography. Pepin is one of my heroes in food, I told her, but I'd pass on the book — all chef biographies tend to follow the same story arc, there's not a lot new to be said.<p>Wisely …

The Ultimate Euro Festival Guide

Last night, a DJ saved your life. This morning, she (or he) is going to save your summer. While we can't do much about muddy wellies, soggy sleeping …

28 great L.A. bakeries

Maybe it was the rise of <i>kouign amann</i> -- the uber-buttery, caramelized "it" pastry from Brittany -- and better access to fresh-baked baguettes that lately has helped reinvigorate an Angeleno culture of neighborhood bakeries, all butter and sugar and love.<p>There's a bakery out there to suit any …