Leading up to this year's Best of L.A. issue (due out Oct. 3), we'll be bringing you periodic lists of some of the best things we've found to eat and drink around town. Ice cream sandwiches and bowls of tsukemen, fish tacos and dan dan mien, cups of boba and glasses of booze. Read on. The semantic ... More >>
15th Annual Los Angeles Greek Festival There'll be a lineup of your favorite Greek foods at the annual festival, featuring grilled rack of lamb, chicken souvlaki skewers, grilled octopus, gyros, moussaka, spanakopita, Greek wines and homemade pastries. The festival will be co-hosted by Tom Hanks and ... More >>
This Saturday, Sept. 8, the Korean American Coalition (KAC) will be hosting a Taste of Koreatown, a multicultural food festival that promises to showcase "the best restaurants in Koreatown." The event is replacing last year's Korean BBQ Cook-Off in favor of an event featuring a broader swath of K- ... More >>
Given how iconic the "street meat" pita is in the pantheon of portable foods, it's hard to believe that there aren't more food trucks serving Greek cuisine rolling around Los Angeles. To help remedy that problem is the recently launched Meat the Greek (@MeattheGreekLA) truck, which serves home-style ... More >>
Depending on what kind of person you are, potlucks are a source of either great excitement or enormous dread. Excitement if you have your famous potato salad recipe to show off; dread if you don't have a famous anything at your ready. And yet you must bring something; after all, potlucks are like ... More >>
As significant as farmers markets are in reintroducing seasonality to our diet, it is the neighborhood market that regularly holds us down when times call for lingonberry syrup or injera bread. It may be too early to declare Los Angeles -- or anywhere for that matter -- post-racial, but in a city wi ... More >>
Anne Fishbeinthe invisible restaurant critic Dear Mr. Gold: Have you published a list of the 10 best places for L.A. street food and/or "dives"? I'd like to tour them on bicycle, so if they are concentrated in one general area, that would be best -- and hopefully a slightly more urban area l ... More >>
Click for the Google Mapped version of the list. We've been there. It's rush hour. Or, Obama's in town. Or, there's a terrible hip-hop band on the freeway. Or, everyone decided to leave work at the same time. Whatever the reason, the Google Map's all red, you're not going anywhere, and y ... More >>
-- Papa Cristo's finally renovating their old (and beloved) space. [Eater LA] -- Pot meets pop: Soquel entrepreneur plans medical-marijuana soft drinks. [Mercury News] -- Molten Chocolate-Nutella Pudding Cakes. Nutella. Need we say more? [Noble Pig] -- Palm Springs eats: What's new in the desert. ... More >>
Gleek.net/FlickrIf you're the superstitious type, seize the moment. There's a huge handful of foods one can eat around New Year's which are thought to ensure good luck for the next 365 days. We've rounded up a list of a few "good luck" foods that, if for nothing more than karmic efficiency, ... More >>
If you're hankering for a little Greek food in the near future, then the quintessential meal on the go is the gyro, what some call the original wrap. The ingredients are deceptively simple, like good tacos al carbon, but Mediterranean style. It's composed of roasted meat, usually spit-roast lamb; m ... More >>
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