My scent, representing East/Northeast L.A., was supposed to smell like Mexican food and orange blossom. Goeltzenleuchter made it with cumin and neroli oil. Another participant told me that a lot of people think cumin smells like body odor. Perhaps this explained the gagging.
— Columnist Meghan Daum of the Los Angeles Times attends the one-day installation "Sillage" at the Santa Monica Museum of Art. Read more at Smells like ... a Westsider: All wet lawn and the sweat of a trophy wife.