Los Angeles Area

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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...

Free tacos for the vaccinated at Taco Bell TODAY, 6/15 (California only)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 13 hours ago

Show your COVID-19 vaccine card today at a participating Taco Bell location in California and get a free seasoned beef Nacho Cheese Doritos Locos taco.

Finding Caul Fat In Los Angeles

by Paliman 14 years ago

Saturday seems like the first hint of Fall. I was thinking of soon making boudin blanc with aligot. However, I need some caul fat to encase the boudin. Any ideas? Thanks.

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Food & Wine: Love Letter to Chinese Restaurants

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

Chinatowns are deserted. Chinese restaurants suffered early on in the pandemic and disproportionately from the decline in business. Time to order take-out and to do what you can to keep your loc...

Sigh... Ramayani Didn't Make It. Indonesian in LA?

by delanor 8 days ago

This was one of our favorite restaurants in LA, sorry to see that it doesn't seem to have outlasted the pandemic. Hope the lovely family that ran it is ok. We know and like Simpang Asia - is there ...

Restos adding credit card processing fees to your bill...

by gutreactions 11 days ago

I have noticed it more and more. Restaurants are posting up to a 3% processing fee to your final bill. I guess its an effort to defray some of the loss eateries incur to credit card companies. They...

Sur La Table prepares for bankruptcy

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

" . . . For companies like Sur La Table that offer classes and other in-store experiences, the nationwide shutdown has been even more pernicious. . ."

Who remembers La Barbera's pizza in West L.A.?

by jerry200 13 years ago

Back in the 70's, I used to frequent a nice Italian restaurant called La Barbera's. It was on the north side of Wilshire Blvd. about a mile west of the 405. I was young and naive (now I'm old and n...

New York Slice Style Pizza Orange County

OC Mutt
by OC Mutt 1 year ago

Is there a NY thin-crust slice style pizza place in OC? Most chains or mini chains with "New York" in the title are mediocre to terrible. If you're a NYer or former SF resident who know's Tony...

Palm Springs CA Recs Please

OC Mutt
by OC Mutt 29 days ago

Hounds - what are your "must go" places in Palm Springs? Are there any, or is it a culinary desert as well as an actual desert?

Ojai and Ventura County

by Antoniad 1 month ago

Any updates/recommedations about restaurants in Ojai and Ventura County. We will visit in July and are adventurous eaters

How to ghost Grubhub and order your restaurant takeout ethically

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

" . . . a recent report revealed that Grubhub, which owns food delivery services like Seamless, Eat24, MenuPages, and AllMenus, has been buying domain names to set up dummy websites that resemble ...

Cha Redefine set to spice up Los Angeles with Mala Coffee

by hangrydiary 1 month ago

Cha Redefine launched their 2nd store’s soft opening on May 7th, 2021, with a revolutionary cup of joe, Mala Coffee to support AAPI. To support AAPI communities, all sales proceeds of Mala Coffe...

Grocery Outlet - April 2021

by DavidT 2 months ago

The GO spring wine sale (20%) off will run from April 7 thru April 13. https://grossoutwine.wordpress.com/

Cheese Shops in Orange County

by brakkus 2 months ago

Hi all, I'm looking for a good cheese shop with some good French and Alpine cheeses. Stuff like Raclette, Vacherin Fribourgeois, Challerhocker, etc. I know some of the chains carry this but the sel...

Harvesting Tips: Artichokes to Zucchini

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Tips on the optimum time to pick your garden crop from Joe Corso of Long Beach Organic.

King Taco: what's in that sauce?!!?! [moved from Los Angeles board]

by jms_5150 15 years ago

Savor the Flava. i've come close to mastering this sauce at home, but mine taste more like El Taurino aka hoover taco- sauce. can anyone taste a hint of curry or tumeric? what's in their sauce t...

spinich crepes - remember The Magic Pan?

by Elizabeth Bennett Darcy 15 years ago

Remember the chain of crepe restaurants called The Magic Pan? Nana used to take me to the one in Beverly Hills & I'd always have the spinich crepes. Now I'm craving them (20 years later) and the p...

La Super Birria in Santa Ana?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Enjoyed the article about the sweets shop turned birrieria (starts on page 4), now I'm wondering if any 'hounds can share opinions of the place? La Super Birria 1041 W 1st St Santa Ana, CA 927...