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It’s Creepy And It’s Kooky, Mysterious And Spooky

The Offally Spooky menu at Wood and Vine Hollywood (Los Angeles), California Spooky is a relative term; as it applies to cuisine, offal, entrails and otherwise questionable animal parts may evoke a gag reflex from Fear Factor contestants, while I … Continue reading

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God Save The Spleen

Pork spleen In health as well as in gastronomic circles, the spleen is underappreciated and underutilized, often overlooked because no one is really sure what it does. The dark red organ gets its color from being the body’s blood recycling … Continue reading

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The Times They Are A-Changin’

LA Times Celebration of Food and Wine Paramount Pictures backlot, Hollywood, California If you’ve been reading Los Angeles food blogs, you’ve already heard what the recent inaugural LA Times Celebration of Food and Wine was not. What it was not … Continue reading

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We Celebrate When The Gang’s All Here

Chinatown Summer Nights Los Angeles, California L.A. boasts a decent sized Chinatown, yet it is often culturally overlooked by the rest of the city. This recently prompted several civic organizations to plan and sponsor a festival spanning four Saturday nights … Continue reading

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The Offal Truth

Waterloo and City – Culver City, California Having missed my annual pilgrimage to the UK for the past couple of years, I eagerly accepted an invitation to partake in Waterloo and City’s family-style British lunch. Just going by name alone, … Continue reading

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