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Jonathan Gold Uncovers a Little Corner of Hong Kong in San Gabriel Valley

City Guide Los Angeles October 21, 2016 0 Comments

The LA Times critic is best when he finds hidden gems in the 626 This week Jonathan Gold reverts to his natural habitat of San Gabriel Valley, openly declaring the humble Delicious Food Corner, across the street from the grill-your-own-steak Venice Room just north of the 10, a little slice of Hong Kong. The Goldster pontificates on the authenticity of…

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Two Big Los Angeles Names Return for Top Chef’s Next Season

City Guide Los Angeles October 20, 2016 0 Comments

Los Angeles will be well-represented There’s a new twist to this season’s hit cooking show Top Chef: they’re bringing back more than a few fan favorites. And among the returning guests are a couple of big Los Angeles chefs with the right kind of pedigree to succeed, reveals People Magazine. The first known name is Brooke Williamson of The Tripel…

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The Best Tourist Trap Restaurants in LA

City Guide Los Angeles October 20, 2016 0 Comments

The absolute pinnacle of destination dining Like any major American city, Los Angeles has its share of tourist traps and “locals don’t go” destinations. Folks tend to be disappointed by the sometimes shabby nature of Holywood’s Walk of Fame, say, or enrage themselves over the lack of prime beachfront parking in Santa Monica. But despite it all, there are tourist-friendly…

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LA Icon Pink’s Hot Dogs Is Beefing With All of Chicago Right Now

City Guide Los Angeles October 19, 2016 0 Comments

Yes, it’s about the Dodgers vs. the Cubs The hot dog wars are heating up between Chicago and Los Angeles, with The Wieners Circle trading barbs with LA’s own Pink’s Hot Dogs on Twitter. The reason, for anyone who’s been living under a rock, is the NLCS baseball playoff series between the hometown Dodgers and the long-suffering Chicago Cubs. The…

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Free Tacos and More Today at the New Pinches Tacos in Westwood

City Guide Los Angeles October 19, 2016 0 Comments

The local mini-chain’s seventh location is having a giveaway There’s even more casual fare coming to Westwood today, with the arrival of Pinches Tacos to Glendon Avenue. And better news still: they’re giving away tons of free food, right this second. The new location takes over a defunct taco operation called Barbacoa Mexican Grill, installing instead the colorful Pinches brand…

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