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Taco Fiesta Serves Delightful Hard-Shelled Nostalgia in Highland Park

City Guide Los Angeles March 1, 2016 0 Comments

It’s the hard shelled taco destination of your dreams. If you’re anything like me, your first interaction with a taco came via those grocery store hard-shelled party packs, where predetermined amounts of “taco seasoning” could be tossed in with a lump of ground beef and, just like that, dinner would be served. Long a staple of the Midwestern midweek diet,…

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Food Mashup Ramen Burger Closes Koreatown Brick & Mortar

City Guide Los Angeles March 1, 2016 0 Comments

Yesterday was the window’s last day of service. Ramen Burger’s lone Los Angeles brick & mortar has closed as of yesterday. The burger-noodle mashup, which initially gained a massive following at Brooklyn’s Smorgasburg, first opened at the corner of 3rd and Vermont as a kiosk next to Lock & Key bar. Owner Jeff Shimamoto confirmed the news today, stating that while…

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Chef Shahaf Shabtay to Replace Alex Urena at Fusion Restaurant Tasca Chino

City Guide New York March 1, 2016 0 Comments

Most of the Latin dishes are leaving the menu. After nearly a year, Tasca Chino, the Chinese/Latin restaurant on Park Avenue South, will change its chef and concept. Alex Urena will be departing, along with many of his Spanish dishes, and Israeli chef Shahaf Shabtay will take over the range. Shabday, who owns the Asian restaurant SaSaZu in Prague, will increase…

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Hudson Yards Update: 12 Restaurants Still in the Running for 7 Open Spots

City Guide New York March 1, 2016 0 Comments

Plus: Danny Meyer still hasn’t inked a deal for any projects at the development. Thomas Keller and developer Related Companies’ Kenneth Himmel have whittled down the contenders for restaurants at Hudson Yards to 12, meaning the final line-up for the mixed-used development may be imminent, according to a report from Bloomberg. Already, Keller’s opening both a steakhouse and an American…

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Disneyland's Famous Churros Never Would Have Happened Without This Man

City Guide Los Angeles March 1, 2016 0 Comments

An examination of one of the park’s most beloved snacks. Ever wondered why California’s Disneyland is positively overrun with delicious, warm churros? Well as it turns out, you essentially have one man — the quiet, affable Jim Lowman — to thank. In this really fun feature from the Disney Examiner team, writer Zeila Edrial focuses on Lowman, a longtime Disneyland Food and…

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