Tuesday, November 20

The $13 cacio e pepe bowl includes kelp noodles, black pepper cream, snap peas, dehydrated olives and sprouts. The dish's white cashew sauce had a savory salt-and-pepper flavor. (Lindsay Weinberg/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Boulevard Bites: Make Out’s pricey plant-based dishes offer glimpse into LA culture

Finding a delicious restaurant in Los Angeles can be difficult among the city’s thousands of dining options. To help readers narrow down their search, the Daily Bruin will review restaurants located along main streets near UCLA each week. Read more...

Photo: The $13 cacio e pepe bowl includes kelp noodles, black pepper cream, snap peas, dehydrated olives and sprouts. The dish's white cashew sauce had a savory salt-and-pepper flavor. (Lindsay Weinberg/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The $13 cacio e pepe bowl includes kelp noodles, black pepper cream, snap peas, dehydrated olives and sprouts. The dish's white cashew sauce had a savory salt-and-pepper flavor. (Lindsay Weinberg/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The Voodoo Doll doughnut features chocolate frosting and a pretzel stabbed in its heart. Inside, raspberry jelly filling looks like blood. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)

Restaurant Review: Voodoo Doughnut

“Good things come in pink boxes” in Portland maybe, but not in Hollywood. The slogan belongs to Voodoo Doughnut, which opened its fifth location at Universal CityWalk on March 9. Read more...

Photo: The Voodoo Doll doughnut features chocolate frosting and a pretzel stabbed in its heart. Inside, raspberry jelly filling looks like blood. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)

The Voodoo Doll doughnut features chocolate frosting and a pretzel stabbed in its heart. Inside, raspberry jelly filling looks like blood. (Miriam Bribiesca/Photo editor)

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Movie review: ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Remakes can’t win. Either they aren’t faithful enough to their source material or they are redundant rehashes. Disney’s latest live-action remake, “Beauty and the Beast” brings the tale as old as time to life with special effects and more developed character backstories. Read more...

Photo: (Walt Disney Studios)

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Film graduate student Myra Aquino is working on on a short film about Southeast Asian breakfast foods. Facebook connections from the region sent Aquino clips of their countrys' local dishes for her project, “The Southeast Asia Conversation.” (Marley Maron/Daily Bruin)

Grad student redirects passion toward film after finishing med school

Myra Aquino traded doctors’ scrubs for a director’s chair. During her four years at the University of Miami, Aquino doubted her passion for medicine. Her mind wandered in class, imagining her family medicine lecture turning into a martial arts movie. Read more...

Photo: Film graduate student Myra Aquino is working on on a short film about Southeast Asian breakfast foods. Facebook connections from the region sent Aquino clips of their countrys' local dishes for her project, “The Southeast Asia Conversation.” (Marley Maron/Daily Bruin)

Film graduate student Myra Aquino is working on on a short film about Southeast Asian breakfast foods. Facebook connections from the region sent Aquino clips of their countrys' local dishes for her project, “The Southeast Asia Conversation.” (Marley Maron/Daily Bruin)

The Hammer Museum began renovations in September 2016 after UCLA's $92.5 million purchase in 2015 allowed the museum to grow into five floors of a Wilshire Boulevard building. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Hammer Museum releases details of expansion plan

The Hammer Museum announced details of its upcoming expansion, which will increase exhibition space 60 percent by 2020, in a press release Thursday. The proposed renovations, spearheaded by architect Michael Maltzan, began in September 2016 with remodeling the museum’s third floor galleries. Read more...

Photo: The Hammer Museum began renovations in September 2016 after UCLA's $92.5 million purchase in 2015 allowed the museum to grow into five floors of a Wilshire Boulevard building. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The Hammer Museum began renovations in September 2016 after UCLA's $92.5 million purchase in 2015 allowed the museum to grow into five floors of a Wilshire Boulevard building. (Daily Bruin file photo)

In alumna Sara Bareilles' "Waitress," expectant mother Jenna (pictured, as played by Jessie Mueller) works at a diner baking pies. (Courtesy of Joan Marcus)

Theater review: ‘Waitress’

UCLA alumna Sara Bareilles serves up a sweet story about a waitress who finds joy in baking pies. Bareilles wrote the music and lyrics for the musical “Waitress,” based on the movie of the same name. Read more...

Photo: In alumna Sara Bareilles' "Waitress," expectant mother Jenna (pictured, as played by Jessie Mueller) works at a diner baking pies. (Courtesy of Joan Marcus)

In alumna Sara Bareilles' "Waitress," expectant mother Jenna (pictured, as played by Jessie Mueller) works at a diner baking pies. (Courtesy of Joan Marcus)

A Facebook page created on Nov. 22 has become a platform for students to post memes about everything from Chancellor Gene Block to Bruin Plate culture. (UCLA Memes for Sick AF Tweens)

New study break: UCLA students turn to memes

Students’ latest method of procrastinating for finals is sharing UCLA-related memes. The “UCLA Memes for Sick AF Tweens” Facebook page has gained about 8,000 group members since its creation on Nov. Read more...

Photo: A Facebook page created on Nov. 22 has become a platform for students to post memes about everything from Chancellor Gene Block to Bruin Plate culture. (UCLA Memes for Sick AF Tweens)

A Facebook page created on Nov. 22 has become a platform for students to post memes about everything from Chancellor Gene Block to Bruin Plate culture. (UCLA Memes for Sick AF Tweens)


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