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  1. Crime Scenes
    Chef Who Boiled His Wife Gets Fifteen Years to LifeDavid Viens was denied a request for a retrial, along with the heinous crime he previously confessed to.
  2. Crime Scenes
    Chef Who Confessed To Boiling His Wife Found Guilty of MurderHis defense argued that David Viens did not actually slow-cook his dead wife.
  3. Crime Scenes
    Killer Chef Tries To Rep Himself in Court, Haunted By Yelp ReviewsFor some reason, users of UrbanSpoon and Yelp are kicking this sicko when he’s down.
  4. Crime Scenes
    California Chef Confesses to Cooking His WifeDavid Viens put his dead wife in a 55-gallon drum of boiling water, but kept the skull.
  5. Crime Scenes
    Lomita’s Killer Chef Once Joked About Cooking a CorpseDavid Viens’ daughter offers damning testimony in the disappearance of her step-mother.
  6. Neighborhood Watch
    Kitchen 24 Opens Second Location This Monday; Library Alehouse Joins Pliny theThe second location of the Hollywood restaurant is twice as big, with new dishes and a patio.
  7. Mediavore
    L.A. County Food Stamp Users Set to Reach 1 Million; Russian Army Ate Dog FoodBy the end of 2011, food stamp usage will hit a new high in Los Angeles.
  8. The Other Critics
    Gold Meets The Noodle Guy; Merrill Shindler Chooses Chun ChonThe L.A. Weekly critic also takes a first bite at Ray’s and declares Morningstar the current market menu master.
  9. Neighborhood Watch
    Lydia Bastianich Comes to Town; Cafe Gratitude Lands in Larchmont TomorrowSan Francisco’s hippie-dippy, “cult” classic opens its first L.A. store.
  10. Mediavore
    Lomita Restaurant Owner Tries to Commit Suicide; Hate Crime at Korean RestaurantThe owner of Lomita’s Thyme Contemporary Cafe, a suspect in the death of his wife, tries leaping to his death while pursued by cops.
  11. The Other Critics
    Gold Gobbles Offal at Waterloo; Shangri-La Surprises SherryA pork chop doused in blood pudding rocks the L.A. Weekly, while L.A. Times review of a “good” hotel dining room makes us yawn.
  12. Mediavore
    Michael Jordon Sues Grocery Stores; Mr. Fitness Sues Whole FoodsTwo accomplished athletes sue food vendors.