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LA's 'Cafe Gratitude' and Other Restaurants Offering Steep Meatless Monday Deals

Meatless Monday deals and offerings across the country show no signs of slowing. From the rollout of meatless options, like the Impossible Burger and Beyond Meat, at national fast food and fast casual...

Getting desperate for 50's Chinese food!

by homyufan 11 years ago

Far East, Sankoro, Tin Sing, New Formosa is there anything left? I tried Paul's Kitchen on San Pedro and was VERY disappointed. Does anyone remember Sankoro on First St? You could see City Hall ...

Update on California Farmers' Markets & Call to Action

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 21 days ago

After Governor Newsom’s order last Wednesday banning gatherings of more than 250 to slow down transmission of novel Coronavirus, a number of farmers markets across the state were ordered by their c...

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See's Candies suspending production

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 12 days ago

For only the second time in history, See's Candies has suspended production and shipping temporarily. The other stoppage was for World War II. https://www.sees.com/


Grocery Outlet - April 2020

by sweethooch 4 days ago

Time for a new Grocey Outlet thread! What interesting things have you seen? Sunnyvale April 3: Toilet paper! Jubilee brand 12 double rolls 2-ply $4.99 Bleach Tomato plants 4" pots San Marza...

Rehearsal Dinner Location - Los Angeles - BBQ Restaurant

by mowglibear 8 days ago

Hi! I'm trying to find a BBQ restaurant that can host ~60 people for a Rehearsal Dinner / Lunch in Los Angeles. Ideally we are looking to spend $10-16 PP for food only. We would want to have beer/w...

Oh No! Bangkok Market Closed!! What Now??

by delanor 4 months ago

They've been building new apt buildings all around that neighborhood for the past 2 years and you just knew what was coming. Everyone loved this place and now it's over after 47 years. The best Th...

old health food stores

by petradish 15 years ago

lbqt's post below mentioning health food stores, as well as the source restaurant mention, got me thinking about old-style healthy places. the kind of rough-around-the-edges spots w/fresh squeezed ...

Grocery Outlet - March 2020

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

What have you discovered at Grocery Outlet this month? For me, I'm appreciating not only the new finds, but realizing that the bargain basement prices at GO have allowed me to build up a pretty ...

Dining and Driving on the Empty Freeways of Los Angeles

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 days ago

Tejal Rao drives on empty streets making the rounds of fast food in the time of Covid-19. ". . . Before moving to Los Angeles, I associated drive-throughs with the national chains that populariz...

LA Health Dept. Shuts Down Restaurant for Selling Items Without a Grocery Permit

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 days ago

" . . . The issue, it seems, has less to do with the sale of a few rolls of toilet paper and more to do with crowding inside the restaurant’s converted dining area, so Kronfli says ownership is con...

Long Beach's Pie Bar: Pie It Forward

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 days ago

Adore this idea for sending a treat today to the Long Beach Community and earning a gift card for future use. "Pie It Forward Collection Here’s how it works- you purchase whole pies and we de...

Great American Food & Beverage Co. (L.A.) - Who Remembers?

by tayres 4 years ago

Something got me to thinking about a place I went to long ago, The Great American Food & Beverage Company. It was somewhere in L.A. and they had something on their menu called an "orgy". Does any...

The Olive around 1990

by mrsgdj2 21 days ago

Did anyone go to the Olive near LACMA (it was on a north/south street) and try that amazing vanilla macadamia nut cake?

Thank You, Mayor Breed!

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 23 days ago

Today's orders for shelter in place to slow coronavirus infections specifically exempts FARMERS MARKETS, allowing them to remain open as essential public services. Thank you, Mayor Breed, for recog...

Weekly meal delivery services in LA

by Dylan 13 years ago

I'm looking for people's thoughts on good meal delivery services... not a restaurant that delivers, but rather someone that cooks high quality healthy food and delivers the meals to your door a few...

Remembering Tepparod Thai

by Sarah C 17 years ago

Does anyone else remember Tepparod Thai? It was off of Vermont north of Hollywood Blvd., and must have been one of the first Thai restaurants in LA (and probably in America!). I moved to LA in 19...

Barley Malt Syrup: Why is this item impossible to find?

by howlingwind987 28 days ago

I really want to make bagels at home, and I’m interested in using barley malt syrup, but I can’t seem to locate it in the general LA area. I live in North Hollywood and could use some direction. ...

Where can I find red chili peppers that are not just Fresno peppers?

by BigHungryBelly 1 month ago

I am looking for red chili peppers that have relatively thin skins and not too fleshy to make pickled chopped chili peppers. All I can find near me (JONS, Whole foods, and various Korean markets) i...

Los Angeles: Best General Tsos Chicken?

by zeroone 13 years ago

What chinese restaurant has the best general tsos chicken/generals chicken in los angeles? Im from philly and i have yet to find any place here, anywhere that actually has good general tsos chi...