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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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Veni, Vidi, Vino

Ombra Ristorante Studio City (Los Angeles), California Chef Michael Young has transformed the former Bollywood Cafe in Century City into a modern, formal but friendly classic Italian restaurant featuring the cuisine he perfected cutting his teeth at Il Grano, Valentino, … Continue reading

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Urban Renewal

Urbano Pizza Bar Los Angeles, California Does Los Angeles really need a new pizza joint? Well, it couldn’t hurt. There are a plethora of pizzerias throwing their dough in the ring but coming up short when it comes to churning … Continue reading

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How Bazaar!

The 2011 Anatolian Cultures and Food Festival Costa Mesa, California There is a high degree of probability that the average man on the street with an American public school education couldn’t tell you who or what the Anatolians were; you’re … Continue reading

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Drunks Along The Mohawk

Mohawk Bend Echo Park (L.A.), California Leave it to Tony Yanow, the producer behind the hit “Tony’s Darts Away” in Burbank, California to debut his next project in the resurrection of a 100 year-old vaudeville house in Los Angeles’ hip, … Continue reading

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