This month The Bruery in Placentia opens up their Reserve Society membership for the third year. Mark your calendars for Thursday, Oct. 25, to sign up for this beer subscription -- one will likely keep you stocked with harder-to-find Bruery bottles for 2013. Reserve members get 15% off purchases and ... More >>
A recent Arizona State University graduate who grew up in Thousand Oaks -- and is now working abroad in the Jiangsu province of China -- has been dubbed "Brother Fries" by the locals.
Jason Loose, in his early 20s, was photographed on a Nanjing street corner while sharing his McDonald's French frie ... More >>
When we visited Asia's largest food and beverages expo, FoodEx, a few weeks ago, we found a few products available in Japan that we wish also are readily available Stateside. To the list, which currently includes ridiculously cute and functional packaging and a street called Ramen, we add Kirin's ... More >>
Following an unflattering report on vehicle impounds by the LAPD, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa today said he would stop L.A. cops' 30-day impounds for first-time offenders who have been pulled over and found to lack drivers licenses.
For the most part around here those people are called illegal immig ... More >>
This week, Jonathan Gold visits Koreatown, the soondae restaurant, and specifically Eighth Street Soondae, one of the oldest and most respected of its genre.
Soondae, for example, Korean blood sausage, is a popular dish, and you proably could have led a friend to two or ... More >>
FacebookBlanca Martinez-Navarro.Blanca Martinez-Navarro is one of L.A. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's gang-reduction staffers. She's also in trouble: Cops said she attacked an officer last weekend at the Conga Room downtown. And so the mayor's office placed her on administrative leave.
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