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  • Puff, the magic (Kosher) pastry

    June 4, 2014 | 11:24 am

    The cupcake. The macaron. And now the nuage cake. 

    The public embraces dessert trends with an intense — and sometimes fleeting — passion. Fortunately for those who observe the laws of kashrut, the latest sweet treat to appear on the L.A. scene happens to be certified kosher. 

  • ‘Ace of Cakes’ goes West

    February 6, 2013 | 11:42 am

    It all started with a wedding cake. 

    When Duff Goldman — the now-famous star of the former Food Network reality series “Ace of Cakes” — was working as a hotel pastry chef in Vail, Colo., a friend asked him to make a cake for his nuptials on the side. It was the amazed reaction of...

  • Big, bigger, biggest Sunday

    By Ryan Torok

    May 17, 2011 | 5:53 pm

    The cast on Sarah Byrnes’ foot didn’t slow her down. On Sunday, May 15, she hobbled around the parking lot at Temple Israel of Hollywood, overseeing clothing and book drives, shooting photos of kids dancing and families volunteering, and responding to calls on her walkie-talkie....

  • Melrose: Avenue of the Stars of David

    By Gaby Wenig

    August 12, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    The street was made famous by the TV show "Melrose Place," and for years, scores of tourists have trawled Melrose Avenue every day, hoping that some Los Angeles stardust will rub off on them.

    They find a number of things as they stroll down Melrose: They discover that while there...

  • A Taste of Tunisia Comes to Melrose

    By Gaby Wenig

    May 20, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    When Cedric Marmet lived in Paris, he watched the crowds line up outside Place L'entrecote, a famous tiny restaurant with a limited menu.

    "You had no choice there," said Marmet, relaxing in the cozy dining room of his new kosher French-style bistro, Greta's. "There was one kind of...