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On a Big Sugar High

The latest cupcakerie to pop up is Big Sugar Bakeshop. They have a massive variety of treats, and their cupcakes are way more affordable than the competition’s cupcakes (i.e., Leda’s). READ MORE

Pork Burger Pigout

Obsessed with pork burgers, ipsedixit has been frequenting Wood Spoon when the need for a fix comes on. READ MORE

Los Feliz Goes Hot and Cold: Yai’s Spicy Thai and Pinkberry Fro-Yo

Yai, a Thai restaurant that’s sibling to the well-liked Yai (and Yai Noodles) in Thai Town, has finally opened after months of sitting empty (is rent free or what?). READ MORE

Armando Isn’t the Only One With Fantastic Salumi

Fra’Mani salumi is nothing short of extraordinary, says Barham Turner–the aroma, the mouthfeel, the rich flavor. READ MORE

Al Pastor Hot Off the Spit, Pineapple and All

Weekend nights on Central Ave, there’s an outdoor taco table that makes some of the best al pastor Dommy has ever tasted in her Eastside eating adventures. READ MORE

Rockenwagner’s Bakery Rises a Second Time: 3 Square

The folks of Rockenwagner have opened up another bakery-café: Three Square. Those who love their bacon-cheese twists and pretzel twists: be psyched. READ MORE

Elements of Sushi: Wasabi and Rice

In sushi, the best ingredients are key, and not just the fish. Fresh wasabi makes a world of difference, but not a lot of places offer it. READ MORE

When the Temperature Drops, Go for Hot Pot

Spicy hot pot at Lu Gi tastes the most like the ones in Taiwan, says eileen216. READ MORE

Four-Stop Ramen Slurping Spree

Pleasurepalate went ramen tasting recently, checking out Koraku, Shinsengumi Hakata Ramen, Santouka ,and Daikokuya. READ MORE

Stuffed: The Search for a Great Burrito in Pasadena

If you’re looking for a new burrito joint in the Pasadena area, the chile verde at Tonny’s has been getting raves lately. Chile verde burrito has huge chunks of tender, luscious pork (you can’t go wrong with pork here, says yoyomama). READ MORE