One of the most notable trends emerging from SXSW earlier this month was the increasing prevalence of financial partnerships between artists and brands. The highest-profile example of this phenomenon came courtesy of Lil Wayne, who taped a Mountain Dew spot from the stage at his Young Money/Cash Mon ... More >>
1937 copy of La Florida recipe bookLast week I told you about the La Florida Bar in Havana, Cuba, "la catedral del Daiquiri."
This week's drink comes from a brittle 1937 copy of that bar's recipe book, which was found at a flea market. The book is old enough that each recipe is in both Spani ... More >>
Metro is taking away company cars and requiring its "senior management" to ride the bus or rail. At a public hearing this afternoon, Metro released additional details about how it plans to cut this year's budget by $431 million. George Greanias, Metro's president, talked again about the plan to s ... More >>
Padma Lakshmi isn't technically a celebrity chef. Yes, she's published two cookbooks and hosted/starred in an array of food-related programming. But she's also known for plenty of other endeavors, chief among them being married to Salman Rushdie and her career as a highly successful Indian model/act ... More >>