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Vegeterranean

urban garden Los Angeles, California Opening a Mediterranean eatery in the heart of L.A.s Fairfax District (across the street from cornerstone Canter’s Deli) takes balls of chickpeas, but that’s exactly what restaurant mogul George Abou-Daoud has done with the recent … Continue reading

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King Biscuit Boy

Pine State Biscuits Portland, Oregon Tread lightly, for you are embarking down a craggy spiral on a journey from which the only return is through the cardiologist’s office. It is 6:59 AM and you are standing out in the damp, … Continue reading

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The Starry Night

Starry Kitchen Night at Tiara Café Los Angeles, California In the early days, Nguyen and Thi Tran ran an underground restaurant from the tiny confines of a North Hollywood apartment which was essentially a culinary speakeasy. As master of ceremonies … Continue reading

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A Fair Fare Affair

The 2012 Orange County Fair Costa Mesa, California The Orange County Fair has firmly entrenched itself into Southern California culture as the bellwether of the often lunatic cuisine represented at the other area county fairs. In recent years they have … 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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