Explore Downtown Los Angeles and the Arts District with Exposition Review

Downtown Los Angeles Arts District

Feeling the Los Angeles love.

As the Editor-in-Chief of the multi-genre literary journal, Exposition Review, I was lucky enough to transform my exploration of Downtown Los Angeles and the Arts District into a blog about our fair city. Whether you’re a local, a visitor, or in town for AWP or BinderCon, you’ll find more than one reason to walk in LA! Get the guide (complete with map) here.

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Homemade Healthy Cauliflower-Crust Pizza

Cauliflower Crust Pizza

You’ll never believe how healthy this pizza recipe is!

This healthy cauliflower-crust pizza recipe is one I’ve remastered from recipes found around the blogosphere. It’s even healthier and has an added spice. I gave this pizza (as a leftover, mind you) to my non-health-nut father, and even he LOVED it. It’s a necessary addition to any pizza lover’s recipe arsenal.

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Vegetarian Fares Well at Jiraffe

Jiraffe restaurant

Jiraffe’s lower dining room, courtesy of Jiraffe’s restaurant.

Last night, I took my fiancé to Jiraffe for his birthday dinner. Because I live in Santa Monica and take the 5th St. exit off the 10, I drive past this restaurant all the time. One of my good foodie friends recommended it to me years ago, so, needless to say, I was excited to try it.

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Friday Finds

Friday Finds, a weekly batch of news and the like…

If you’re an LA foodie, check out LA Weekly’s 99 Essential Restaurants.

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If you like Wes Anderson, or music, or a combination of the two, check out this Vulture article about Anderson’s music supervisor Randall PosterHotel Chevalier/The Darjeeling Limited‘s “Where Do You Go To (My Lovely)?” by Peter Sarstedt (above) is one of my all time favorite musical scenes, especially with Mr. Louix XVI, Jason Schwartzman, shacking up in a Parisian hotel with vicious ex Natalie Portman.

Steven Zevitas eloquently explains “Why the Art World Is in Trouble.”

My, the times they are a changing…as evident in these forty old photographs

climate engineering

“This rendering shows a cloud-brightening scheme by scientist John Latham in which a ship sprays salt particles into the air to reflect sunlight and slow global warming. (John MacNeil)” – LA Times

It’s terrifying that humans have to consider developing climate engineering to combat global warming and the destruction of our overpopulated planet — not to mention the potential negative impacts that could result from its use. Still, what an amazing concept.

What was most interesting to you this week? Leave your favorite news stories in the comments section.