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  • 10 days ago | Breakfast

    When it comes to waffles in Los Angeles, there's no lack of options. You can find sugar-studded versions at Pasadena's Waffles de Liege or ones topped with fried chicken at Roscoe's House of Chicken and Waffles. Maybe you want yours sweet, savory ...

  • 2 months ago | Community

    One of the 54 fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A. Weekly's People Issue 2015. Rudy Espinoza credits his mother, a waitress who put in long hours to support him and his younger brother, with drilling into him the importance of education. He took...

  • 2 months ago | Community

    One of the 54 fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A. Weekly's People Issue 2015. Maria Cabildo has tended to East Los Angeles Community Corporation as a master gardener tends to her plot. Anyone who came through the affordable housing nonprofit or...

  • 3 months ago | Asian Cuisine

    Despite L.A.'s sizable Filipino community, the city hasn't been home to nearly as much experimentation with Filipino cuisine as it has to next-generation Korean and Mexican food. L.A.'s Filipino restaurants serve comfort food that typically center...

  • 4 months ago | Coffee

    Undergrind Cafe on Robertson is not quite the third-wave coffee shop that showcases caffeinated craft from bean to brew. Instead, flavored lattes are co-owner Rachel Sazon's pursuit. "I love flavored lattes,” says Sazon, who chose an espresso from...

  • 6 months ago | Breakfast

    This is a list celebrating the best classic French toast in Los Angeles, from Montecito Heights to Venice, Northridge to San Pedro. We chose to highlight the basics of this decadent breakfast treat: bread dipped in egg, dairy or some mix of the tw...