Category Archives: Food

AltaMed’s East LA Meets Napa & Beyond 2014

What could be better than eating endless tacos and ceviches? Maybe a bottomless wine glass? How about enjoying it all for charity? On Friday night, AltaMed hosted its 9th annual “East LA Meets Napa & Beyond” event at Union Station. All proceeds benefit … Continue reading

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Burbank: Heaven for Insomniacs

It’s 3am and you can’t sleep? Do you work the graveyard shift and you have a thousand things to get done? Cruise on down to Burbank where you can run your errands all night long. Maybe it’s to cater to … Continue reading

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Otani Izzy Fish Market & Restaurant

The Otani family & their descendants apparently are carrying on the torch in order to continue the family legacy of a fish store cum restaurant that carries superior quality fish & seafood at reasonable prices & dates back to 1952. … Continue reading

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Food GPS Rib Fest 2014

Congratulations to Food GPS for a fantastic festival! From the moment I saw workers checking guests in and giving them wristbands while they waited in line, I knew this was going to be a well-organized event. Most events have so many tents it’s … Continue reading

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2014 Lotus Festival

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The Standing Room Takes a Seat in Hermosa

The Standing Room, a small burger and sandwich joint tucked in the back of Catalina Liquor is just the kind of diamond in the rough that foodies love. Chef Taeyoung “T.K.” Kim brings his Hawaiian heritage and a little Korean soul to … Continue reading

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Sweet Rose Creamery treats Downtown L.A. Arts District to pop up ice cream delights

Sweet Rose Creamery, a small batch ice cream shop, is known for Executive Chef and owner Shiho Yoshikawa’s dedication to making the best ice cream possible out of fresh, organic dairy ingredients and farmer’s market fruits and produce. Every Saturday … Continue reading

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Big Bite Bacon Fest in San Diego was a Tasty Pork Fantasy

The Big Bite Bacon Fest last Saturday at the San Diego County Fair provided over 4,000 guests and FOB’s (Friends of Bacon) with a way to taste a lot of great bacon-based food items. The Del Mar Arena was full … Continue reading

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What LA Needs Now: A Rib Festival! Sunday July 13

Since 2005, Food GPS has been at the forefront of groundbreaking food writing and chef profiles. Writer and founder Joshua Lurie’s love for food simply could not be limited to the written word. Wanting to share the best of LA with fellow … Continue reading

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Dog Haus Opening in Canoga Park Kicks Off National Hot Dog Month

The Valley is known for stalwart hot dog joints such as Fab’s and Cupid’s.  However, we were fortunate to discover a brand new gourmet purveyor of meat in a bun when attending the official opening day and ribbon cutting ceremony at … Continue reading

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