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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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Finer Diner

54 Twenty Hollywood (Los Angeles), California It’s a sweltering mid-morning in Hollywood; a man in a plaid short-sleeved shirt and a pair of jeans with frayed knees walks into a small diner that looks as though it has been pristinely … Continue reading

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Chili Today, Hot Tamale

Chili John’s Burbank, California From the hand-painted, neon-accented sign on the top of the curved corner building to the Dorothy Gale red gingham checked curtains in the window, Burbank’s Chili John’s looks like a slice of Americana frozen in time. … Continue reading

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A Fine Mess You’ve Gotten Us Into

Poutine Canada The United States purports to be a strategic partner and ally to our neighbor to the north, but if we hope to improve relations between the two countries, we’d better start producing a better homage to the de … 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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