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Jitlada’s Beloved Chef Tui Sungkamee Has Died

City Guide Los Angeles October 19, 2017 0 Comments

The Thai Town chef revolutionized the way Angelenos think about Southern Thai cuisine Suthiporn “Tui” Sungkamee, who was the chef of classic Thai Town restaurant Jitlada died on October 19 at Kaiser Permanente hospital on Sunset Blvd. He had been privately fighting lung cancer for some time and succumbed last night. Jitlada had always been considered one of the nicer…

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Terranea Workers Allege Wage Theft Violations in Class Action Lawsuit

City Guide Los Angeles October 19, 2017 0 Comments

An impending lawsuit does not look good for the luxury Palos Verdes resort Terranea employees have filed a class action lawsuit against the ritzy Rancho Palos Verdes resort, alleging various wage theft violations. The lawsuits lists denial of meal and rest breaks, failure to pay for full hours worked, and failure to reimburse for work supplies among the complaints they…

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Yelpers Drop Dozens of One-Star Reviews on Sweet Dixie Kitchen After #PopeyesGate

City Guide Los Angeles October 18, 2017 0 Comments

The Long Beach restaurant received 80 one-star reviews in less than a day Yesterday, national news outlets picked up on the story about Sweet Dixie Kitchen, the brunch spot that (unbeknown to customers) bought and resold Popeyes Louisiana Chicken on their menu. Unfortunately, the internet revenge for #PopeyesGate was swift, and the embattled Long Beach restaurant has been the target…

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How to Explore the San Fernando Valley’s Beguiling and Diverse Dining Scene

City Guide Los Angeles October 17, 2017 0 Comments

A top-to-bottom look at this huge Los Angeles neighborhood The San Fernando Valley is the largest geographic subsection of the city of Los Angeles. It’s also a fabled, expansive jungle of wide boulevards, freeways, restaurants, bars, and single family homes cradled between mountains to the north and south. The lower Valley contains the biggest concentration of compelling places to eat,…

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Long Beach Brunch Spot Unabashedly Reheats and Serves Popeyes Fried Chicken

City Guide Los Angeles October 17, 2017 0 Comments

Sweet Dixie Kitchen sells chicken and waffles for $13 using Popeyes tenders Long Beach restaurant Sweet Dixie Kitchen is in deep water after customers found out a few weeks ago that they were essentially re-serving Popeyes Louisiana Chicken on the menu. The brunch specialist offers several fried chicken options, and did not disclose on their menu that they use Popeyes…

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