Our 12 Most Popular Stories This Week

This week in Food Republic history, Dada Life revealed the reason why their fans dress up like bananas, our nightlife reporter took a fashion turn for the best and everyone added a very important email address to their mass mailing lists. We threw in a little food art and end-of-summer booze-spiked plum sorbet to balance it all out.

Check out what happens when football, style and LA food culture come together in this week's 12 most popular stories.

1. 10 Reasons To Buy A Cheap Southwest Ticket to Greenville, SC. No, Really!

2. 6 Places To Eat And Drink Shockingly Well In Downtown Los Angeles

3. 4 Boozy Coffee Drinks To Wake You Up Right

4. Rusko Needs A Lengua Taco, Stat

5. Los Angeles: What Happens When A Chef Puts His E-Mail Address On A Menu?

6. Style Icons: An Interview With Geoffrey And Margaret Zakarian

7. The Origins of Dada Life's Banana Obsession

8. Beer Around The NFL: Minnesota Vikings

9. Portland, Oregeon Is Famous For Bento Boxes

10.Visual Snack: Check Out These Awesome Food Sculptures

11. Five-Spiced Plum And Red Wine Sorbet Recipe

12. NY Fashion Week Party Report: Busta Rhymes, Strippers & Dessert Installations