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Come On Piggy, Give Me A Ride

Lardo Portland, Oregon It takes thick skin to walk into either of Lardo’s Portland locations without somehow feeling that the name is a taunt directed at you rather than having been derived from the charcuterie offering of cured pork fat. … 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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Chic Korea

moko (***CLOSED***) Culver City, California Los Angeles’ Koreatown features a plethora of grill-it-yourself BBQ joints frequented by Angelenos, and while there’s something intoxicating about hearing raw animal flesh pop and crackle over a gas flame, there’s an undiscovered country of … Continue reading

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Of Cabbages And Kings

Kimchi Korea Mention kimchi and most thoughts turn towards the familiar chili-seasoned, fermented Napa cabbage (baechu kimchi) provided in various degrees of quality as an integral member of banchan in Korean restaurants. While it’s true that this rendition is the … Continue reading

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I Like Them French Fried Potaters

French Fries Belgium In 2003 (by demand of two Republican Representatives), the United States Congress cafeteria renamed French fries “Freedom fries” in an effort to slight the country of France for not participating in the Iraq war. Thankfully, the utter … Continue reading

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