Gabriela N. Manriquez

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Mole Heaven and Top-Notch Churros at La Casita Mexicana, Los Angeles

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>It's hard to imagine, but it's been almost 15 years since Chefs <b>Jaime Martin del Campo</b> and <b>Ramiro Arvizu</b> opened their regional Mexican restaurant, La Casita Mexicana, in LA's semi-industrial southern suburb of Bell. …

Must-Try Ceviches, Marlin Tacos, and Shrimp Diablo at Coni'Seafood in Los Angeles

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>For years, Chef <b>Sergio Penuelas</b> has been a top name for Mexican-style seafood in Los Angeles. Always operating from one of several Mariscos Chentes dotted across LA, Penuelas developed a loyal (if a bit rabid) fan …

New Indie Music Gems From L.A.'s Underground

From Nat King Cole to Concrete Blonde, from <i>La Bamba</i> to <i>Boom Boom Pow</i>, from beach pop to Laurel Canyon folk to West Coast rap to Sunset Strip Rock and beyond, the City of Angels has always been a hotbed of musical revolutions. Happily, L.A.'s locally grown music scene is as vibrant and diverse as …

DIY Halloween Candy: 5 Fun Recipes

If you've never made chocolate truffles, Halloween is as good an excuse as any. Very, very simple and utterly adaptable. Just make ganache (half …

Santa Monica Place Could Get SaMo's First Modern Multiplex

[Photo by Elizabeth Daniels]<p>The new movie theater game is surprisingly fraught in Santa Monica: there have been zero theaters built in the city in more than 20 years. (AMC pulled out of a deal last year to build a theater on Fourth Street, and a deal with another operator has been held up.) The …

Best Halloween Parties in L.A.

LACMA Muse Ball<p>Lina Lecaro<p><b>LACMA Muse</b>: An artful celebration of self-expression through dress-up, dance and decadence, LACMA's 10th annual shindig …

10 Great Fall Date Ideas | The Art of Manliness

The spring has always been associated with romance — the blossoming flowers supposedly mirroring the spate of budding new loves.<p>But in my opinion, …

How to Create 5 Makeshift Survival Lights When Power is Out and You're in a Pinch | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This guest post by Creek Stewart first appeared at willowhavenoutdoor.com</i>.<p>It’s impossible to be perfectly prepared for an imperfect …

12 Bar Tricks Every Man Should Know | The Art of Manliness

Going out to the local bar can get expensive. Instead of paying for <i>all</i> your drinks, trick your friends into paying for some of them with a few …

The Eisenhower Decision Matrix: How to Distinguish Between Urgent and Important Tasks | The Art of Manliness

Do you sometimes feel like you spend all your time managing crises? That your life is basically spent putting out one proverbial fire after …

The last ad painters of Los Angeles: Those photorealistic ads in downtown LA are really hand painted. | AudioVision | 89.3 KPCC

The walls of the towering buildings of Downtown Los Angeles are prime real estate for advertisers. For Estevan Sanchez, those walls are his …

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colette x Thom Browne 2013 Fall/Winter Collection

The latest transcontinental pairing for the fall fashion season comes by way of the French boutique<p>The latest transcontinental pairing for the fall fashion season comes by way of the French boutique colette and American designer Thom Browne. The three-piece collection includes a beanie, sweater and …

ROCKtober Fashion Picks From Glasser (She's So Cool, We Can Hardly Stand It!)

As ROCKtober rolls on, we're keeping the musical vibes flowing by seeing what's on the fall shopping lists of our favorite lady musicians. We figure that if we love their music, we're probably going to love their taste in fashion...which is what's totally happening.<p>Today, we can't wait for you to …

Party-Ready Beauty For EVERY Budget

<b>The holidays, while tons of fun, can be murder on your bank account</b>. Between travel, buying gifts for loved ones (alright, and ourselves), and …

Beauty

Three Must-See Films This Month - PAPER

<b>Blue Is The Warmest Color</b><br>Having won the Palme d'Or at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival, this achingly beautiful story of a lesbian love affair, directed by Abdellatif Kechiche, defies easy definition. The three-hour film exhaustively examines the relationship between a student Adèle (Adèle …

Winter Session and DRIFT Horween Leather Eyewear Case

Leather accessories maker Winter Session collaborates with Chicago’s DRIFT Eyewear for a handmade Horween leather eyeglass case. The leather is …

The Best Pumpkin Beers Taste Test

We tested a pumpkin patch's worth of these all-American brews to find our favorites<p><i>We have embarked on a taste test tour of supermarket foods. We nibble, we score, and we share the results to help you avoid the paralysis of Brand Choice Overload. Today's topic: pumpkin beer.</i><p>Alongside bifocals, …

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Fashion archive: The man's world of traditional barbers under threat

One of the few masculine preserves remaining to this age is the barber's shop. True, the proprietor's wife occasionally pokes a head and a word into the football and racing conclaves of the small suburban and village saloons, and the big city hairdressers often boast a manicurist who slides …

Barbers make a high street comeback as men go retro and abandon salons

The return of the short back and sides as the must-have hairstyle for fashion-conscious teens and twentysomethings is having a helpful impact on the country's beleaguered high streets: more barber shops sprang up last year than any kind of business other than charity shops.<p>While bookshops, …

82-Year-Old Barber Will Be Allowed to Keep Giving Free Haircuts in Exchange for Hugs Despite ‘Permit’ Threats From City

FILE – In this May 1, 2013 file photo, Michael Johnson, left, hugs friend Anthony Cymerys, known as Joe the Barber, in Bushnell Park in Hartford, Conn. For more than 20 years, Cymerys, 82, cut hair alfresco in Hartford for the fee of a hug. On Wednesday, June 13, 2013, Cymerys said as he was …

Q: How do I get the look I want from the barber?

A simple lesson in show-don’t-tell<p>Hi Andrew,<p>Thanks for writing.<p>We know how frustrating it can be: You go into the barber shop wanting something a little more manageable than your grown-out locks but leave with a hack job and feel robbed—of hair, of course. Women have the same issue, which is why …

Watch: Gary Yost's Short Film About Russ Kerr's Mill Valley Barber Shop

The barber whose shop on Locust Ave. was a fixture in Mill Valley for more than 40 years before he sold it in 2012, died on July 9, 2013.<p>As word …

How to Talk to Your Barber or Stylist

Your hair is a critical part of your total look -- next to your face, it's one of the most important things that can influence how people perceive …