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Nutella espionage

April 28, 2009

Recently, a friend of mine passed an unmarked brown paper bag to me during a walk through a crowded Los Angeles farmers market.  Passersby eddied around us; the traffic cop stationed in front of the alley conducted her street orchestra.  We were so busy looking at the fruit-laden stalls that we didn’t say anything or [...]

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Confessions of a Nutella addict

March 14, 2009

The article I wrote about Nutella was, both at the time and in retrospect, my favorite LAT story.  It dragged me out of the chocolate closet and onto Facebook.  And I ate Nutella by the jar, sitting at my desk at the Fluorescent Light Factory (the Times Mirror Bldg.), spoon in hand, chocolate on the [...]

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