October 5, 1997 |
The multiracial citizenry who inhabit Southern California in varying degrees of can-we-all-get-along? harmony have nothing on the rainbow coalition of local restaurants. Seldom seen in foodstuffs other than M&Ms, blue figures in House of Blues, downtown's Blue Cube hamburger stand and Pete's Blue Chip, an Eagle Rock sandwich joint named for owner Pete Vagenas and for the (usually) positive connotations of blue chip stocks.
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April 15, 1985 |
Jerry Primack of Canoga Park was in the pink Sunday as he arrived at his mother-in-law's house for what he believed would be a quiet dinner to celebrate his 50th birthday. His pink turned to a blush once he realized the more than 60 people standing outside the house holding pink balloons were there to whisk him away on a school bus to his surprise birthday party.
June 7, 2009 |
The gig: Co-owners of the Pink's hot dog stand. Richard Pink, 65, his sister, Beverly Pink Wolfe, and his wife, Gloria Pink, inherited the stand near the corner of Melrose Avenue and La Brea Boulevard in Hollywood from Richard and Beverly's parents. Richard Pink, a real estate lawyer for ING Real Estate, holds the title of president. His wife oversees operations and promotions. The family took the business from a humble pushcart in a weed-choked lot to a Hollywood landmark.
August 15, 2001 |
If you're a mushroom lover, this new mushroom slicer may be just the thing for you. It can slice up a box of mushrooms in minutes, though we found it works best if the mushrooms are fresh and firm. The steel blades will slice a batch of uniform mushroom slices for salads, soups or stir fries. It also works well on strawberries and some vegetables. It locks closed for easy storage and is dishwasher safe. Mushroom Slicer, $14.95 from Sur La Table stores.
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April 25, 1999 |
Ever since the Winnetka 20 movie theater opened last year in Chatsworth, Lila Carone has come here almost weekly, usually in the afternoons. But it's not the bargain matinees that draw her. It's the food--specifically, the Pink's chili cheese hot dogs. A Los Angeles culinary institution, Pink's hot dogs were available only at the original Pink's stand on La Brea Avenue near Melrose Avenue until the Winnetka 20 started selling them last year.