Ben Mesirow

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  • 3 days ago | Coffee

    One of the defining features of L.A.’s food scene is the willingness of talented newcomers to set up shop in unorthodox venues – from Kogi to Wolvesmouth (nay, Sharksteeth) to LudoBites to Starry Kitchen, some of the city’s best food has been born...

  • 4 months ago | Late Night Eats

    Are there people out there who don’t spend their days wondering about Missed Taco-nnections? People who don’t think for a second about which rare cut of pork they could have found if only they had walked another half block, the joy they might have...

  • 10 months ago | Tacos

    Not long ago, a friend from out of town asked where to get the best tacos in L.A. Hours later, abs aching from laughing so derisively for so long at her naivete, we answered that question with one of our own, the question that always follows such ...

  • 1 year ago | Sandwiches

    If Tacos Villa Corona were open reasonable hours, this list probably wouldn’t exist — what point would there be in seeking out other cheap and hearty lunch options in a neighborhood already blessed with such spectacular burritos? But tha...

  • 1 year ago | Beer

    With craft beer's growth in popularity and accessibility has come an increased emphasis on the fringes of the flavor spectrum. There are more breweries making extreme beers, pushing the boundaries of styles and bringing in new far-out ingredients;...

  • 1 year ago | Sandwiches

    Burbank is a strange city. It manages to feel at once both anachronistic and thoroughly modern, separate from greater L.A. and yet fully symbiotic with the film and TV industry that powers the region, mostly working class and family-oriented yet c...

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