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  • 5 years ago | Bars

    Every dive has its history, but when it comes to bars in Southern California, it's nearly impossible to top Long Beach's Joe Jost's--one of the oldest continually operating taverns in any state west of the Mississippi...

  • 5 years ago | Food Trends

    Condé Nast is continuing to do odd food-related things with its magazines, following the Gourmet-as-iPad-app plan by making its rags available to license for themed restaurants in Asia, South America and the Middle East. It's a business pra...

  • 5 years ago | Cooking

    Sigur Rós frontman Jónsi Birgisson and collaborator/boyfriend Alex Somers have been sharing their love of food and cooking for the past year through their online-only Good Heart recipe book and four-part cooking show, The Recipe Show...

  • 5 years ago | Beer

    Booze and taxidermy have a long, intertwined history, the un-ironic moose, deer or elk head--always complete with an impressive rack of antlers--a staple of small-town dive bar décor. Referenced with varying degrees of tongue-in-cheekiness ...

  • 5 years ago | Social Media

    We're used to finding our Mexican food in less-than-normal places: sold out of grocery carts, cooked in fly-by-night outdoor kitchens, served out of bicycle-mounted freezers. But the lexicon of this cuisine--tamales, huaraches, sopes, paletas, ras...

  • 5 years ago | Shopping

    Craigslist is your next apartment, your next job; it's your next bike, bed, kitchen table, boyfriend, girlfriend, trans or sub or dom or gay/bi-curious one-night stand. The farm+garden section is certainly helpful if you're looking for some fertil...

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