Cinco de Mayo is on this coming Sunday, but some restaurants around town are offering specials in food and drink leading up to the day Mexico gained victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. We highlighted a few events in town for you to check out what's in store over the next ... More >>
Leading up to this year's Best of L.A. issue (due out Oct. 4) -- and probably beyond, at this rate -- we'll be counting down, in no particular order, 100 of our favorite dishes.
37: The Island Combo at TiGeorges' Chicken.
One imagines George Laguerre, who opened his Haitian restaurant TiGeorges' C ... More >>
It's almost universally agreed upon that the food at Comic-Con sucks -- that is, unless you're a fan of floppy pizza slices and soggy hot dogs marked up to movie-theater prices. Yet just like music festivals, gaming conventions and other pop culture gatherings, Comic-Con is experiencing an influx of ... More >>
Let's face it, Mexico isn't exactly a major player in the current craft beer revolution. But that doesn't mean that its long tradition of easy-drinking European-style lagers is something to be overlooked. Sure, the cerveza market is just as consolidated and macro-dominated as the United States' was ... More >>
Every year, we read articles revealing the true origins of Cinco de Mayo. Nope, not Mexican Independence Day, which happens September 16. Cinco de Mayo commemorates a minor battle in the state of Puebla in 1862 where an army of mostly Mexican Indians won against Napoleon III's French troops. The hol ... More >>
America, we've got a problem.
The first step is admitting it:
More than 38 million of us binge drink about four times a month (only?), having as many as 8 drinks in a sitting (lightweights).
In some nations across the Atlantic -- Germany, England, the Netherlands -- this is called being a pussy. ... More >>
Jesstine G.Steak nachos
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Dos EquisWho would win a fight between Jerry Brown and this guy?Dos Equis isn't the only brand with "the most interesting man." The California Democratic Party just unleashed a web-only video-ad series touting Jerry Brown as "the most interesting man in California."
The video advertisement w ... More >>
There are few things to eat that are better tasting and simpler than an oyster. Complete with its own sauce, seasoning and serving dish, an oyster on the half shell is a nature-ready bite of food; any dash of lemon, mignonette or other sauce is arguably unnecessary. Once plentiful and cheap, oysters ... More >>
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