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



January 17, 2017

Former Industrialized Area in Belgium Transformed Into Futuristic Eco-Village

Belgian ecological designer Vincent Callebaut is a master of green sustainable architecture. With his new conceptual project, he creates yet another environmentally sensitive fantasy land, this time transforming Brussels’ historic Tour & Taxis. The resulting concept is a sleek, futuristic eco-village that any young professional would love to call home. As a former industrial site, Tour & Taxis was once a symbol of the golden age of Industrialization, and its approximately 100 acres (40 hectares)

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January 17, 2017

Liberating Portraits of Ballerinas Elegantly Dancing in the Streets of Cairo

Like many dance photographers, Mohamed Taher has a knack for beautifully capturing the body in motion. His interest in movement is evident in his Ballerinas of Cairo series, and the captivating collection of photos also serves a more poignant purpose: it helps women fight sexual harassment and reclaim the city’s streets. After learning about the Ballerina Project, an ongoing series that documents dancers in urban settings across the globe, Taher was inspired to carry out a similar undertaking in the Egyptian capital.

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