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Favorites from Friday Night’s Taste from the LA Times

It was nice to return to the now-familiar Paramount backlot with its small-town storefronts and New York tenement buildings, which still make me think of the cover of Physical Graffiti. In spite of the continuing hot weather, it was evident … Continue reading

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The Taste Returns to Paramount Studios over Labor Day Weekend

The LA Times’ Taste event is a Labor Day tradition, something we look forward to every year. This familiar food event features the best of both high-end and little mom-and-pop restaurants and sets the tone for the coming culinary year. … Continue reading

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Our Recommendations for the LA Times’ Month-Long Food Bowl: Week Two

Once again, the LA Times is presenting its annual Food Bowl–an entire month of activities celebrating Los Angeles’ food scene while raising funds and awareness for food waste and hunger and promoting sustainability and waste reduction. Now, they could have … Continue reading

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It’s Tamale Time at Casa Vega!

Casa Vega on Ventura Boulevard is as old-school as it gets, serving Southern California-style Mexican Food in LA for 61 years. The Vega family opened their first restaurant on Olvera Street in the 1930s. The next generation opened Casa Vega in … Continue reading

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Tuesday’s Taco – Casa Vega in Sherman Oaks

Established in 1956 by Rafael “Ray” Vega, Casa Vega is located on Ventura Blvd in Sherman Oaks.  Dimly lit, with cozy brick walls and exposed wooden beams, the restaurant has a lively bar and is fitted with comfortable booths and … Continue reading

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