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Where To Eat Szechuan In Los Angeles, Which Is Having A Lip-Tingling Moment

Everything's on fire in the San Gabriel Valley
Dec 16, 2014 1:00 pm

About 10 miles east of Downtown L.A. proper, the San Gabriel Valley has long been the destination for mapo tofu, water-boiled fish and other Szechuan dishes. Recently, these options have only increased. Driven in part by an influx of Chinese residents immigrating and investing in the area, restaurants have been opening here at a rapid clip, with a significant number of them offering specialties straight out of Chengdu.

10 Brasseries, Bistros And Bakeries For Authentic French Food In Los Angeles

A stacked deck, with old school and upstarts alike
Dec 10, 2014 11:00 am

The brasserie is the new gastropub. At least, that’s how it seems to be in Los Angeles, where enough French-focused spots have opened over the last year or so that you might think, justifiably, that we’ve temporarily swapped tacos for escargots. Here are 10 great places to enjoy exceptional French and French-inspired food and drinks in LA.

Ludo Lefebvre: ‘It’s Good To Be In France!’

Editors sit down with the chef on native terroir
Dec 8, 2014 9:00 am

"Black and white will always be a good combination for dress. And I think French food will always be a good combination for chefs. Definitely." That's Ludo Lefebvre, the French chef turned LA wunderkind turned US celeb chef, back in Paris, where he sat down with us at the hot new spot Caffe Stern to talk about French cuisine in 2014 and beyond.

Rejoice, Travelers: Kogi BBQ Has Arrived At LAX

Short rib tacos and burritos now at LA's airport
Dec 5, 2014 2:44 pm

The food at major airports nationwide is certainly on the rise. High-profile terminal reconstructions headed up by major hospitality companies and big name chefs have become commonplace over the past couple of years. And now LAX is getting in on the fun. As of this morning, Roy Choi has opened up the latest outpost of his wildly popular Korean taco trucks at Terminal 4 of Los Angeles's airport. We've got the details.

How Scary Good Palm Sugar Made Andy Ricker Plant The Pok Pok Flag In Los Angeles

The story behind his two Chinatown openings
Dec 1, 2014 10:00 am

Inexpensive real estate, a booming restaurant scene and the ability to source incredible Thai ingredients all had a influence on why Andy Ricker decided to open two Pok Pok locations in Los Angeles, a city not light on Southeast Asian restaurants. Tien Nguyen has the story.  

New York Barbecue Is Coming To Los Angeles

So Cal sandwich chain enlists Brooklyn pitmaster
Nov 18, 2014 1:30 pm

Mendocino Farms, Southern California’s seasonal-themed sandwich chain, announced this week that it will be opening its own dedicated smokehouse facility in Los Angeles next month. And, which renowned pitmaster did the company choose to bring in as a consultant on the project? Not some dude in bib overalls from any of the usual barbecue hotspots. Nope. It's the guy with the fancy watch and suede Pumas: Brooklyn's own Billy Durney.

7 Bakeries And Restaurants That Are Changing The Los Angeles Bread Game

A city most certainly not allergic to carbs
Nov 17, 2014 1:00 pm

Over the last few years, Los Angeles has become as fanatical about great bread as it has become about great coffee — and Gjusta is only the latest in this new wave of bakeries focused on the art of the dough. From bakers who got their start with little more than a home oven to the newest boule on the block, this roundup takes you through some of the places that are changing the L.A. bread game.

20 Major Restaurant Openings Around The United States This Winter

The major openings to look out for this season
Nov 5, 2014 9:01 am

It’s admittedly an imperfect science to write about a restaurant in preview form. The business of building restaurants is messy, and oftentimes vague. And as we transition from fall to winter, some of the openings we wrote about in our many fall previews are still in the oven, if you will. And on top of that, new projects with winter openings have been announced. Here are 20.

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