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  • The Parish

    February 6, 2013 | 11:23 am

    At The Parish, breakfast is served with a twist. A dainty lineup of four gourmet biscuit sandwiches arrives containing such unusual fillings as fried chicken and maple Dijon; trout and pickles; sage eggs and sausage; and bacon and avocado. 

    Proclaiming the array “beautiful,”...

  • Delijanis put historic theater district back in the spotlight

    By Karmel Melamed

    August 1, 2012 | 1:23 pm

    The classic Los Angeles Theater at Broadway and Sixth Street is not much to look at from the outside—situated alongside a host of busy retail shops, its sidewalk is lined with street vendors selling toys and trinkets. But upon entering the theater’s French Baroque-style lobby, with...

  • Remembering Ira Yellin

    August 1, 2012 | 12:52 pm

    Tradition holds that the greatest gifts affect the most people, often with the least attribution.

    Revelers who enjoy the revitalization of downtown Los Angeles, with its theaters and concert halls, bars, restaurants and thousands of new housing units, owe deep appreciation to Ira...

  • Buying in and moving out — Jewish tales of downtown

    August 9, 2011 | 4:46 pm

    A new downtown Jew, Eric Clark, was driving east on Olympic, heading home with a new futon mattress stuffed in the trunk of his car. The streetscape signage turned from English to Korean to Spanish and then, as he drove under the 110 Freeway and past L.A. Live, back to English again....

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  • Schnitzel gets its due

    August 9, 2011 | 4:11 pm

    Schnitzly is the purveyor of perhaps the least-heralded Jewish food around — chicken coated in breadcrumbs.

    It may not have the cachet of matzah ball soup or bagels with lox, but that could change thanks to Yakov Brenenson and Menachem Eliyahu.

    The 21-year-old Orthodox...

  • Kosher, allergy-free bakery brings sweet indulgence downtown

    By Rachel Heller

    August 9, 2011 | 4:06 pm

    The time: evening, after a delicious fleishig dinner. The place: outside the local cupcake shop. The contenders: one kosher nosher versus a towering heap of buttercream frosting. Sweet tooth, thwarted.

    At Babycakes NYC, this scene might have played out differently. The vegan, kosher...