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Juggalo Celebration Weekend Is Nearly Here – Are You Down For The Clown Chuggery?

Like a lot of people my age, after first gawking at the subculture that surrounds the Insane Clown Posse and finding it comically fascinating, I have come around to feeling that I instinctively like juggalos. I don’t necessarily agree with … Continue reading

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Vegan-Friendly Chicas Tacos Continues Taco Takeover at Second Location

Though L.A. abounds with tasty street tacos, Downtown taqueria Chicas Tacos became an instant hit after opening its doors on Olive Street 3 ½ years ago. The success of Chicas is due in no small part to Chef Eduardo Ruiz, … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras 2020: Where to Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler in LA

Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday, in the Catholic tradition is your last chance to enjoy all of the foods that are forbidden during the four-week ritual fasting of Lent. It is also your last chance to really kick up your … Continue reading

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Offbeat L.A.: That’s Amore- The Oldest Surviving Italian Restaurants & Delis in Los Angeles

Ciao Bella! Welcome to the second installment of my Oldest Surviving Los Angeles Restaurants map series. This one features The Oldest Surviving Italian Restaurants & Delis, including Los Angeles and Orange Counties along with parts of San Bernardino & Riverside … Continue reading

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The L.A. Times Announces its Fourth Annual Food Bowl Coming in May

The L.A. Times Food Bowl is a month-long celebration that takes place from April 30th through May 31st. Yesterday the Times hosted a preview event at the Firehouse Hotel in the Arts District. We were treated to small bites from … Continue reading

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Celebrate Chinese New Year at WP24 in DTLA

Celebrate an elegant Chinese New Year at a stunning elevated space above Downtown Los Angeles when WP24 hosts Chinese New Year 2020 on Friday, February 7. In case you’re not familiar with WP24, this Wolgang Puck restaurant is known for … Continue reading

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The ShackMeister Burger ‘Classic Comfort Menu’ Available Through March at Shake Shack

When there a chill in the air, or the streets are wet with rain, you tend to crave something tasty and hearty, something that sustains and embodies the magic of comforting goodness that satisfies. Although the weather is warming up, … Continue reading

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Pop-up Alert: Chicago Obsession Honey Butter Fried Chicken Coming to Los Angeles for One Day Only

Chicagoans have been obsessing over Honey Butter Fried Chicken for the last few years, with the esteemed eatery earning accolades from legions of fried-chicken aficionados. Now Angelenos can try three of Honey Butter’s award-winning sandwiches for one day only during … Continue reading

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Where to Celebrate Lunar New Year 2020 in LA

The Chinese Lunar New Year in LA has always been a no-brainer. Just head over to Chinatown for their annual Golden Dragon Parade and festival. But Chinatown is not the only game in town. We have found several places for … Continue reading

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Inko Nito: Unconventional Japanese Eatery in the Arts District

Located in the heart of Downtown’s Arts District, Inko Nito serves what’s billed as “unconventional Japanese,” with a few Korean influences thrown in.  Come to this tucked-away, laid-back restaurant for sashimi, robatayaki, grilled vegetables, skewered meats and seafood, the nine-course … Continue reading

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