Category Archives: Restaurants

East LA’s Dia de los Puercos Grub Truck will be one of the highlights at the Big Bite Bacon Fest this Saturday

Rick Garcia, the Chef/Owner of the Dia de los Puercos Savage Chefs Grub Truck, is a man on a mission. He’s spreading his love of pork and Mexico’s street food throughout Los Angeles. According to Rick, “in East L.A. they have … Continue reading

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Richstone 40th Anniversary Beach Bash

Saturday Richstone celebrated its birthday with a beach bash on the sand in Redondo Beach. This year marks 40 years of Richstone preventing and treating child abuse, strengthening families, and preventing violence in families, schools and communities. The private beach in King … Continue reading

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Breakfast of Champions: La Boulange

Starbucks gone French! Mais Oui! La Boulange offers an assortment of delicious pastries and coffees. The breakfast menu includes eggs, bacon, oatmeal, and French toast, along with other fare. These are the best scrambled eggs that I have had in … Continue reading

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Upcoming Golden Foodie Awards Highlight Orange County’s Best Foods, Restaurants and Chefs

Coming up on September 28, Orange County will host the Annual Golden Foodie Awards. Pam Waitt, the President of the OC Restaurant Association said, “The Golden Foodie Awards are something that’s so different from anything that’s ever been done, because we … Continue reading

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Saint Martha’s Restaurant in Koreatown Dedicates a Special Dinner to the Feast of Saint Martha on July 29

There is a lot of talk going around town now about Saint Martha, the new dining destination in Koreatown. Saint Martha is an intimate, 38 seat restaurant, located two blocks from the historic Wiltern Theater. On Tuesday, July 29, Saint … Continue reading

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Oko Cafe: Sumo Meets Anime

Oko Cafe seems to mostly emphasize the drink options, which cover teas, milk teas, smoothies, slushies, bubble teas, mojito teas, ice milks, over their food, which tends to be snacky versions of Udon, Tempura, Hamburgers, fried potato variations, chicken wings, … Continue reading

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Petit Trois is Everything You Hoped For

Petit Trois opened today next to the uber-successful Trois Mec. The restaurant was the dream of Ludo Lefevre. He longed for the little neighborhood eateries of his French homeland. Along with partners Jon Shook and Vinny Dotolo (Animal, Son of … Continue reading

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Introducing the Umami Dog

When we first met Adam Fleischman, the founder of Umami Burger, flipping patties at a food event, he seemed like a real nice guy. When he took over Burbank’s local landmark Papoo’s Hot Dog Show he proved what a good guy … Continue reading

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Meet the Family Behind Pink’s Hot Dogs

Here is an interview I did with the Pink family back in 2010. Learn the history and secrets behind the iconic hot dog stand. And yes, I know I sound like a drunk 13 year-old when I do interviews.

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What’s Better than a Slaw Dog? THREE Slaw Dogs!

For National Hot Dog Day, Slaw Dogs in Woodland Hills, Pasadena, and Duarte are offering a special trio to share with friends, or to start training for your upcoming throwdown with Takeru Kobayashi. For just $9.99 you get an “L.A. Street Dog (bacon … Continue reading

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