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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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Kidney Punch

Fish kidney curry at Jitlada Thai Restaurant Hollywood (Los Angeles), California You could drive past Jitlada several times before you find it, tucked into the elbow of a diminutive strip mall in an unsavory and otherwise unremarkable stretch of Sunset … Continue reading

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Basque In The Sun

Epi’s: A Basque Restaurant, Meridian ID The northern area of the rugged Pyrenees range between Spain and France is the cradle of antiquity for the people known as Basque. This region includes Pamplona (world renowned for the annual Running of … Continue reading

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As American As Pecan Pie

Township Kitchen Americana and Saloon Los Angeles, CA I admit that my first reaction upon walking up to Township Kitchen Americana and Saloon in Hollywood was one of confusion; to the uninitiated, the name painted on the side of the … Continue reading

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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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