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Soul Tasting: 9th Annual Taste of Soul

Crenshaw district is jumping again for the 9th annual “Taste of Soul”. Along with the usual politicians, several Hollywood notables showed up: Queen Latifah, Cedric the Entertainer, and Fox’s Steve Edwards. Lots of food, music and information booths. Photos by … Continue reading

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Richie Onori talks about Sweet and the Rockers Against Cancer 3 Benefit Show Tomorrow

  How many people can honestly say they’ve never heard these lyrics? And the man at the back said everyone attack And it turned into a ballroom blitz And the girl in the corner said boy, I wanna warn ya … Continue reading

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Hirose Sushi in Torrance

Hirose is a hidden sleeper of a tiny sushi restaurant sandwiched between a Jersey Mike’s & Ko-ryu- Ra-men.  It’s mostly a Japanese speaking clientele, especially during the lunch hour, but that shouldn’t discourage non-Japanese speakers from enjoying the fresh, light, … Continue reading

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Second Annual Sriracha Fest Heats up Chinatown October 19

Food GPS, founder of the Rib Fest and Chicken Fest, partners with The Sriracha Cookbook this year to bring back the popular Sriracha Fest. Sunday, October 19, the festivities will take place in Chinatown’s historic Central Plaza from 3pm-6pm. Huy Fong Foods’ “rooster sauce” … Continue reading

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Le Reverie’s Allie Jorgen Talks About Their Music and the Upcoming Rockers Against Cancer 3 Benefit Show

Allie Jorgen was sitting in a club when what can only be described as a moment of Kismet occurred. “This particular situation came together in 2010, the drummer and I were at a club watching a band and the keyboard … Continue reading

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Salt & Straw to Serve Blood-Churning Ice Cream

Contrary to a popular children’s riddle, “veinilla” is not a vampire’s favorite flavor of ice cream. We think it just might be Salt & Straw’s Dracula’s Blood Pudding. The ghoulish ice cream is part of the exotic ice cream shop’s limited Spooktacular Series, which will be … Continue reading

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Artisanal LA 2014

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It’s Time for Los Angeles Magazine’s 9th Annual Food Event at Saddlerock Ranch

Once again the bucolic hills of Saddlerock Ranch will provide the backdrop for Los Angeles Magazine’s “Food Event” on Sunday, October 19, 2014. No other venue in LA can match the beauty of this vineyard, with huge shade trees and comfortable seating. No one else has zebras, … Continue reading

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Sweet to Headline the 3rd Annual Rockers Against Cancer Benefit Show in Santa Ana on Saturday, October 18

Rock and Roll is in Rob Sherriff’s heart and what it can do for people is on his mind. Rob’s current project is the upcoming 3rd Annual Rockers Against Cancer Benefit Show. Headliners Sweet and the Gary McGrath Project will … Continue reading

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The Meat District Co: This ain’t the Outback, Mate

The Australians are invading! First Garlo’s Aussie Pie Shop opened up in Westwood, and now Meat District Co. is bringing giant hunks of beef to Old Town Pasadena. Platinum Restaurant Group, which has already colonized Australia with North African and Moroccan cuisine, … Continue reading

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