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Camel Picadillo; Credit: Courtesy of Living Breathing Kitchen

Camel and Boar Are on the Menu at This 12-Course Wild Game Tapas Dinner

If you’ve recently had a hankering for wild boar, camel or other uncommon meat preparations, count your prayers answered. This coming Saturday, January 31, chef Robert “Bean” Castaneda will host a 12-course wild game tapas collaboration dinner at the former Coco Laurent location in downtown, with alternating courses of small-plate......
Youssef Fakhouri; Credit: Shannon Cottrell

Vromage Is L.A.'s First Vegan Cheese Shop (VIDEO)

Non-dairy cheese is nothing new. Vegans and lactose-intolerant folk have been figuring out the best way to make a faux grilled cheese sandwich or mock quesadilla for some time and it was only a matter of time before someone — naturally, an L.A. someone — thought to create a vegan-cheese......
Vertical Water; Credit: Cleo Tobbi

Water's Hottest New Trend: Maple. (No, For Real.)

Since last April, shoppers at L.A.'s Sprouts Farmers Markets may have noticed a bizarre new product moving in next to the coconut water. It's name? Maple water. Yes, maple as in Canada's leafy flag. And water as in that basic life-giving liquid, which we've been hyping up for the last......

Covina's Bread & Barley Celebrates One-Year Anniversary With Two Events

One-year anniversaries call for a certain special celebration. Any time a small business, especially a restaurant, to makes it through its first year, some booze and good vibes are definitely deserved. So when we heard that Bread & Barley in downtown Covina plans to celebrate its first anniversary with not......
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