Category Archives: Food

Hanukkah Treats & Celebrations in Los Angeles

Latkes and brisket and kugel, oh my! Hanukkah 2021 begins on Sunday, November 28. See below for recommendations for places to celebrate in person or virtually, and where to get brisket, latkes, noodle kugel, matzo ball soup, and rugelach for Hanukkah dining. A … Continue reading

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Tokyo’s Legendary Ramen Nagi Now Open in LA

A legend in Japan, Ramen Nagi opened its first Southern California location in Century City earlier this month. After years of running guerilla-style ramen shops in borrowed bar spaces and training in renowned Hakata ramen shops, Chef Satoshi Ikuta opened … Continue reading

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Where to Get Thanksgiving Dinner in Los Angeles

Thanksgiving is around the corner. If your favorite thing to make for dinner is reservations, see below for our list of some of our favorite places for autumnal feasting in LA, no cleanup required. Whether you’d like to dine by … Continue reading

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New Documentary Examines the History of Italian Cuisine in Los Angeles

If you’re an LA history nerd, you won’t want to miss “La Cucina Italiana in Los Angeles: An Italian & American Story.” This new documentary traces the emergence and evolution of Italian-American cuisine in the City of Angels from the … Continue reading

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Iconic L.A. Hot Dog Stand Tail o’ the Pup Returning in 2022

Good news for fans of historic Los Angeles — iconic hot dog stand Tail o’ the Pup is reopening in early 2022! Shaped like a giant hot dog, Tail o’ the Pup opened in 1946 and was one of LA’s most … Continue reading

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Get Breakfast for 72 Cents & Free Randy’s Donuts This Wednesday 10/20

Wednesday, October 20 is the 72nd anniversary of classic Southern California diner chain Norms. To celebrate, every Norms location is offering breakfast for just 72 cents! In addition, Norms has collaborated with another classic So Cal brand — Randy’s Donuts … Continue reading

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Luggage Room Pizzeria Unveils New Take Away in Pasadena

Located on a charming stretch of Raymond Avenue that’s home to the Victorian-era Castle Green and Pasadena Croquet Club, Luggage Room Pizzeria is worth visiting just for the vintage atmosphere. Happily, the food makes the Luggage Room worthy of repeat … Continue reading

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A True LA Legend, Zankou Chicken Expands to Downtown

Beloved by the likes of Anthony Bourdain and Jonathan Gold, Zankou Chicken is undeniably a Los Angeles institution. Hailed as “a legend” by The New York Times, Zankou’s presence has been impactful. The affordable mini-chain is referenced in Beck’s song … Continue reading

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LA Magazine’s Food Event is Back! Don’t Miss Out!

UPDATE: The Food Event has changed to November 14, 2021; 2 – 5 p.m. and has moved to Hummingbird Nest Ranch in the Santa Susana Mountains.  We have sorely missed our annual food events, perhaps none more so than Los Angeles magazine’s “Food … Continue reading

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Here’s How to Get 35-Cent Gas & Free Hamburgers This Week

Savor free hamburgers, French fries, and milkshakes — along with gasoline prices right out of the 1960’s — during a celebration of ABC’s new reboot of the iconic TV show “The Wonder Years.” It’s all happening at a gas station … Continue reading

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