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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...

Fresh look -- "BEST New York Style Cheesecake in Los Angeles"

by msmarm 2 months ago

Bringing "BEST New York Style Cheesecake in Los Angeles!" to holiday season 2019, what are current faves, Carnegie Deli style?

Marquis West Has Finally Closed For Good

by TomSwift 16 years ago

A piece of L.A. restaurant history vanished this past Saturday night when Marquis West closed its doors. The owners and staff were teary-eyed and they gave away menus, signed by the chef if reques...

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Erkuai rice cakes los angeles

mr mouther
by mr mouther 4 days ago

Im going to assume based on the lack of vitality in the discussion boards here now that most vigorous eaters ahve moved elsewhere, but just in case, any good grilled rice cakes in SGV etc.?

Grocery Outlet, December 2019

by sweethooch 9 days ago

Palo Alto 12/1/19 Dawn Platinum dish liquid, 2-pack 20.6 oz each $2.99 Nona Lim Vietnamese Pho bone broth 10 oz, $1.99 Siggi’s Skyr plain strained yogurt 0%, 24 oz, $1.19 Boursin shallot 5 oz...

Reservation for 4 at n/naka on January 23rd

by solarblur 12 days ago

We have a reservation for 4 x Modern Kaiseki at 9:15pm on January 23rd that we won't be able to make. Will transfer to you via Tock at face value ($400 deposit) - payment is handled directly via To...

Crab legs reward

mr mouther
by mr mouther 10 days ago

After many unsuccessful tries Ive stopped smoking for more than 150 days and I decided I wanted a reward of crab legs since i haven't had them in probably 20 years. Anyone have any recommendation f...

Reservation for 2 at n/naka on January 28th

by zeusinca 2 months ago

I have a reservation for 2 at 5:30pm on January 28th that I won't be able to make. Will transfer it over via Tock at face value ($200). Please let me know if interested.

What Can I Make in A Car?

by CaliPenguin 23 days ago

Ok, so I live in my car. I need things that are cheap, but can be made and stored in a car. I have a few things I can employ, like a rice cooker, self heating kettle, instapot (that I'm afraid to u...


by daintysharky 19 days ago

Hoping to order turkey this year and simplify things a bit. Was searching for fried turkey but am coming up empty. So smoked or Asian-style or anything different I am open to.

Khachapuri @ Old Sasoon Bakery | Pasadena

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

A year ago, fate landed me in the middle of Pasadena's Armenian neighborhood. For breakfast, I indulged in a Georgian-Armenian khachapuri enjoyed outside at a sidewalk cafe table on a blue sky day....

Best sourdough bread in Los Angeles?

by kermit 12 years ago

The discussion on French bread got me thinking about good sourdough bread in LA. Any good recommendations? I can't spell it for the life of me, but in the Bay Area, there used (still?) to be a comp...

Just a Platform? Instacart Workers Strike at the Gig Economy’s Favorite Lie

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 17 days ago

". . . The strike, which lasted three days, was about a lot more than tips. The larger issue, Bain said, is that Instacart is doing the classic tech-company move of pretending its employees aren’t ...

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 ...

Kiva fast-acting cannabis gravy?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 19 days ago

This write-up in Sunset Magazine doesn't say anything about how this just-add-water packaged gravy tastes. Anyone tried it? Available only in San Francisco and Los Angeles, currently. https://ki...

Ode to Melanie Wong

by Kit H. 19 years ago

Well, not exactly an ode..but many thanks for wetting my appetite for dungeness crabs. I munched through more than half of one this evening. I had forgotten how succulent and sweet the meat is. ...

Chinese Restaurant w Private Room in SGV

by alicegreene 25 days ago

I'm planning office holiday luncheon and CEO wants Chinese (but not a "Chinese Seafood") restaurant with a private room that seats 10 or so. I see recommendations a couple of years old for Chang's ...

Phoenix Bakery's Strawberry Cream Cake

by WINDELLA 1 month ago

Anyone have a copycat recipe for the strawberry cream cake at Phoenix Bakery in Chinatown? I'm sure it's a well guarded secret but though I'd ask.

L.A. - Anniversary Dinner

by nycAttorney 2 months ago

Hi guys. New to L.A. from NYC. Celebrating an anniversary in November. Looking for a nice restaurant to go to. If prix fixe or tasting menu, would prefer to keep it under $200/pp (wine NOT included...