Rita Hayworth

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2014

    Plan Tijuana: The Interrupted Renaissance of Avenida Revolución

    Oh to have been in Tijuana during prohibition, to have seen the shows, the glamour, and style at the Agua Caliente casino; to have bellied up to the Long Bar for a beer after having dined at Caesar's or Victor's on their famous table side salads. Back then Tijuana was a much different destination th ... More >>

  • Culture

    September 19, 2013

    No-Poo Your 'Do

    [Trendzilla] Movement advocates dropping your shampoo in favor of old-school procedures—and it works

  • Culture

    March 14, 2013

    George Hurrell: Hooray!

    A Laguna Art Museum show of the legendary photographer of the stars reminds us why they shone so brightly

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2013

    Bol Corona: Gambling on Burritos in Post-U.S. Prohibition Tijuana

    It was 1934, the 21st Amendment to the U.S. Constitution had just repealed prohibition at the close of 1933, and a year later, Mexican president Lázaro Cárdenas would outlaw gambling and close Tijuana's world famous Agua Caliente Casino and Hotel. This was the state of things in Tijuana ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2012

    Five Things You Didn't Know About Margaritas

    ​Today is National Margarita Day, a made-up holiday so food critics like myself can do listicles like these and ensure more readers will click through our posts to read regurgitated facts like how the margarita is the nation's most popular cocktail (somewhat true) to that Emiliano Zapata invented ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2012

    Four Big Facts The Daily Got Wrong In Its History of the Burrito

    ​Here's to hoping my Taco USA: How Mexican Food Conquered America is hitting the cultural caliente list at the right time--and it is, if you go by recent histories on Mexican food published by mainstream publications. I know Smithsonian Magazine is working on something because they called me for c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2010

    Boob War Fourth of July Special: 13 Original Pairs of Breasts That Made America Great

    ​A holiday is a great excuse to run an overused concept into the ground. That's why the Fourth of July is a perfect opportunity for a Boob War Special Edition (cue percussive theme music) that takes a historical look at the pioneering woman--and their breasts--responsible for making our country g ... More >>

  • Columns

    November 12, 2009
  • Blogs

    April 16, 2009

    5 More NBFF Recommendations (and 4 Other Ones)

    Here's the thing about several films screening at the 10th annual Newport Beach Film Festival, which opens Thursday, April 23, and continues through April 30: many entries have been shown at earlier festivals in New York, Los Angeles and elsewhere. Since the Weekly is part of a chain with papers in ... More >>

  • Film

    September 7, 2006

    Man and Superman

    An American hero shows his dark side in Hollywoodland

  • Food

    May 30, 2002

    Straw Dog

    Short on berries, short on fun

  • Culture

    June 3, 1999

    Arts Past Isnt Dead

    It isnt even past