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Jerusalem Artichokes (Sunchokes)

by DavyLeo 8 days ago

Anyone know where to find these? The rooty looking artichokes. Preferably organic. Saw them at Vons many moons ago......


Texanbychoice commented 1 day ago

Date Shakes

by NeverEnough 4 years ago

Without driving all the way to Shields Date Farm in Indio, does anyone know where I can find an excellent date shake ...


incognitobandito commented 15 days ago

Grocery Outlet - June 2018

by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Friday afternoon I visited the Costa Mesa GO, the first time I've been to a Grocery Outlet store in Southern Californ...

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Melanie Wong commented 17 days ago

Desperate Search for Water Buffalo Cream (called Kaymak or Gaimar)

by sillyolesara 7 years ago

Is there someone out there who has made an effort to find REAL gaimar in the States? Water buffalo only. Help me plea...


cspurrell commented 17 days ago

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Banning new soda taxes by California cities

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 19 days ago

Big Soda/Big Tobacco/Big Oil banded together to prevent more California cities from passing local soda tax measures b...

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Crystal Cove Shake Shack | Newport Coast

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 20 days ago

When I was in Southern California earlier this month, I learned for the first time that date shakes were available at...

Stone Fruits 2018 @ Andy's Orchard in Morgan Hill

by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Andy's Orchard in Morgan Hill opened for the season on May 15. I had a chance to visit last weekend to buy the first ...

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Melanie Wong commented 21 days ago

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I am from Brisbane, Australia may I ask what are the best new 'Michelin-y' (sic) ventures in Los Angeles from 2018-2019?

by Chadsie 22 days ago

Yes same question but for Los Angeles. Just for fun. Sorry if it's getting repetitive just curious.

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"A Day in the life of Dim Sum makers"

by tre2012 25 days ago

Got this link from my NY Times newsletter - altho it highlights an LA dim sum restaurant, the "behind the scenes" fre...

Best pork buns in LA area?

by sarahbeths 27 days ago

I have favorite dumpling places (DTF, Dumpling House) and favorite noodle places (101 Noodle Express) , but I'm not s...

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Melanie Wong commented 26 days ago

2018 World Cup Soccer view-dine locations in Los Angeles

by CCousteau 1 month ago

Soccer's World Cup happens only once every 4 years. It’s being held in this year of 2018, and runs June 14 thru July...


CCousteau commented 29 days ago

Memory Lane: Jacks at the Beach

by Bruin2 14 years ago

A post below mentioned abalone, and the poster had only had it as sashimi, finding it rubbery. It reminded me of the ...


nickramus commented 1 month ago

CUPID'S Chili for Hot Dogs

by laptopps 7 years ago

My father LOVES Cupid's Hot Dogs and ate there back in the 1950's (at the Cupid's in North Hollywood.) We have since...


steve60 commented 1 month ago

Help: Where to find 7D Dried Mangoes near Santa Monica?

by jhulla 11 years ago

I love mango candies, mango shakes, mango ice cream, mango chutneys, etc. Recently, while in Hawaii, I stumbled ac...


Richtips1 commented 1 month ago

Where to find fresh yuzu in Los Angeles? (Ideally westside)

by Eatisan 6 years ago

Searching for the small Asian citrus fruit in L.A., ideally the westside or in Koreatown. http://en.wikipedia.org/...


MeenaP commented 1 month ago

where to find double skin (aka yang jiang pi or liang zhang pi?) in SGV

by plivnik 10 years ago

I used to get this at Great China in Berkely, and am having a serious craving. It is a sort of cold noodle salad wit...


cattongue commented 1 month ago

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Hainan Chicken Rice @ Cluck2Go | Pasadena

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by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Today I've been binge-watching Anthony Bourdain's "Parts Unknown", including the Singapore episode. Thought I'd post ...

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Break of Dawn | Laguna Hills

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by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Ever since I saw a photo of Break of Dawn's tempura eggs published by Professor Salt, I've been kind of obsessed with...