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- Top Chef star Stefan Richter is everywhere: two new Santa Monica restaurants and an Entourage cameo.
- The candy from the half-century-old La Zamorana is also a slice of Mexican-American history.
- Black bean hummus is a spicy twist on the usual chickpea blend.
- Crisp autumn nights are just right for cuddling up with this "big, gentle bear" of a wine from Umbria.