LA eateries merge American culture with German cuisine

Think of the classic American backyard party: You crack open an ice-cold bottle of Miller Lite and swig it down while poking at hotdogs sizzling on an outdoor grill. The day is warm, sweetened by a glug of cool fizziness. It’s lazy, it’s relaxing and it’s social. Oktoberfest has several hundred times more fun and […]

Ooh La L.A! Festival brings best of French music

French food might often be seen as rich, but its music rarely gets the same reference or admiration as its cuisine. The Ooh La L.A! Festival, a three-day music event showcasing rising French music artists, seeks to shift the music palate of Los Angelenos toward developing a taste for French music culture. Its third annual […]

Oktoberfest’s Biergarten goes back to delicious roots

Biergarten is known for its fabulous German-Korean fusion dishes, but this weekend, it’s staying true to German roots in honor of Oktoberfest. The weekend-only menu, created and executed by pop-up chef Gary Robins (former chef of the now shuttered MoKo), is one of the few around town specially dedicated to the Oktoberfest celebration of German […]

USC to develop iPhone App for tracking heartbeat

Researchers at USC are collaborating with medical devices manufacturer St. Jude Michael to develop a new mobile app that will track pressure inside the human heart through an implanted sensor. A prototype for the same device was unveiled at the Body Computing Conference held in Los Angeles on Sept. 26. The app, called Pam+ (“Patient […]

New arts and humanities student org launched

  A new student organization, Asian Americans in Arts and Humanities, held its first board meeting Friday. The goal of the organization is to bring together Asian American arts and humanities students and provide support, advice and information, in addition to providing members the opportunity to explore career opportunities and networking. Alumni will also be […]

USC notches win over Arizona in wild game

Matt Barkley saw a lot of Carson Palmer, when the Heisman Trophy winner played for USC in the early 2000s. Growing up in nearby Newport Beach, Barkley, now a junior quarterback for the Trojans, remembers Palmer’s 2002 season — the year he won the award while throwing for 3,942 yards and 33 touchdowns. On Saturday, […]

Live Blog: USC vs. Arizona

We’re live here at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum for USC’s Pac-12 matchup against the Arizona Wildcats. Be sure to follow our live blog for in-game updates, as well as our Twitter account @DT_Sports. Live Blog: USC vs. Arizona