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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...

Grocery Outlet, January 2020

by sweethooch 3 days ago

Palo Alto, 1/15/20 Super-quick trip (I'm on pantry & freezer clean-out month, only buying fruits and vegetables, but noticed a few other things) Sipp non-alcoholic bev 4 x 12 oz $1.99 (4-5 ki...

Calzone update 2020

by Ilovetoeatso 1 day ago

So the new year starts and I got a sample of a pretty good spinach calzone from Nellys Catering in Santa Monica. Now I’d like to know if there are any newer or classic places that earn the title fo...

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Costco Rembrandt aged Gouda gone

by Ian F 8 days ago

Suddenly gone from my local Costco in SoCal. They have a substitute that doesn’t work. Anyone else notice this?

Claim Jumpers

by syrup09 17 days ago

Has anyone out there been to a Restaurant called Claim Jumpers? I Found out about them reading Todd Wilbur's Secret Recipes 2. They seem to be a West Coast chain with a few locations in...

Recipes From Old Cigo's Restaurant - San Pedro CA

by Maggijo 3 months ago

Looking for a long lost recipe from Cigo's. Dalmatian Mostaccioli - beloved by all of San Pedro.

Street Food Legalized in Los Angeles

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

At long last, the estimated 10,000 street food vendors in Los Angeles have a pathway to legitimacy. "That means the fight is far from over, but today marks the first time in the city’s history t...

Mexican Trio

by Ilovetoeatso 9 days ago

What’s the best Mexican Restaurant for my favorite trio? Looking for chili rellenos (stems cut off), cheese enchiladas, and beef hard shell tacos. For me it’s Mexican season. However I have to ask ...

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. ...

Helping with tasting menu

by Yick 15 days ago

Has anyone recently tried the tasting menu at Spago Beverly Hills? I saw the DineLA menu on their website and thought that would be a better choice than the California Tasting Menu which looks huge...

spinich crepes - remember The Magic Pan?

by Elizabeth Bennett Darcy 14 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...

Michelin Stars in California, 2019

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 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 ...

Satay House?

by Ken deBeer 14 years ago

Back in the 70's on Reseda Blvd there was a restaurant named Satay House that had great dishes, our favorite being skewered shrimp, beef and chicken. Their salads also had a tomato(?) based house d...

Grocery Outlet, December 2019

by sweethooch 2 months 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...


by Poopy 14 years ago

In an effort to combat allergies, I am looking for honey made by bees in the LA area. Anyone know of any local suppliers? Please don't tell me to go to the Farmer's Market...unless you know of a sp...

Where can I find fresh compressed yeast?

by damkavi 12 years ago

Hi. I have searched high and low. I've called all bakeries, grocery stores, and health food stores (I.E. trader joes, whole foods, mothers market) in my area and no one seems to carry this item. ...

Munchery: How a venture-backed startup swindled a group of women and minority owned companies out of over $50,000 and is getting away with it

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 12 months ago

" . . . Munchery exhibited a pattern of closing abruptly and leaving their debts unpaid in a venture-scale version of dine and dash, without any regard for all of the people left in the lurch when ...

Gluten & Dairy Free restaurant recs in West LA?

by LDWmoorestreet 23 days ago

Hello everyone, my family is newly GF & dairy free and we are looking for restaurant recs in Santa Monica, Venice, Mar Vista, Culver City, Brentwood, or really anywhere westside. Help appreciated!

Man Fook Low (Old Times)

by aldash 6 years ago

We had a good nostalgic thread on the Man Fook Low restaurant, but I can't find it anymore on this board. They were at 9th and San Pedro St., in the old part of Chinatown, near the huge produce ma...

Ho Kee Cafe | San Gabriel

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 25 days ago

BYO Lobster and BYO Conch transformed into lunch! With our seafood purchases from Good Fortune in tow https://www.chowhound.com/post/good-fortune-supermarket-san-gabriel-1087640 , we headed to Ho K...