Category Archives: Restaurants

The Best Under the Radar Burgers in the 818

If there is one food that Los Angeles is known for, it’s hamburgers. French dips may have been invented here, but hamburgers are our cheesesteak, our po’boy, our place on the culinary map. There are a lot of famous burgers in the valley, from Bob’s … Continue reading

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Howlin’ Rays has Come to Town

Some like it hot! I know I do, and Howlin’ Rays makes chicken just the way you like it. The menu options are more like race car speeds than food. “Hot,” “Hotter,” “Mega Hot,” and “This is too mutherfacking hot for me … Continue reading

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Favorites from LA Magazine’s Food Event

Once again, Los Angeles Magazine hosted one of the best events of the year on the verdant expanse of Saddleback Ranch. The day was cool and sunny in spite of a short rain shower. There were lots of old favorites to enjoy … Continue reading

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Favorites from the 6th Annual Taste of Mexico

The Taste of Mexico’s mission is to highlight regional Mexican cuisine, while preserving its flavors and traditions. The huge event at Plaza de Cultura y Artes last weekend definitely delivered, featuring cuisine from Oaxaca, Yucatan, Sonora, and even adding a Baja Gastronomic Pavilion. … Continue reading

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Pier del Sol Raised Funds and Spirits Last Weekend

Last Saturday the sky was blue and the weather was sunny on the Santa Monica Pier. It was the perfect Day for Pier del Sol, an annual event to raise funds for The Special Olympics. It’s a family-friendly atmosphere, and there … Continue reading

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Children’s Bureau’s Celebrity Chefs and Wine Tasting Coming to DTLA Oct 20th

The 7th annual Celebrity Chefs & Wine Tasting event will take place next Thursday, October 20, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Casa Vertigo in Downtown Los Angeles. Hosting the event is Children’s Bureau, a nonprofit leader in the prevention and treatment of … Continue reading

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LA’s First “Taste of the NFL” a Rousing Success

Last Wednesday, LA’s inaugural Taste of the NFL took place at the Globe Theatre at Universal Studios. Current and alumni players and cheerleaders from the Los Angeles Rams joined local chefs to benefit the Food Bank. Some of us also got our first good look at Rampage, the Ram’s mascot, who … Continue reading

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Taste of Mexico Returns to LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes Saturday, October 15th

The 6th Annual Taste of Mexico Culinary Festival returns to LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes between 7p-11p on Saturday, October 15th, 2016. This strolling event features “tastings from Southern California’s Top Mexican Chefs and James Beard Award-Winning Mexican Restaurants, … Continue reading

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Food Festivals this Weekend! Spanikopita! Mole! Bratwurst!

Besides the fantastic Pier del Sol on the Santa Monica Pier, there are several other exciting food festivals going on around the city that reflect our rich cultural heritage. Starting Friday at 5pm and continuing Saturday and Sunday, The Greek … Continue reading

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LA Magazine’s Food Event Returns to Malibu with Fine Food and Llamas October 16

There is no location as beautiful as the bucolic Saddlerock Ranch, and no experience better suited to the environment than Los Angeles magazine’s “The Food Event.” Between 2pm and 5pm Sunday, October 16, you can enjoy unlimited tastings from some of LA’s best restaurants, plus pours from … Continue reading

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