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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.

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.  

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.

Maude Is Named Best New Restaurant In Los Angeles. We Are Not Surprised.

Curtis Stone is the rare 'head-down' celeb chef
Oct 6, 2014 1:00 pm

Celebrity chefs often pay tribute to their nanas and papas, the soil to their culinary roots. But none go as far as opening a tiny restaurant that has them working 16-hour days to do so. Yet Top Chef Masters host Curtis Stone has done precisely this with Maude, a restaurant that the handsome Australian chef and product pitchman has been planning for nearly a decade, and which LA Weekly just named the city's Best New Restaurant of 2014.

Video: The Fung Bros. Hit LA's Great Pastrami Joint, The Hat

Pure unadulterated California Americana, right here
Sep 24, 2014 12:00 pm

Hey, it's the Fung Bros., who brought you such comedic stylings as "Best Asian Rap Lyrics," and culinary masterpieces like "Top 5 Fried Rices." With damn-near half a million subscribers, you're going to want to see what they're up to. This week, they're at the pride of Alhambra, for the world-famous pastrami at The Hat. 

Fall Preview 2014: 12 Major Restaurants Opening In Los Angeles

New from Josef Centeno, Ben Ford, Belcampo Meat
Aug 26, 2014 11:00 am

We’ve not been shy about our love for the Los Angeles food scene, which we are constantly reminded as one of the most underrated in the world. In the past we’ve dropped lists detailing the city’s top sushi masters and the diverse ethnic food being served around the Staples Center. Los Angeles is an exciting place to eat, and here journalist Tien Nguyen tells us what is on the horizon. 

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 3:12 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.    

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