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LA Dance Project at the Ace Hotel

I am a dance fan. I am proud to say it. It is exciting to see that dance is making its way West, coming into its own long-awaited time here in Los Angeles. I am pleased to introduce guest author, Ashley Fauset, one of ...Read More

Kimchee Sriracha Peanut Butter Cookies

The origin story of The Deluscious Kimchee Sriracha Peanut Butter Cookie Once upon a time, I was having a hankering for kimchee — on EVERYTHING. So much so, that I chose to announce it to the world. …then out from the ether of the ...Read More

Cocktail Education @ Bow & Truss

Mixology fans, have I got a treat for you.  In an old auto-body shop in the divisively self proclaimed NoHo Arts District, lives a bar helmed by Jonny Whitton (Seven Grand & Villains Tavern) and road readied by the Liquid Assests dynamic duo of Marcos ...Read More

Swinging Swords

Who doesn’t love a good fight? Especially when that fight involves brandishing steel and swarthy swashbuckling. Seriously, do we need one more reason to love Los Angeles? Check it: the duo responsible for the memorable fights in Hook, Master and Commander, Zorro, Tengu, and ...Read More

Bollywood at Big Bar

Valentine’s Day: the celebration of overprix-fixe plates, pressure laden plans of romantic bliss, and otherwise available single ladies crying themselves to sleep over re-runs of Sex in the City.  So depressing that it kinda makes you want to re-live your last awkward moment of ...Read More

National Rum Day {Harvard & Stone}

Summertime is the time for rum.  That eau de vie distilled from sugar cane hits just the spot on a hot summer day.  Perhaps because its origins are from such tropical places, the drinks we make with it also transport us to a sandy ...Read More

Summer Outdoor Cinema 2012

I love the heat.  Summer is my favorite time of year, because under normal circumstances (read: 60 degree weather) I am bundled up like an eskimo.  ‘Tis the season for picnics, bug bites, and romantic rendezvous’ under the stars.  As the drive in movie ...Read More

Learning to Fly

Job got you down?  Thinking of running away to join the circus?  Who does that?  Well… you can.  Deep in Woodland Hills, down a little suburban side street, in a circus family’s backyard, is a 3 story trapeze rig, ready for your trembling little limbs ...Read More

Neat: Classic Cocktails in your Neighborhood

Tucked up a side street in Glendale, away from the corporate behemoths of downtown Glendale – CPK, Olive Garden, Islands – there is an intimate oasis known as Neat.  This is a bar for cocktail-philes made by a bar man himself.  The owner stocks ...Read More

Renegade Craft Fair – Holiday Edition

If you missed Unique LA’s Holiday Show, don’t fret. Renegade is this weekend…and it’s FREE. Head over to The Cornfields, aka Los Angeles State Park, and find that unique gift that eluded you last weekend. Yes, Renegade is for all you holiday procrastinators who ...Read More