April is National Grilled Cheese Month! Angelinos -> Clementine!

If you’re in LA hop on over to Clementine in Century City to experience some fancy schmancy grilled cheese sandwiches from five of L.A.'s top chefs! Via Caroline on Crack here are the highlights: April 1-4: * Oliver's Grilled Cheese ($9.75) – pepperjack, soppressata and Calabrian peppers on white rye – courtesy of Nancy Silverton of Mozza/La Brea Bakery April 6-11 * Chicharron de Queso ($9.25) – crispy fried cheese with black beans, avocado, pickled jalapenos, mayo and pico de gallo – by Jimmy Shaw, Loteria Grill chef/owner * Little Armenia ($9.50) – soujouk, melty cheese, herbs and grilled tomato on Armenian bread April 13-16 * Provolone and Hot Italian Sausage ($10.50) – with garlicky rapini on ciabatta – by Evan Kleinman, host of KCRW's Good Food and Angeli Caf chef/owner * Quesadilla with Havarti ($9.75) – roasted poblanos and ripe mango, served with salsa and black bean salad April 20-25 * Chili Dog Grilled Cheese ($9.50) – a salute to Pink's – meaty chili and hot dog melted together with cheddar cheese * Camembert ($10.25) – with mustard greens and mushrooms on country bread – by Amelia Saltsman, author of The Santa Monica Farmers' Market Cookbook April 27-30 * Cobb Sandwich ($9.75) – with havarti, blue cheese, chicken, bacon, avocado, roasted tomato mayo on semolina bread * Queso Mahon and Chorizo ($9.75) – with quince paste and romesco – by Suzanne Goin, chef/owner of Lucques, AOC and Tavern I know, grilled cheese for $10?! WTF, Alice? These are not your average grilled cheese sandwiches, people! These are God-like creations! Clementine website



December 10, 2016

World Map Reveals What Each Country Does Better Than Any Other

Designer David McCandless of Information is Beautiful has created a fascinating world map called International Number Ones. “Because every country is the best at something,” McCandless also offers the caveat that this accolade is “according to data,” which makes perfect sense once you study the map. Being the number one at something isn’t necessarily a compliment. Many countries are the “best” when it comes to issues that are morally reprehensible.

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December 9, 2016

Intricately Detailed Floating Cube Casts Stunning Shadows

We have always been big fans of Pakistan-born artist Anila Quayyum Agha’s mesmerizing art. In 2014, we raved about Intersections, a captivating wooden cube that cast dreamy shadows with a single light bulb. Fortunately for us, Agha is still creating intricate installations in this style, with her most recent, radiant piece being All The Flowers Are For Me. Like Intersections, All The Flowers Are For Me plays with light and space.

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