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A Whole Lot Of Bull

Chianina Long Beach, California Michael Dene’s latest Long Beach-area venture in the space formerly housing Kelly’s of Naples launched only a few weeks ago, but is poised to introduce diners to the rare and powerful breed of cattle that lends … Continue reading

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Major Key

The Church Key Los Angeles (Hollywood), California While the focus at recently-opened The Church Key is on the food, General Manager Joseph Sabato, Chef Steven Fretz and Master Mixologist Devon Espinoza have created an experience that is completely apropos for … Continue reading

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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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Cafe Noir Is The New Black

Cafe Noir Santa Monica, California Santa Monica’s Cafe Noir stealthily hides in the open, a converted ninja bistro dressed in black and only slightly hinting at its former life as Madame Chou Chou on artsy and hipster Main Street. One … Continue reading

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Find The Salami

Coppa Enoteca Boston, Massachusetts Boston’s Coppa Enoteca occupies a thin sliver at the end of block of South End red brick townhouses, easily several hundred years old. The narrow gastropub is subtly identified by a simple, gold leaf-lettered “COPPA” in … Continue reading

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