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Photo Gallery: Chinatown Moon Festival 2014


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LA Beer Week Has Dozens of Events That Highlight the Heavenly Brew

Starting today, Angelenos will have a great chance to try some delicious beers, ales and foods during LA Beer Week. The LA Brewers Beer Week (#LABW6) runs September 20-28 with lots of events, special tastings and of course great places … Continue reading

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Inaba: Japanese Oysters in Torrance

Inaba is noted for its handmade Soba which is difficult to make.  Buckwheat has very little gluten so that it doesn’t “stick” together easily.  Therefore, in order to facilate the making of Soba, about 20% is wheat flour to create … Continue reading

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SIP LBC September 21-27 Will Be a Week of Great Cocktails, Wine, Beer and Delicious Food

Long Beach has always been a great place to go and enjoy a good cocktail and dinner. This coming week there is even more reason to take a trip to Long Beach. September 21 through 27, Long Beach will be … Continue reading

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LA Loves Alex’s Lemonade Returns Saturday!

The LA Beat is extremely lucky to attend a number of food events throughout the year, but Alex’s Lemonade is especially close to our hearts. The enthusiasm is contagious as everyone carries on the spirit of Alexandria “Alex” Scott, a little girl … Continue reading

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The Slidebar Rock and Roll Kitchen in Fullerton: Great Rock and Delicious Food

As Neil Young said about the Sex Pistol’s Johnny Rotten, “Hey, Hey, my my, rock and roll will never die”. Well, for any one who wants to see that local rock in Orange County is not dead, the place to … Continue reading

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LA Rose Café: Pilipino on the Eastside

I remember coming to the LA Rose Café during the first wave of Nouvelle California Cuisine which started sometime in the mid 1970′s in Los Angeles and incorporated mainly French cooking technique with Japanese aesthetics.  Around 1982, we stepped into … Continue reading

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It’s Time for the Chinatown Moon Festival!

Saturday night Chinatown will celebrate the 74th annual Moon Festival. The Autumn Moon Festival takes place in the Central Plaza beginning at 5pm. It is believed that this is the time of the year when the moon is at its fullest and … Continue reading

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Quenelle Keeps Burbank Cool

Burbank is home to some of the best sweets in the LA area — donuts from Donut Hut, guava pastries from Porto’s, and tea cakes from Martinello’s. A little over a year ago, Quenelle opened up in a little storefront on Magnolia … Continue reading

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Ventura’s Upcoming Blues and Brews Festival Promises a Weekend of Stellar Blues Music, Craft Beers and Delicious BBQ

The weekend of September 20 and 21, a short drive up to Ventura will yield a great weekend of beer, BBQ and music. In conjunction with Ventura Beer Week, September 14 to 21, the California Beer Festival starts off Saturday … Continue reading

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