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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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Chinese American food: a legit cuisine on its own?

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by dharmathug 5 months ago

This article pricked my interest. "The hyphenated diaspora foods Chinese created are frequently maligned as inauthentic or watered-down, a narrative that Peter Kim, executive director of Brooklyn's...

Grocery Outlet - July 2019 [Split from June 2019 Grocery Outlet post]]

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by JadeM 16 days ago

SF Mission GO: Horizon Organic Unsalted Butter (labeled 3.99, rang up 2.99) Pt Reyes Blue 4.99 Leonidas Belgian chocolate bars (30% milk with salted caramel or hazelnuts) 2.99 Wellshire Uncur...

"Rangoon Racquet Club" Beverly Hills 1970's-1980's

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by DianeHeil 5 years ago

I saw a post from 2009 about the "Rangoon Racquet Club" which was a fabulous, classic Beverly Hills Restaurant and Bar. It has been several years since any new post have been added to that chain, ...

OC Fair’s Junior Livestock Auction, July 20

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 days ago

OC Fair’s Junior Livestock Auction Saturday, July 20, 2019 8 a.m. – Admission gate opens (Yellow Gate) 9 a.m. – Buyer check-in and add-on tables open 10 a.m. – Opening...

What markets still sell Paradise Tropical Tea?

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by rockhead 6 years ago

I used to buy Paradise Tropical Tea at Ralph's but they no longer carry it. I checked Vons/Pavillions and Albertson's and they don't stock it either. In searching on-line, it appears it may not be ...

Dinner Recommendations for Burbank area

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by sportcat 4 years ago

Hi Chowhounds, I'll be in Santa Clarita for two nights the second weekend in June. I'm travelling with a group of four colleagues to a conference and have at least one pescatarian in the group; ...

Sauce on hamburger at Dolores's Drive-in in 60s-80s?

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by arlinek 4 years ago

Used to love the Dolores' drive-in in Los Angeles. What WAS that "special sauce" they put on the hamburger - anyone know? All I recall was that it was white and a little chunky - wasn't tarter sa...

LCA Wine - temporarily closed

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 days ago

A year ago I visited LCA Wine in Costa Mesa for a lively tasting and wine education session by my friend Winemaker Carol Shelton. Considering it for a return visit this summer, I was surprised to r...

Chicken Backs

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by Boy Lorin 14 years ago

Here's something that has been driving me crazy for the past few years: I'm from New York (lower east side) where you can walk into any supermarket and buy chicken necks and backs for soup (at le...

Restaurant Near Santa Anita

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by marcjh 17 days ago

Does anyone recall the name of a restaurant in the San Gabriel Valley that had a TV commercial with Trevor Denman? The spot played all the time on channel 56 in the 1980s. Back in the day, I co...

Why your Huy Fong Sriracha doesn't taste the same

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by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

" . . . For nearly 30 years, the company behind Sriracha, Huy Fong Foods, used peppers supplied by Underwood Ranches. Now, the two companies are in the midst of a multimillion-dollar lawsuit, accor...

Vienna Beef Hotdogs -- Where to Buy?

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by DavidSL 14 years ago

Two days ago, my friend asked me where he could buy Vienna Beef hotdogs. I said; "How the heck would I know?" He said; "Remember, we used to eat them about ten years ago and before?" I said; "Ah...

Live blue crabs in LA/Pasadena?

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by abbyjj 17 days ago

I would like to find a fresh seafood market where I can purchase LIVE blue crabs. I'd also like to find fresh herring (not pickled or salted). Would you be able to help me find such a place in the ...

Where can I find Graber Olives?

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by applecore 7 years ago

I'm addicted to Graber Olives and would love to find a place that stocks them close by. Anywhere eastside (near Downtown) or even in SM? Thanks for your help! Oh and if you haven't tried them,...

Marinated Garbonzo Beans

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by marcjh 17 days ago

When I was a kid in the 70s and 80s, we used to get marinated garbanzo beans from the supermarket. They were delicious. They came in a glass jar and I think also had pimentos. We bought it at Ra...

Scotch and Sirloin at Pico and Sepulveda

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by kmingalls 6 years ago

Does anyone remember the Scotch and Sirloin at the corner of Pico and Sepulveda in West Los Angeles? They had a band in the bar whose leader sounded like James Taylor. Steel guitarist became very w...

Grocery Outlet - June 2019

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Marina GO (Monterey Peninsula): Finlandia cheddar cheese dip, 99¢ Daphne's Creamery 82% butterfat butter, $2.49 Siggi's Triple Cream strained yogurt, $2.49 Maple Hill drinkable yogurt, $1.49 ...

Road Trip! Where to eat?? Albuquerque, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, & San Francisco

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by tupeloshoney 12 months ago

We are doing a cross country road trip from Alabama and I would like your "DO NOT MISS THIS" food suggestions for ALB, LAS, LAX and SFO. We are also going to the grand canyon, but I think we are v...