Category Archives: Food

Review: “History Is Delicious” by Joshua Lurie

“History Is Delicious” is an exploration of world cuisine from a historical perspective. This new book is written by accomplished food journalist Joshua Lurie, whose work has appeared in The New York Times and The Los Angeles Times. One of … Continue reading

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We Will Miss You, Greenblatt’s

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Treefort Music Fest: Venture Up North To Boise For Over 400 Bands, Plus Storyfort, Foodfort And Many Other Forts Too

Treefort is Back! Boise’, and the Pacific North West’s most popular event has returned after the unplanned ‘hiatus’ that was called 2020. All the top ‘Forts’ will be there, including Foodfort, Alefort, Comedyfort, Kidfort, Hackfort, Filmfort, Dragfort, Yogafort and Storyfort. … Continue reading

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12 Places to Celebrate National Oyster Day in Southern California

National Oyster Day is August 5, and some of Southern California’s favorite restaurants are offering oyster specials in honor of the day. Specials or not, see the list below for some worthwhile places to slurp down the deliciously briny bivalves. … Continue reading

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Todo Verde & Other New Food Options Coming to The Ford Amphitheater

Planning to see Patti Smith, Rodrigo y Gabriela, or another great show at The Ford this season? Aka The John Anson Ford Theatre, The Ford launches its 2021 season on July 30, as the Beat’s own Ted Kane wrote about … Continue reading

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Fellow Reopens with an Updated Dining Experience

Westwood fine-dining restaurant Fellow recently reopened with a brand-new experience for diners. Angelenos seem to be enjoying this updated dining experience, as there was a palpable sense of excitement in the air during my visit. Fellow is located in a historic … Continue reading

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Pop-up Alert: Get Free Tacos at “El Rey’s Taco Tuesdays” Through July 22

Savor free tacos at El Rey’s Taco Tuesday, a new food pop-up in West Hollywood. A collaboration between taco fanatic LeBron and the makers of the hugely popular video game Fortnite, El Rey’s Taco Tuesday was created in honor of … Continue reading

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$3 Falafel, The Return of Tiki Ti, Delicious Little Tokyo & More Food & Drink News

$3 falafel sandwiches and $4 falafel bowls? No, that’s not a typo. Washington DC-based chain Falafel Inc. has just opened its first LA location. Everything is vegan or vegetarian, fresh, all-natural, and locally sourced, and nothing costs more than $4. … Continue reading

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West Hollywood Restaurant The Henry is Back & Even Better

Lounging in a beautiful room or on a greenery-lined patio, brunch cocktail in hand, while waiting for the servers at The Henry to bring a tasty dish to your table next is a highly relaxing way to begin a Saturday … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Times Food Bowl Celebrates Anthony Bourdain – and Roti!

Food events are making a comeback after more than a year of struggling with Zoom panels and delivery. Saturday night, the LA Times Food Bowl’s Night Market Cinema welcomed us to a screening of “Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain.” … Continue reading

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