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The Meat On The Skewer Goes Round And Round

Status Kuo Mar Vista (Los Angeles), California Describing the recently opened Status Kuo as status quo for its busy corner of Los Angeles’ Mar Vista neighborhood would be a gross misrepresentation – the name is a play on words for … Continue reading

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Little Italy

Locanda Positano Marina del Rey, California Locanda Positano is a dot on the commercial stretch of Lincoln Avenue that runs from Marina del Rey through Santa Monica; you might just miss this tiny gem if you blink. The fare is … Continue reading

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The Only Dead Chef Is A Good Chef

Dead Chef Series at The Residency, Umamicatessen Los Angeles, California The Media Age has created a glut of celebrity chefs that are known more for their eccentric behavior, brash, on-camera demeanors, and globe-trotting searches for the most elaborate, exorbitant or … Continue reading

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Mangia Mia

Soleto Trattoria and Pizza Bar Los Angeles, California Soleto is an urban enigma, an Italian bistro risen from the ashes of the former Zucca Ristorante in a building that from the exterior looks like an office front in downtown Los … 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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