Guzzle & NoshThe Specialty Pizza from Petrillo's in San Gabriel.We thought we had intestinal fortitude with our 30 Burgers/30Scoops/30 Sandwiches series, but we're more impressed by Colin Hagendorf, who set out to try every pizza sold by the slice in Manhattan. The 28-year-old Brooklyn reside ... More >>
YouTubeWah Ching.Damn, drug dealers have to learn have to learn how to drive.
We warned you about this when last we reported about a suspect named Johnny V. Pham, who got popped in Arcadia for allegedly rolling through a stop sign -- with 8,000 ecstasy pills in his car.
Now authorities say ... More >>
Halle-freaking-lujahUpdate: L.A. temps are expected to brush record highs today: Downtown, the number to beat is 90 degrees. Eat it up, after the jump!
Welcome back, Los Angeles. We missed you.
After as painful a winter as ever there was -- enough for Governor Jerry Brown to declare the Cal ... More >>
Jim ThurmanYu Pin replaces Bamboodles
With literally hundreds of restaurants in a relatively few square miles of the western part of the San Gabriel Valley, nearly constant openings and closings are guaranteed. And for every door that closes, a new one opens.
That's the case with Bamboodles ... More >>
Anne FishbeinMr. Gold, with dim sum menuDear Mr. Gold:
What's the best neighborhood in L.A. to live in if you don't have a car? Purely within the gastronomical interest, of course.
--Sophia Lee, via Facebook
Dear Ms. Lee:
Although my first impulse was to nominate San Gabriel or Monterey Park ... More >>
L.A. does cold too, sometimes.How cold has it been the last few nights?
Charlie Sheen hired two porn stars just to keep him warm. Willie Nelson was arrested for possession of marijuana. Frozen marijuana. And people who planned to protest the TSA's airport-security pat-downs at LAX actually b ... More >>
Xiao long bao -- the dish at the center of the San Gabriel mayoral mistress scandal -- is such a popular item with so many variations that in some stretches of the San Gabriel Valley, you can sample three top-tier dumpling houses in a two-block radius.
On Monday, that's just what I did on an XLB ... More >>
San Gabriel Valley TribuneWilmington raids net 41 suspects
Probation violators received some unexpected guests on Thursday after county probation officers, along with state and federal agents, descended upon multiple locations throughout Covina, Glendale, Monrovia, Pasadena and San Gabriel, ... More >>
We hope the dumplings were good.The mayor of San Gabriel called it quits Tuesday -- over some dumplings and, allegedly, a disputed purse.
Albert Huang will go down in history for his after-hours altercation over cash with a woman he has called a friend. It happened Friday at the New Taste Du ... More >>
San Gabriel Police DepartmentDon't piss off the mayor
San Gabriel's mayor was arrested this morning for allegedly snatching a woman's purse, then racing away in his SUV at speeds up to 45 miles an hour -- as his victim clung to the side of the vehicle, police said.
Mayor Albert Y.M. Huang, ... More >>
A. Scattergoodcrate of Nutella at Super King
If you live anywhere near the San Gabriel foothills, you will be familiar with the drive north up Lincoln from the Rose Bowl or thereabouts, into the giant, impossibly crowded parking lot across from a tiny carnicerÃa, and into the cavernous inte ... More >>
A 26-year-old woman was killed and three men were wounded, one critically, at a rave in South El Monte early Saturday, according to authorities and the Pasadena Star-News.
According to the Star-News the dead woman was identified as Clara Myung Hee Chun, 26, of San Gabriel. Sheriff's official ... More >>
Opinionated diners agree, Top 10 lists are highly subjective. For a city as large as Los Angeles, it's no wonder we missed a few great late night dining spots (see our recent Top 10 Late-Night Grub For Nocturnal Foodies). Which is why, dear readers, we decided to put together another kind of Top 10 ... More >>
Anthony Bourdain was at it again this week, delving into the surprising culinary scene of Melbourne, Australia. But unless you have a bunch of highly-skilled chef pals with access to local Aussie ingredients, you're probably not going to be able to recreate that charming little rooftop potluck. Howe ... More >>
Photo credit: Anne FishbeinMr. Gold, with dim sum menuDear Mr. Gold:
Could you please recommend one or two outstanding Mexican food restaurants in the L.A. area. I am sick to death of El Cholo, and I have what you could describe as a special date coming up.
Lovell, Los Angeles
Mexican ... More >>
Don't Call Him "Padre" Sheik Qazi Asad has become the LAPD's first Muslim chaplain. The Pakistani-born cleric had previously worked as a Sheriff's Department liaison to the county's Islamic community. L.A. Times Time to Pay Los Angeles County's sales tax jumps half a percent to 9.75 percent on July ... More >>
I've probably been to a dozen barbecues at friends' houses in the last month, and the routine of burgers and overdone chicken is getting a little old. Any suggestions for my own barbecue? And please don't point me towards any of your beloved organ meats.
Anne FishbeinProof that they do exist: The elusive Sichuan spare ribs at Chung King
Dear Mr. Gold:
Where can you get really good Chinese barbecued spareribs? I'm in Silver Lake, but I'm willing to travel.
--Susanna, Silver Lake
Taco Slay Arrests Two men and a woman have been arrested in connection with a Wednesday night rifle-shooting at a Lennox taco truck that left one man dead and five other people wounded, including two boys. Associated PressMission Accomplished? Three brothers from Hong Kong hoped their plans to expan ... More >>