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Pumpkin Patch, Pickle Pop-Up & Produce: Three Reasons to Visit The Original Farmers Market This Weekend

Want to buy a pumpkin to help celebrate the season? For a classic sort of experience, visit an iconic LA location — The Original Farmers Market — this Saturday and Sunday, October 17 and 18. Mr. Jack O’Lantern’s Pumpkin Patch … Continue reading

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James Beard Foundation’s “Taste America” to Spotlight Oaxacan Eatery Guelaguetza

The James Beard Foundation’s “Taste America” returns to Los Angeles to celebrate and support our local restaurant community on October 18. The 2020 incarnation of this gastronomic happening is a national virtual event. Angelenos, however, will have the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Pop-Up Alert: Gastro Garage on the Rooftop of The W Hotel Hollywood

Fiery blowtorches and molecular gastronomy are on the menu when Gastro Garage brings their month-long pop-up dinner series TORCHED to the W Hotel in Hollywood. You may have seen the members of Gastro Garage on The Travel Channel or Bravo … Continue reading

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Standout Ocean Flavors Make Leviathan a Must-Visit New Restaurant

Leviathan is an adventurous, pesca-centric restaurant that just opened its doors in September.  Located in Encino, the 16-seat outdoor eatery was conceived by Philip Frankland Lee. This innovative young Top Chef alumni also created esteemed restaurants Scratch | Bar, perched … Continue reading

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Celebrate Oktoberfest This Weekend at Market Tavern at The Original Farmers Market

Oktoberfest will be a different experience this year, with COVID an ongoing issue. LA’s large festivities have been canceled, but for a taste of Oktoberfest without the teeming crowds, why not try a smaller, safer outing – and one with … Continue reading

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Minority-Owned Chado Tea Room Turns 30

The story behind Chado Tea Room is a great example of the American Dream. Fostered by minority immigrants passionate about their trade, this groundbreaking endeavor proved influential to Los Angeles (and, eventually, the entire country). Chado began in 1990 with … Continue reading

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ROW DTLA Reopens: Great Dining in Expansive Outdoor Spaces

Delicious food in spacious, walkable surroundings is needed now more than ever, thanks to COVID-19’s continuing limitations. Happily, ROW DTLA recently reopened several of its eateries. Encompassing 30 expansive acres near the Arts District and Little Tokyo, ROW DTLA offers … Continue reading

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