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...

How to best stay safe when dining out?

by gutreactions 5 days ago

Are you dining out again? What safety guidelines do you follow during this time of Covid? What should restaurant venues be doing? It's been difficult all around, but we do want to stay safe and sti...

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Chicken Salt?

by Neurofabulous 5 days ago

Hello all, well here's an odd question; does anyone know of a specialty store that might carry chicken salt? Preferably Chook's brand? I was watching an episode of Valerie's Home Cooking in whic...

Long Beach Black Restaurant Week, Jan 23-30

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 days ago

"...for Black Restaurant Week, each participant was given carte blanche to come up with their own pricing rather than the standard prix fixe meals. As of the time of publication, many of these p...

Banh Cuon Tay Ho | San Jose

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 13 days ago

Two months ago I had a chance to try Banh Cuon Tay Ho's San Jose branch on Senter Road. The long time standard for judging banh cuon, the Vietnamese steamed rice crepe rolls, this was my first time...

Cost of dining out rising rapidly...

by gutreactions 5 months ago

Restaurants of all types have been raising their prices across the board. Just noticed one of our local spots posting their weekend specials. One was: Pat La Frieda Porterhouse for 2, $110. With si...

CAFPC: 2020 California Food Policy Report

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 28 days ago

"...California is uniquely positioned to address the linked conditions of racial, food, and climate injustices, and their intergenerational impacts. As a global leader in food production, Californi...

Trader Joe's French Village plain cream line yogurt discontinued

by nemotode 11 years ago

I'm still in agony. They keep 50 kinds of non-fat, sweetened yogurt and get rid of their best. Does anyone know where I can get a similar yogurt (outside of France)?

CBS: California Grocers, Restaurateurs Seek Delay of New Bacon Law

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

" . . . While groups are working to delay the measure, the state has eased the transition to the new system. It has allowed pork processed under the old rules and held in cold storage to be sold in...

Looking for where to purchase Boiron passion fruit puree

by pamelabeck 10 years ago

I just got a recipe from a restaurant in london where they made an amazing passion fruit soufflé. It calls for Boiron passion fruit puree and Boiron passion fruit juice (also mango juice). Does an...

New York Times' "The Restaurant List 2021" List

by patsully 4 months ago

A new top 50 list, unranked thankfully. "Together they reflect the rich mosaic of American dining — from the melding of Thai curry and Texas brisket in the Pacific Northwest, to heritage crab r...

Dark Coffee Scotchmallow | See's Candies Centennial Treats

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

Happy 100th birthday, See's Candies! This is an especially happy occasion coming so soon after many of us feared that it would be a victim of the pandemic. Fortunately, See's adapted and has reo...

Plastic utensils only by request in Los Angeles

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

“Los Angeles is taking a big step forward to create a GreenerLA by taking on plastic pollution and phasing out single-use plastics,” Councilman Mitch O’Farrell tweeted on Monday. “Building on my st...

“Wild Foods & the Holidays!” - 11/12 webinar (free)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

"Please join the CDFW Recruit, Retain, Reactivate (R3) team and past R3H3 presenters from 2021 for “Wild Foods & the Holidays!” A look at using fish, game and foraged items for holiday meals and mo...

Grocery Outlet - April 2020

by sweethooch 2 years 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...

The New Yorker: Trader Joe Wrote a Memoir

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

My years in Los Angeles as a grad student were filled with trips to TJ's in Culver City and occasionally to Pasadena for bargains in French cheeses, imported and domestic wines at 20-30% discounts,...