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Who Invented The French Dip? Two Los Angeles Restaurants Duke It Out.

We find out on the first episode of Photo Tripping
Jul 15, 2014 4:12 pm

In the first episode of Photo Tripping, we find out how the French Dip sandwich came about in Los Angeles. Two restaurants claim birth rights. But there is only one true Dip daddy.    

Started From The Streets Now They Here: 5 Food Trucks That Made The Big Time

From halal in NYC to smoked meat in Austin
Jul 14, 2014 9:00 am

No longer quite the counter-culture statement they once were, food trucks have become a launching pad for ambitious restaurateurs. The most successful mobile kitchens end up settling down into brick-and-mortar locations. In New York alone, nearly a quarter of all food trucks upgrade to a restaurant. And the most popular concepts get tapped for widespread expansion, like these five food trucks that hit the big time

A Quick Q&A With Fast-Paced Los Angeles Baker Valerie Gordon

Caffeine, cookies and ambitions fuel this LA baker
Jun 11, 2014 3:30 pm

You would assume that making chocolate, toffee and elaborate desserts for a living would lead to a pretty sweet life. For the mother of three bakery concepts, two children, and a James Beard-nominated cookbook, Los Angeles baker Valerie Gordon is highly fueled by caffeine and cookies. Living the sweet life for Valerie does not come without some high-fructose-infused passion, and some serious delegation skills. Read on.

The Glitch Mob Fries Up Son Of A Gun Shrimp Toast, Drinks Good French Rosé

LA electronic group dishes on nacho throwdowns, too
Jun 10, 2014 11:00 am

The Glitch Mob, one of Los Angeles' most widely danced-to electronic groups is edIT (Edward Ma), Boreta (Justin Boreta) and Ooah (Josh Mayer). Beyond playing shows and festivals around the world, they're also very in tune with what everyone's eating, on tour and in "regular life." So, where should you eat in LA? Take these guys' advice.

The Cold One: We Pick The Best Brews for Your Stanley Cup Enjoyment

This series is gonna be a real brewser
Jun 5, 2014 2:00 pm

Although though I’m bitter about the first game, I have every reason to believe this series will be an epic ending to what has already been one of the most amazing playoffs in recent memory. Of course, if you have the agita of a true Rangers or Kings fan, you’ll want to have a drink while watching the rest of the series, so I picked out the best of both coasts. Enjoy a cold one no matter who you’re rooting for.

Pink Mountaintops Know A Thing Or Two About LA Tacos

Stephen McBean talks garage rock, food favorites
Jun 3, 2014 1:00 pm

In Good Food, Rocks, we track down a band member serious about their grub — and who has held a job in the food industry too. Next up, Stephen McBean, the man behind The Pink Mountaintops.

7 Commandments For Grilling A Perfect Sausage

Tubesteak wisdom from Belcampo Meat Co.
May 27, 2014 1:30 pm

It pains me deeply to admit I don't have a clue how to properly grill a sausage. My method can be described as elementary at best – fire up the grill, score the sausage, grease the grates, throw on the sausage, wait for char. That's it. Is it effective? Sure, if you like overcooked/burned tubesteaks. To up my sausage-grilling knowledge, I needed an expert, so I hit downtown Los Angeles for some sage wisdom.

5 Los Angeles Chefs Pay Tribute To Danger Dogs. Wrapped In Bacon. Mildly Sketchy.

Iconic late-night dogs get a makeover
May 20, 2014 1:00 pm

You're drunk, broke and hungry. What do you do? If you're in Los Angeles, you buy a Danger Dog, a gift from the Drunk Gods: a bacon-wrapped hot dog griddled on a makeshift grill along with sizzling onions, peppers and jalapeños with condiment bottles sitting nearby, just waiting for you to utter the words “with the works." 5 of our favorite LA weigh in on the city's iconic street food and spin their own versions after the jump.

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