Tag: California

The Gram Parsons Search Project

We’re tooling down California Highway 62 on a rapidly warming Monday afternoon. The fine dust and grime of three days’ worth of camping at Joshua Tree National Forest cakes my skin, adding a couple notches to the temperature. We roll past the Joshua Tree Inn, and I catch a glimpse of an acoustic guitar sculpture

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California Foie Flap: Hold the Panic

Last Friday, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said California was once again free to enforce a ban on foie gras. PETA rejoiced. Chefs bristled in anger. The news came so abruptly, it felt like an end-of-the-week data dump. Its swiftness caught Michelin-star chef Josiah Citrin of Santa Monica’s Melisse off-guard, and it also

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