Category Archives: Food

Relax! They Can’t Take Your Milky Bar Away.

As near as I can gather among the shrieking panic of social media, Cadbury can no longer export their chocolate to the US.  It seems Cadbury licensed Hershey’s to produce American-made Cadbury. American-made Cadbury has more sugar, more emulsifiers and … Continue reading

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$3 All Night Happy Hour at Edwin Mills in Pasadena

Happy Hours can be really inconvenient unless your job has a serious drinking culture and 40 hours a week just isn’t enough time to hang out with your co-workers. Most of us would rather take a breather, change clothes and arrange … Continue reading

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Chaos in the Kitchen: Recipes From All Your Favorite Punk Bands by Willy Jak and Brad Persley

Musician Willy Jak of the Dayglo Abortions has always seen a connection between punk rock and cooking. A discussion with Dave Witte of Municipal Waste inspired him to compile the recipes he had been collecting from other musicians while touring, along with some new additions. Each recipe … Continue reading

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Jonathan Gold Drops the Pretense of Anonymity

It’s hard to remain anonymous in the age of social media. Especially when you have long red hair.

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Larry’s Hot Dogs Have the Snap

Larry’s Chili Dog in Burbank has been around since 1952, and the current owners, John and Veronica, have owned it now for over 10 years. This little green shack with a comfortable shaded patio has been a longtime favorite of Burbank’s locals. … Continue reading

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CANVAS Food and Lab Concept Rolls Out Worldwide Beginning at the Irvine Marriott

A refreshing new concept is on the way to making one local restauranteur very happy, as JW Marriott rolls out their CANVAS Food and Lab concept internationally, starting with the Irvine Marriott and the Shenzen (China) Marriott. Locally, Marriott held … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2015 Events

Tomorrow we celebrate the life of Martin Luther King Jr. with parades, music, and even birthday cake. Yeah, you heard me – free cake. You may choose to honor the memory of MLK by volunteering in your community. If you are interested in being … Continue reading

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L’Amande Bakery Brings a French Touch to Los Angeles

Moitinho de Almeida spent his life working for the world famous Fauchon of Paris, which sent him as far afield as Singapore and Hong Kong. When he and his wife Ana were ready to retire, they chose a quiet neighborhood in South Torrance. After a few years of … Continue reading

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Deep Fried Hamburgers? The County Fair isn’t in Town!

Fish and chips just might be the national dish of England, or even the whole of Great Britain. As one would expect from late-night drunk food, some experimentation happened. Like dipping everything that wasn’t moving into batter and throwing it … Continue reading

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Three Upcoming Restaurant Weeks Give Diners a Chance to Sample Tasty Orange County Cuisine

Local Restaurant Weeks are a great way for diners to try restaurants they have never been to before or to try dishes that might not be on their favorite restaurant’s menus. Three local Restaurant Weeks are coming up and will … Continue reading

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