Monday, July 16



In the sixth installment of her column "Bookmarked," Daily Bruin columnist Clea Wurster went to Now Serving LA, a bookstore centered around cookbooks and culinary-themed books. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

Chinatown bookstore offers curated local and global culinary knowledge

Los Angeles is home to a multitude of specialized bookstores, from those oriented toward horror and mystery to others with more practical focuses, like cookbooks. Follow columnist Clea Wurster as she explores the many niche literary interests the city accommodates. Read more...

Photo: In the sixth installment of her column "Bookmarked," Daily Bruin columnist Clea Wurster went to Now Serving LA, a bookstore centered around cookbooks and culinary-themed books. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

In the sixth installment of her column "Bookmarked," Daily Bruin columnist Clea Wurster went to Now Serving LA, a bookstore centered around cookbooks and culinary-themed books. (Niveda Tennety/Daily Bruin)

(Courtesy of Matthew Murphy)

Theater review: ‘School of Rock’

“School of Rock” opens like a concert, complete with smoke, sweeping red lights and a rock band performing with guitars and drums. Then walls of a bedroom, and later, school maps and doors slide in, transitioning the concert opening into a musical and introducing the reality of the main character’s unsuccessful music career. Read more...

Photo: (Courtesy of Matthew Murphy)

(Courtesy of Matthew Murphy)



The travel bookstore Distant Lands offered a myriad of travel related materials such as city guides, cultural bios and backpacks. However, the cluttered set up of the store made browsing difficult. (Clea Wurster/Daily Bruin)

Bookmarked: Distant Lands disappoints with cramped aisles, lackluster selection

Los Angeles is home to a multitude of specialized bookstores, from those oriented toward horror and mystery to others with more practical focuses, like cookbooks. Follow columnist Clea Wurster as she explores the many niche literary interests the city accommodates. Read more...

Photo: The travel bookstore Distant Lands offered a myriad of travel related materials such as city guides, cultural bios and backpacks. However, the cluttered set up of the store made browsing difficult. (Clea Wurster/Daily Bruin)

The travel bookstore Distant Lands offered a myriad of travel related materials such as city guides, cultural bios and backpacks. However, the cluttered set up of the store made browsing difficult. (Clea Wurster/Daily Bruin)


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