April 14, 1999
1. "The New York Times Passover Cookbook," edited by Linda Amster (William Morrow, $25). Collection of almost 50 years of Seder recipes. Last Week: 2 Weeks on List: 6 2. "How To Cook Everything," by Mark Bittman (MacMillan, $25). A fresh approach to the cooking encyclopedia, with more than 1,500 recipes. Last Week: 1 Weeks on List: 29 3. "Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone," by Deborah Madison (Broadway Books, $40).
July 11, 2012 |
Magazine publishing giant Conde Nast shook up its corporate sales staff Wednesday by placing digital advertising boss Josh Stinchcomb over sales for print, digital, mobile, video and marketing services. The change displaced Tom Hartman, vice president of corporate sales, who is leaving the company that publishes Vogue, Glamour, GQ, Allure, Vanity Fair and 13 other titles. Hartman previously served for five years at Gourmet magazine, ending as publisher. He is one of a dozen staffers leaving as a result of the changes.
October 13, 1994
Want to celebrate somewhere deluxe? Head over to Auberge at Barnabey's Hotel in Manhattan Beach, possibly the most romantic dining room in the South Bay. This elegant Victorian restaurant, lit by small red chandeliers, features intimate booths, partially shielded with red velvet drapes. Even when full, the room is so quiet you could hear a quenelle drop. Fortunately, it's not only the decor at Auberge that's special.
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August 16, 2009 |
One recent morning, an employee of Ganahl Lumber in Anaheim walked out to his car and found a tea bag and a handwritten note under his windshield. Imprinted on the bag were several thoughts for the day offered by the tea company. The note read, "Give this to the person who puts the sayings on your reader board." The employee dutifully passed along the note to administrative assistant Lorraine Uribe, who has been posting daily witticisms on the company's Ball Road marquee for 11 years.
March 5, 1992 |
Mission Foods now packages tortillas in a reusable bag with a zipper seal. No more having to throw away the dried, curling top of the stack when you leave tortillas in the refrigerator. Another Sports Breakthrough This spring, Frozfruit, the frozen fruit bar company, will introduce the nation's first sports drink frozen on a stick. PowerBurst, something like a Gatorade Popsicle, will come in orange, lemon-lime and berry flavors.
June 19, 2009 |
When the LA Weekly wrote a lengthy story last September about how little Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa attended to his official duties, it wasn't plowing fresh soil. The mayor's exuberant fundraising and his frenetic campaigning on behalf of presidential contender Hillary Rodham Clinton had already received plenty of attention, in this paper and elsewhere.