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Silver Lake’s Mae Ploy Thai Restaurant to Close After 26 Years

City Guide Los Angeles January 16, 2018 0 Comments

The Bangkok-style restaurant will be searching for a new location After 26 years, Mae Ploy will close for service in Silver Lake on January 28. The longstanding restaurant decided to close because owner, Amnaj Lungorn will retire. According to Lungorn’s son, Kevin Lungorn, the family-operated business plans to reopen in a new location in the coming year, and hopefully within…

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Man Responsible for Bringing Mongolian Barbecue to America Has Died

City Guide Los Angeles January 12, 2018 0 Comments

John C. Lee founded Colonel Lee’s Mongolian BBQ The founder of the chain Colonel Lee’s Mongolian BBQ has died. Many credit John C. Lee as the first to introduce Mongolian barbecue to Los Angeles, and the U.S. in the late 1960s. The Los Angeles Daily News reported that Lee was 95-years-old, and passed away from natural causes in Encino on…

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Central Coast Mudslides Prompt Mandatory Restaurant Closures Near Santa Barbara

City Guide Los Angeles January 11, 2018 0 Comments

The Montecito Water District issued a warning yesterday about its tainted water supply Just as businesses were beginning to recover from the 2017 Thomas Fire, Montecito and Summerland restaurants were ordered to close Wednesday due to safety concerns with the water supply. The Los Angeles Times first reported about the water contamination after the fire-scorched, eroded Central Coast soil was…

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An Essential Guide to Los Angeles’s Booming Sichuan Food Scene

City Guide Los Angeles January 11, 2018 0 Comments

It’s more than just Chengdu Taste It’s no secret that Sichuan cuisine has been gaining in popularity not only in East Asia, but across the United States. Even for those who haven’t encountered authentic Sichuan food, a passing familiarity with Chinese menus will offer, at one point or another, exposure to a dish at least derived from the cuisine of…

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Watch a Brazen SGV Banquet Thief Run Off With $20,000 in Wedding Cash

City Guide Los Angeles January 10, 2018 0 Comments

Rosemead’s 888 Seafood got hit hard over the weekend A brazen thief snuck into Rosemead’s 888 Seafood Restaurant over the weekend and reportedly stole a heart-shaped box containing up to $20,000 worth of cash from a wedding banquet. According the the Pasadena Star News, the crime took place at the beginning of the reception, and the suspect is still at…

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