Category Archives: Food

It’s Tamale Time at Casa Vega!

Casa Vega on Ventura Boulevard is as old-school as it gets, serving Southern California-style Mexican Food in LA for 61 years. The Vega family opened their first restaurant on Olvera Street in the 1930s. The next generation opened Casa Vega in … Continue reading

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How to Survive Black Friday Madness! What to Eat

You might have camped outside the mall all night, and are already clutching your beloved doorbuster to your chest. If you need some sustenance, here are a few specials for you: Float is a combination coffee shop and soda fountain … Continue reading

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Tropicalia Music & Taco Festival: Live Review and Photo Gallery

Having attended multiple events at the Queen Mary in years past, including a great staging of the All Tomorrow’s Parties festival in 2003, and multiple versions of the Ink And Iron Festival, I thought I knew what we would be … Continue reading

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Random LA: Viva Sunset Boulevard Tacqueros!!

Images by Judy Ornelas Sisneros. All rights reserved.

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Taste Talks 2017 Brought Great Chefs Together to Taste and to Talk

At the end of October, Northside Media Inc., out of Brooklyn, hosted their second annual Taste Talks food and drink festival in LA. Taking over two sections of event space, The Holding Company, the day was two-fold. All day the Taste … Continue reading

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Take a Risk — Eat Lutefisk

This is one for those adventurous foodies who are eager to try unusual delicacies — the more obscure, the more adventurous, the better (I’m looking at you, Eddie Lin). For those who have not yet experienced this delicacy, lutefisk is … Continue reading

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Twohey’s Take-2: the Route 66 Landmark Makes Landfall in Pasadena

Alhambra’s original historic Route 66 local favorite, Twohey’s restaurant, which recently celebrated its 75th anniversary, has opened an extension of its fare to Pasadena with a re-imagining of classic American food at their new Twohey’s Tavern. Now open in the … Continue reading

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The Mighty: Best Food I’ve Ever Had

Here is a photo of the best food I’ve ever had in my life. The Mighty‘s agnolotti — butternut squash in freshly made pasta envelopes, tossed in maple brown butter with trevisio, pecan, mint, pomegranate and Parmesan. A perfect mix … Continue reading

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Highlights from LA Magazine’s Food Event 2017

Once again, Los Angeles magazine held their annual Food Event at the gorgeous Saddlerock Ranch, with its wide expanse of grass nestled in the shadow of the hills. There were a lot of new participants this year, including both new and … Continue reading

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The Ponte Introduces its Inviting Fall Menu

The Ponte, a contemporary Italian venture from Chopped star Scott Conant and fab Executive Chef Freddy Vargas, is a small, friendly place on West Beverly, situated near some of the city’s most esteemed chow pads. There’s a dignified, modern-old-Hollywood air … Continue reading

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