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...

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...

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New York Times' "The Restaurant List 2021" List

by patsully 2 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...

Cost of dining out rising rapidly...

by gutreactions 4 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...

Dark Coffee Scotchmallow | See's Candies Centennial Treats

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 16 days 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 14 days 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 24 days 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 1 year 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 1 month 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,...

La Super Birria in Santa Ana?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 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...

Baked Ziti in OC? East Coast Style

OC Mutt
by OC Mutt 1 month ago

Anyone have recs for a place serving a good east coast style baked ziti in OC - preferably Irvine/Costa Mesa/Newport Beach area (maybe South Coast Metro/Santa Ana)?

Why do so many people call it Ranch 99?

by boogiebaby 7 years ago

I've noticed that many people refer to the Asian market "99 Ranch Market" as "Ranch 99". Why is that? I've noticed it here on the board, but also in IRL. I've always known it as 99 Ranch, and that'...

LA Times Op-Ed: What In-N-Out’s vaccine standoff reveals about the California dream

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

" . . . It takes a delusional Californian to think In-N-Out was anything more than what it is, just like it takes a delusional Californian to build houses in fire country and then rebuild them when...

Lee's Kitchen in Eagle Rock, CA

by Rob575 2 months ago

Does anyone remember a famous Chinese restaurant named, "Lee's Kitchen" in Eagle Rock from back in the mid-late 80s? It was close to Toppers Tavern on Colorodo Blvd in Eagle Rock, CA. They had the...

What's your favorite specialty coffee roaster in OC?

by choopark 2 months ago

Where do you get your coffee beans from? I've mainly got mine online(Parlor Coffee, The Morning Movement Coffee, etc.) but I wonder if I there are good local coffee roasters. Thanks.

Fresh Goetta in Orange County

by chris 16 years ago

Probably a stretch, but the Cincinnati boy in me is really looking for some freshly made Goetta. Any german markets around that sell it or serve it? Thanks, Chris

Paradise Rainbow Dumplings Debut in the United States with Location in Costa Mesa

by hangrydiary 2 months ago

Paradise Dynasty is a Singapore-based restaurant group. They operate restaurants in 9 countries and are best known for their rainbow-colored soup dumplings that you might’ve seen on social media. E...

Grocery Outlet - September 2021

by takuhead 3 months ago

Palo Alto GO Marin Grassfed Smoked Butter $2.99 for same size 16 ounces - never seen this before so had to get it - quite nice on sauteed mushrooms. Might go back for some more