Category Archives: Restaurants

Santa Anita Park Hosts a BBQ Championship With a Side of Horse Racing

Nestled below the scenic, snow-capped (occasionally) San Gabriel Mountains, Santa Anita Park is one of the premiere sites for horse racing in the country. On Saturday, March 21st, it also becomes the location of the prestigious 4th Annual Winner’s Circle … Continue reading

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Idle Hour Rolls Out the Barrel in NoHo

Idle Hour’s unique barrel-shaped structure is a survivor of America’s programmatic architecture, intended to catch the eye of passing motorists. Buildings were designed to resemble oversized things like giant donuts (The Donut Hole), and windmills (Tiny Naylors). LA may have lost The Derby and … Continue reading

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Happy Hour Deluxe comes to Del Frisco’s Grille in Irvine

Del Frisco’s in Irvine has begun their own Happy Hour for their guests. This exclusive Happy Hour, only available at the Irvine location, features several special libations and appetizers to start your fun in good taste. The VIP Martini is … Continue reading

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5th Annual Food & Wine Festival Palm Desert Highlights the Cuisine of the Coachella Valley

The 5th annual Food & Wine Festival Palm Desert™ will be held March 27-29, 2015. The festival is organized by Palm Springs Life magazine to showcase the restaurants of the Coachella Valley. Joining the local chefs for this three-day extravaganza will … Continue reading

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Breakfast Pizza? Hell Yeah!

You could not possibly find a more desolate location for Giorgio’s Pizza and Subs. Tucked into an industrial complex in between the Burbank Airport and Valhalla Cemetery, the little pizzeria manages to survive by word of mouth and ostensibly, whoever inhabits … Continue reading

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Fogo de Chao: New Brazilian Steakhouse in DTLA

I’ve been a fan of Fogo de Chao since the one in Beverly Hills opened many years ago. In days of old, south american cowboys – known as Gauchos – roamed the county side. I assume since kitchens weren’t handy, … Continue reading

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Chinatown Welcomes the Year of the Ram

It’s our favorite time of year again — the Chinese, or lunar, new year. It is the Year of the Ram, ushering in artistic potential and creativity. As usual, The Chinese Chamber of Commerce has worked in conjunction with community organizations to host … Continue reading

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A Taste of Louisiana in LA

There is no better way to celebrate Mardi Gras than with some fried catfish and seafood gumbo. There are countless New Orleans-inspired restaurants in Los Angeles to indulge your Cajun cravings. People tend to use the terms Cajun and Creole interchangeably. Although some dishes overlap, … Continue reading

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Where to Celebrate Mardi Gras 2015

There were some notable Mardi Gras celebrations last weekend, and some events are happening as late as February 28th. But we are traditionalists here at The LA Beat and we will be celebrating on Tuesday, February 17th like all of … Continue reading

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It’s Never Too Late to Reserve a Great Valentine’s Dinner

Sometimes you are just too busy to deal with Valentines Day and all of a sudden you realize it’s tomorrow! Run to See’s Candy and hope the florist has anything better than orange mums left. You can always get balloons instead … Continue reading

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