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The Ukraine Girls Really Knock Me Out

Roxolana Restaurant Pasadena, California (CLOSED) Historically Roxelana was a woman of Ukrainian ancestry who rose from status as a harem slave to Sultan Suleiman I (one of the most powerful sultans of the Ottoman Empire) to becoming his wife and … Continue reading

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Going Postal

MB Post Manhattan Beach CA After David LeFevre announced he was leaving Water Grill in Los Angeles, there was much speculation and secrecy as to what his next venture would be. When your resume runs the gamut from dive bars … Continue reading

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Night At The Museum

Ray’s and Stark Bar LACMA, Los Angeles, California It’s comforting to know that as you leave the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, you can now free your mind from trying to determine if those were supposed to be body … 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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All We Are Saying Is Give Pizza Chance

Pizza Italy and the world Although we have a tendency to think of pizza as a modern fast food phenomenon, it has been with us for centuries (if not millennia). Although other ancient cultures have had some sort of pizza-like … Continue reading

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