More = Merrier


At Sunset Marquis Hotel, general manager Rod Gruendyke never dines alone. A guest pulls up a chair, musicians emerge hungry from the Studio downstairs and a two-top becomes a party.


Stop and smell the flour


Enough with the cupcakes. Nothing against them, you understand. Only cupcake worship could break down this city's resistance to carbs and inspire more than a dozen bakeries to open in the last year.

Good Eats


Because man cannot live on filet mignon alone, Variety Weekend asked three of L.A.'s most prominent chefs for their favorite spots to grab a bite for under $25.

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