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Great Scot, Marty!

The Gorbals Los Angeles, California Since 2009, Angeleno foodies have braved a dodgy stretch of Downtown Los Angeles to experience Top Chef Ilan Hall’s gastropub, The Gorbals. In recent times, The Gorbals debuted a “sports bar” entrance on 5th Street, … 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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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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India Ink

Haldi Root (***CLOSED***) Woodland Hills, California Someone walking into Haldi Root unaware that the name of the restaurant is derived from the Hindi word for the root of the turmeric plant (which when ground produces a spice commonly used in … Continue reading

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You Don’t Know Jack

Jackfruit South and East Asia While durian is referred to as the “king of fruit”, it is generally dwarfed in size by the jackfruit, the largest tree-borne fruit in the world (attaining a weight of up to 80 pounds). The … Continue reading

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