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Sommelier Courtney Kaplan and her husband chef Charles Namba recently opened   Ototo  , a sake bar in Echo Park next to their popular izakaya   Tsubaki  .

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Bill Addison raves about the Michelin-starred Hayato at the Row DTLA

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Pulitzer Prize-winning author Rick Bragg has written a   memoir about his Southern upbringing  .

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"Men in Black: International" is an industrial product salvaged from the remnants of an exhausted franchise and aimed at a young audience that may not know or care what a joy the…

Men in Black: International

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She was the Queen of Creole, and a friend to civil rights leaders and U.S. presidents. Leah Chase passed away June 1, 2019 at the age of 96.

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She was the Queen of Creole, and a friend to civil rights leaders and U.S. presidents. Leah Chase passed away June 1, 2019 at the age of 96.

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California king salmon, or chinook, is back in season. This week Gillian Ferguson talks about the prized fish with   Max Dornbush  , a buyer with   Gjelina Restaurant Group  .

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California king salmon, or chinook, is back in season. This week Gillian Ferguson talks about the prized fish with Max Dornbush , a buyer with Gjelina Restaurant Group .

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Tiki bars are arguably making a comeback these days. For many, these bars represent innocent nostalgia—an escape to an exotic, tropical past.

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Tiki bars are arguably making a comeback these days. For many, these bars represent innocent nostalgia—an escape to an exotic, tropical past.

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There’s been some interesting movement in the polls as the candidates parade through Iowa.

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There’s been some interesting movement in the polls as the candidates parade through Iowa.

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Writer and actress Phoebe Waller-Bridge talks comedy in everyday life in Season 2 of "Fleabag".

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Writer and actress Phoebe Waller-Bridge talks comedy in everyday life in Season 2 of "Fleabag".

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In the new book “In Love with Earth”, local author and environmental lawyer,  Marc McGinnes , talks about what emerged from the 1969 Santa Barbara oil spill and its public outrage.

New book follows the birth of the environmental movement

In the new book “In Love with Earth”, local author and environmental lawyer, Marc McGinnes , talks about what emerged from the 1969 Santa Barbara oil spill and its public outrage.

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Some new food and drink vendors have moved into shared commercial spaces on State Street.

State Street gets cozy with new shared commercial spaces

Some new food and drink vendors have moved into shared commercial spaces on State Street.

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William Finnegan talks surfing, writing, and growing up.

Pulitzer-prize winning author discusses surfing memoir ‘Barbarian Days’

William Finnegan talks surfing, writing, and growing up.

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After a year of negotiations, Ventura approved its first 24-hour homeless shelter.

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After a year of negotiations, Ventura approved its first 24-hour homeless shelter.

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President Trump says there’s absolutely no doubt that Iran was behind attacks this week on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. This follows the U.S.

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Comedian Hasan Minhaj devoted an episode of his Netflix show “The Patriot Act” to what’s going on in Sudan.

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Comedian Hasan Minhaj devoted an episode of his Netflix show “The Patriot Act” to what’s going on in Sudan.

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One of Donald Trump’s last California properties, a 5400 square foot Beverly Hills mansion, has been sold for $13.5 million.

Trump sells his Beverly Hills house to an Indonesian billionaire for $13.5 million

One of Donald Trump’s last California properties, a 5400 square foot Beverly Hills mansion, has been sold for $13.5 million.

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Real estate developers have had a huge influence on New York state lawmakers for decades.

New York just passed sweeping protections for renters, while rent control measures died in California

Real estate developers have had a huge influence on New York state lawmakers for decades.

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A big flop is painful even to the most successful filmmakers.

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A big flop is painful even to the most successful filmmakers.

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Emmy nomination voting is open.

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