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Los Angeles Area

Find the best restaurants, bars, coffee shops, ice cream, and more in LA and its surrounding areas. We also have tags for many of the individual cities in the region, which you can browse here.

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...
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does anyone remember gem cafe in hermosa beach?

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by oxtabs 5 years ago

it was a small diner on pier avenue run by an older couple. my mom took me there when i was a kid and they had these amazing pastrami sandwiches and chocolate cake that i will never forget.

Best Steakhouses in America

Perilagu Khan
by Perilagu Khan 12 days ago

I'm working on a literary project of sorts, dealing with the steakhouse in America. Toward that end, I was hoping some of you might nominate the steakhouse you consider the best in the state you kn...

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California Ends School Lunch-shaming

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 days ago

" . . . The new legislation, authored by state Sen. Robert Hertzberg, makes it so schools are no longer allowed to serve cheaper, 'alternative' lunches to students whose parents are unable to pay. ...

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

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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...

Los Angeles, Dana Point and Anaheim Food trip with Children

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by josephml1 2 months ago

Hi, I need your advice about your best place to eat In Los angeles, Dana Point and Anaheim, this food choices..with children. Steak House could be a hole in the wall. Chinese Restaurant I wil...

How to ghost Grubhub and order your restaurant takeout ethically

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months 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 ...

spinich crepes - remember The Magic Pan?

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by Elizabeth Bennett Darcy 13 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...

Where to buy rice wine?

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by sparkyk 8 years ago

Having a very hard time finding rice wine (not vinegar) which is frequently listed ingredient in Chinese cooking. Checked Whole Foods, Galleria, different liquor places. Anyone have any ideas for...

Yam or Casava Flour

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by rowjo 1 month ago

Where can I purchase Yam or Cassava flour in Los Angeles? I’m making some Bolivian Cheese Appetizers and need this ingredient. I’m in San Fernando Valley... so the closer to the valley the better. ...

Do Hounders Still Eat At or Enjoy Steakhouses?

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by kelvin_of_ranard 1 month ago

Received a generous invitation to a well known and “sophisticated” SoCal steakhouse! The evening started well and the conversation was friendly, but the Onion Soup was served lukewarm! Determined...

"Chicago-style"pizza in SoCal

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by RSMBob 12 months ago

Been a long time since I wrote on this topic (and boy, has Chowhound changed!). Wrote this up last night for another forum and thought I'd share here. All inputs, additions, critiques welcome. T...

Chicago Pasta House | Moreno Valley - Riverside County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 28 days ago

Thanks to RSMBob's post about Chicago-style pizza in SoCal, in October I picked up a stuffed pizza from Chicago Pasta House on my way to see friends in Palm Springs. https://www.chowhound.com/pos...

Yellow Deli phantom cravings.....

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by down2earthlachica 11 years ago

I grew up on the fried rice and chinese chicken salad from this little hole in the wall establishment in Monterey Park. Located in the same shopping center as a Rite Aid, pet store and See's choco...

Where to meet in the SFV

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by judybird 1 month ago

Friends live in West Hills, we're in Pasadena, looking for a place to meet for dinner somewhere in between. Type of food doesn't matter, casual is fine, but we'd like a place that's quiet enough fo...

Grocery Outlet - September 2019

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

This is where to post your Grocery Outlet finds for the month. Cloverdale GO: Haagen-Dazs strawberry ice cream, $2.50 for 28 oz - Almost felt retro to come back to the five-ingredient ice cre...

Snow-Line Orchard & Winery | Oak Glen - San Bernardino County

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 29 days ago

Apple season is back in the mile-high orchards of Oak Glen. I confess to being completely unaware of this growing area until a friend clued me in last year. On November 1 on my way to Palm Springs,...

old health food stores

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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 ...

Michelin Stars in California, 2019

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 5 months ago

Three Stars Atelier Crenn Benu The French Laundry Manresa Quince The Restaurant at Meadowood SingleThread Two Stars Acquerello Baumé Californios Campton Place Coi Commis Lazy ...

Comfortable restaurant for big guy?

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by sheshelala 1 month ago

It's my brother-in-law's birthday soon. My husband and I want to take him & my sister to a nice restaurant where he will feel comfortable. He's a big guy. He can't fit into most booths & chair...

Does anyone remember this old Pizza Place (circa 1985)?

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by ncchowhound 1 month ago

There used to be a small hole-in-the-wall pizza place in East Hollywood, I believe it was on Vermont (could be wrong about that street) or maybe Western? Very small place. Walls were covered with n...