1 month ago | Condiments
The most important thing to know about Fala Bar, a vegan falafel joint in the Fairfax District, is that its s'rug is really, really spicy. One dab of this green hot sauce — a mix of cilantro, jalapeño, garlic, salt, pepper and hot pepper — on...
2 months ago
When 41-year-old Oakland resident and author of Afro-Vegan cookbook Bryant Terry discovered his Mohawk Bend appearance was falling on Fat Tuesday, the former New Orleans citizen knew he had to throw a feast. And with a menu that is slated t...
2 months ago | Events
Just because a person is vegan doesn't mean he or she doesn't like to party. Just look at Bryant Terry, author of the cookbook Afro-Vegan: Farm-Fresh African, Caribbean, and Southern Flavors Remixed. When the 41-year-old Oakland resident discovere...
2 months ago | Holidays
There's no better way to celebrate Valentine's Day than with a vegan meal. For starters, nothing had to die for you, which is pretty much the epitome of love. Then there's the fact that you're a normal human being and normal human beings want to g...
3 months ago | Burgers
Are the new vegan burger combo plates at Fala Bar any good? Who cares? Because for the first 50 customers this Saturday, the meals are free and we all know free food equals good food. (Or at least good enough that you shouldn't complain.) The even...
3 months ago | L.A. Stories
A lot's happened in the 15 years since Alex's Bar opened its doors. For starters, 42-year-old owner Alex Hernandez says, the methadone clinic in the alley is gone. So is Sublime's secret tweaker pad that used to be nearby and the payphone where pr...