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This New LA Shop Sells Nothing but Elevated Pudding

Will pudding be the next big dessert trend? The owners of Pudu Pudu, a newly opened pudding gallery on Abbot Kinney, are betting on it. The pudding offered here doesn’t bear much resemblance to the Jell-o brand most of us … Continue reading

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The Mysteries and Bonuses of Lent: Fish on Fridays

Most people have heard of Mardi Gras, the last big bash before Lent, but not everybody knows what Lent is really about. Lent is a period of 40 days before Easter when Catholics do penance to purify themselves for the … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Weekend At-Home Sipping Events

Valentine’s Day is next Sunday, and for those of us who want to celebrate safely at home while doing something a little different, a number of virtual tasting events are happening on Valentine’s weekend. Buy a ticket and your chosen … Continue reading

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Last-Minute Super Bowl Food Specials Around LA

Super Bowl LV is on Sunday, February 7. Though Los Angeles reopened outdoor restaurants on January 29, there was a pandemic proviso: no big-screen TVs. The festivities may be smaller than usual, but that doesn’t mean the usual indulgences shouldn’t … Continue reading

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Michelin-Starred Chef Dominique Crenn’s Plant-Based Superfood Meal Delivery

Eating food that promotes good health is undeniably a good idea. That‘s even more true during a pandemic, making it a good time to try VitaBowl‘s healthful, plant-based meal delivery created by a very kickass chef: Dominique Crenn. The first … Continue reading

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A Hummus Pop-Up, The Local Chain That Served the Obamas & Clintons, & More Food News

The return of outdoor dining on Friday is definitely the most exciting food news for Angelenos this week! See below for a few more dining ideas… Support Los Angeles’ women restaurateurs this week by participating in RE:Her, a food festival … Continue reading

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Get Your Sandwich Fix at Element 29, a Detroit-Style Deli

Element 29 is a Detroit-style deli in Culver City that offers great sandwiches, with pastrami that might be the best in Los Angeles. The amiable owner, Chef Jeff Meyer, grew up in Motor City “eating at delis constantly. What can … Continue reading

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Pop-Up Alert: The Bahn Mi Shop at Piccalilli

The Bahn Mi Shop is a brand-new pop-up debuting today, Tuesday, January 5. You’ll find The Bahn Mi shop at Piccalilli, the Asian fusion restaurant in downtown Culver City. A temporary concept, The Bahn Mi Shop has a simple menu: … Continue reading

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3 Last-Minute Gifts for the Luxury Lover in Your Life

Christmas is this Friday. Buying online this close to the festive day is a dicey venture, while mingling amongst shoppers is best avoided during these safer-at-home times. Ordering in advance for curbside pickup is definitely the way to go this … Continue reading

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Wonderland: A Magical Drive-Thru Experience You Can Visit Through December 30

In a year like 2020, the more cheer and sparkle we can summon, the better. Want to see close to one million lights in one evening? Then visit WonderLAnd, a drive-thru holiday experience in Woodland Hills. Come drive through gorgeous … Continue reading

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