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Favorites from The Taste 2018: Saturday Night

The Taste has become a favorite LA food tradition for Labor Day Weekend. Having spent so many holiday afternoons and evenings experiencing sensory overload in the artificial streets of Paramount Studios, I can now spot them in commercials and TV … Continue reading

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‘This Is (Not) L.A.’ at The Natural History Museum

If, like me, you’re a little tired of having to defend L.A. from people who like to call it shallow—and/or base their entire L.A. knowledge on one neighborhood—then you might be interested in a new book from Knock Knock called This … Continue reading

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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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L.A. Becomes the ‘City of Gold’ in Tribute to ‘Times’ Food Writer Jonathan Gold

A citywide participation in a “City of Gold” tribute to Jonathan Gold took place on Saturday, July 28, 2018. Various government, art, entertainment, and other landmark buildings splashed their walls and fountains or gilded their crowns with gold light in honor … Continue reading

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Five Days of Food Bowl’s Night Market Begins Tomorrow

Starting tomorrow, Grand Park transforms for the 2nd Annual L.A. Times Night Market for Food Bowl, May 16 – 20, 2018, into a “bustling outdoor street-food market in Downtown L.A. featuring over 50 of L.A.’s favorite restaurants and food trucks.” … Continue reading

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LA Times Food Bowl Pays Tribute to Suthiporn “Tui” Sungkamee of Jitlada

Since 2006, when Sarintip “Jazz” Singsanong and her brother, Suthiporn “Tui” Sungkamee took over Jitlada, it has become more than just another restaurant in Thaitown. Tui brought the Southern Thai cooking of his hometown to LA, along with its intense heat. … 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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The Launch Party for the LA Times’ Food Bowl was a Harbinger of Great Things to Come

Last Monday, The LA Times celebrated the beginning of their epic month of food events known as the Food Bowl. The patio at City Market South was intimate enough for the beginning of the event, which felt like a reunion … Continue reading

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Chef Carlos Salgado’s Compelling Acceptance Speech as Taco Maria is Awarded ‘Restaurant of the Year’at The LA Times Bowl

Last night at the launch party for The LA Times’ Food Bowl, Jonathan Gold revealed “The Best Restaurant of the Year.” The honor was awarded to Taco Maria, a Costa Mesa Restaurant that serves “Alta California cuisine, a mezcla of … Continue reading

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