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Fall Preview 2014: 12 Major Restaurants Opening In Los Angeles

New from Josef Centeno, Ben Ford, Belcampo Meat
Aug 26, 2014 12:00 pm

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 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.    

Top 20 Best Los Angeles Restaurants According To Jonathan Gold

Urasawa is gone, Roy Choi and Ludo make a move
May 19, 2014 10:00 am

For years it was Gold’s 99 Essential Restaurants at the LA Weekly. Now, after switching teams two years ago, he’s done it again at the Los Angeles Times with the 101 Best Restaurants. Over the weekend, the list was released and man does Gold have a thing for downtown. His number two pick in 2013 Urasawa? Gone. New and new-ish comers Trois Mec and POT? They are making moves. Here's the top 20. 

The United Nations Of Dough: 13 International Bakeries Around Los Angeles

The best of Korea, Mexico, Israel and Denmark
May 12, 2014 1:00 pm

French and American baked goods may dominate pastry cases in Los Angeles cafés and coffee bars, but the rest of the world has its own traditions that demand some serious attention as well. As you will see, we’ve discovered a baker’s dozen of the best bakeries, representing cuisines from Asia, Central and South America, Mexico and the Middle East. After all, people can’t subsist just on croissants and cupcakes.

13 Best Dishes In The East San Gabriel Valley

It's an Asian food mecca outside Los Angeles
Apr 7, 2014 1:00 pm

The San Gabriel Valley, a sprawling area east of downtown L.A. that encompasses almost 300 square miles, houses the best regional Chinese cuisine in the U.S., plus impressive representatives from countries like Vietnam, Japan, and Indonesia. Here are 13 of the east’s best dishes.

15 Best Dishes In The West San Gabriel Valley

It's an Asian food mecca outside Los Angeles
Mar 24, 2014 9:00 am

The San Gabriel Valley is a sprawling area east of downtown Los Angeles that encompasses almost 300 square miles and nearly 40 cities. The valley’s culinary tapestry includes the nation’s best regional Chinese cuisine, and strong representation from countries like Vietnam, Japan and Indonesia. We start in the western San Gabriel Valley, which runs east to the 605 Freeway. Here are 15 of the west’s best dishes.

LA Weekly Releases Its List Of 99 Essential Los Angeles Restaurants

As we start scanning Kayak for flights
Mar 6, 2014 3:44 pm

Here we are today with yet another poke in the ribs notice that Los Angeles might just be the most exciting place to dine out in the country. Yup, just went there. Each year LA Weekly dedicates an issue to listing (updating, revising, rewriting) a list of city’s 99 Essential Restaurants. Longtime critic Jonathan Gold minded the issue for many years before switching sides to review restaurants at the LA Times. Taking his spot in 2012 was an intrepid, pulls-no-punches writer named Besha Rodell, who released her list today. 

The Future Of A 37 Year-Old Restaurant Fish Is Causing Some Drama In Los Angeles

What to do with a legendary restaurant pet?
Feb 20, 2014 12:00 pm

It’s an unlikely story with a whole lot of history. A restaurant closes down after nearly 50 years of existence, leaving a 37 year-old fish without a home. Welcome to the crazy restaurant world of Los Angeles. Read on.


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