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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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Then Came The Last Days Of June

Lazy Ox Canteen Los Angeles, California As the thunderous sound from the webbed feet of the Waterfowl of the Apocalypse rises above the horizon to herald California’s ban on foie gras (Senate Bill 1520 is slated to become law on … Continue reading

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Soba Damn Good

Common Grains Soba Pop-Up Soba-Ya, Torrance CA Growing up in an Italian household indoctrinated me into the diverse world of pasta from anellini to ziti; however, my experience with Asian pasta has been largely limited to lo mein and Korean … Continue reading

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The Fresh Prince of West Hollywood

fresheast West Hollywood (Los Angeles) CA I have to admit that I was experiencing slight trepidation about passing through the doors of fresheast in West Hollywood for a media tasting; from the outside it looked like it was going to … Continue reading

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Where The Streets Have No Name

LA Street Food Fest The Rose Bowl, Pasadena, California In terms of U.S. cities, L. A. has one of the largest street food cultures, made popular by the ubiquitous taco trucks and expanded by the somewhat recent gourmet food truck … Continue reading

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