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Take A Taco

Tacoteca Santa Monica, California In the de facto American taco capitol, nary a head would turn or eye bat at the opening of another high-end taqueria, but with the house specialty being Mexican alcoholic beverages such as tejuno, pulque, tepache, … Continue reading

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Where There’s Smoke, There’s Beer

Beer dinners Kings Row Gastropub, Pasadena, California Since opening as the first true gastropub in Pasadena, Kings Row Gastropub has aggressively presented culinary events such as whole hog roasts (or whatever flora and fauna fit in their custom-made Caja China).  … Continue reading

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I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream For Poutine

P’tit Soleil Los Angeles (Westwood), California I admit up front that I can come across sounding like a broken record decrying the aberration that is passed off as poutine in Southern California, truly a slap in the face to foreign … Continue reading

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Old Grand-Dad

Épicerie Jean-Alfred Moisan Oldest grocery store in North America Épicerie J. A. Moisan is a historic grocery store hidden in plain sight in a row of trendy shops and eateries on rue Saint-Jean in Québec City’s Upper Town. Before A&Ps … Continue reading

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Big in Japan

Chaya Downtown’s Japanese Beer Garden Los Angeles CA Summer is here, and in Southern California that means long hours of daylight, the perfect conditions for al fresco dining (and drinking). For the second year in a row, the Tsunoda family … Continue reading

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